A retrospective analysis of 2012’s chick flicks and a few of my hopes and dreams for 2013’s.
This week there are some really great releases: Pitch Perfect, Total Recall, Trouble with the Curve, Sleepwalk With Me, and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days. A really interesting mixture of genres! Here’s a clip from Pitch Perfect: [springboard type=”video” id=”627857″ player=”scin001″ width=”560″ height=”315″ ] And as usual, please
As promised last week in my Vintage Chick Flicks Gift Guide, today I bring you its companion, Chick Flicks 101: a collection of classic chick flicks from the late 90s to today. This Gift Guide is designed to help you choose the perfect gift(s) for all chick-flick-lovers of any age. Organized
Dear Readers, As I’ve mentioned before, one of my favorite things about chick flicks (defined here, subjectively, as: “movies I would want to see with my girlfriends”) is the emotional connection that can form between characters and the audience when a movie is centered around a common life experience. This bond allows the
Initially released at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival, 10 Years is about a formerly tight-knit group of friends reuniting for their ten-year high school reunion. For many of us, the anxiety that surrounds such milestones is not about whether we are happy with our present. Rather, we fear what we might have to confront from our past. And so it is for the characters of 10 Years, each of whom arrives at the reunion saddled by some sort of high school-related, emotional baggage.
Fall is an interesting time at the box office. It’s a mix of summer leftovers and the beginnings of the award season hopefuls. It’s an ecclectic mix where you have family friendly fare alongside depressing dramas vying for Oscars. Even the term “Fall release” needed some clarification. We decided that