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Still of Jessica Chastain in Zero Dark Thirty. Photo by Jonathan Olley – © 2012 – Zero Dark Thirty, LLC. This Chick’s Flicks logo: © 2012 Kristal Bailey. . Dear Readers, I don’t know about you, but for me, December is shaping up to be a fairly expensive month. And not just

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While the kids today don’t know who Max Fleischer was, his contributions to the advancement of animated family entertainment are pretty important.  Betty Boop, Popeye, and Superman are just a few of the many characters he brought to the big screen, along with some pretty significant creative and technical innovations. 

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“You’ll shoot your eye out!” What a famous line from the 1983 Christmas classic A Christmas Story! This has to be one of the most played Christmas movies on television. Most years you can find this on a 24 hour loop on any given channel. All Ralphie (Peter Billingsley) wants

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The Santa Clause was by far my favorite Christmas movie growing up. I used to love Home Improvement so when I saw Tim the Toolman Taylor (Tim Allen) was playing a guy who becomes Santa, I couldn’t have been happier. No lie, I literally used to watch this movie everyday

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Most people that grew up in the 90s will agree with my choice of having this next movie in the countdown. Home Alone was a huge holiday favorite in my household as I’m sure it was in most others. In this Christmas movie, Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) is accidently left

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Today’s 12 Days of Christmas Countdown movie isn’t one that a whole lot of people like. The Polar Express was a best selling book for many years before it was made into a motion-captured IMAX 3D film in 2004 by Robert Zemeckis. The reason some people don’t like this movie

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‘The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear!’ Elf is such a fantastic Christmas movie that the entire family, kids and all, can enjoy. Elf is about a human who thinks he’s an elf stuck in a Christmas elf’s world at the North Pole.

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With the first of the gift-giving holidays almost upon us, the stress of finding the perfect present may impede creative thinking. So, as an addition to my previous Chick Flick (Vintage Chick Flicks | Chick Flicks 101) and Bromance/Buddy Comedy Gift Guides, I decided to give you one more: A British

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Stockings full of new covers of traditional Christmas tunes are released every year.  They have got to be some of the most covered songs ever written.  I would be set for life if I owned the rights to “The Christmas Song”!  From power pop divas to folksy indie rockers, we all have our

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We’ve done a bunch of gift guides this year focusing on the amazing Blu-Rays and DVDs you can buy. But what about things beyond discs and box sets of TV seasons? Here are some goodies that your TVaholic friends will be dying over. The Revolution Was Televised by Alan Sepinwall

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The most wonderful time of the year is upon us!!  That means it’s time for my ears to ring with the delightful sounds of one of my all time favorite things – HOLIDAY MUSIC!!!  Around March I begin looking forward to “Black Friday”, the official day that I can start blasting the John Denver and

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Some people like to enjoy the holiday season with sappy love stories, uplifting tales of friends and family, or seasonal stories of family reunions gone horribly and hilariously wrong. This list is not for those people. This list is for those of us who would rather watch explosions and gunfights

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It’s the holiday season! Which means tons of shopping is definitely on everyone’s agenda, so what better gifts to buy than awesome box sets of their favorite movies and TV shows? I’ve conjured up a really cool list of great box sets to get the TV show and movie lover

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Having posted two chick flick Gift Guides (Vintage Chick Flicks | Chick Flicks 101), to help girls and guys alike pick great holiday gifts for their favorite chick-flick-lovers, it seems only fair to offer some dude-centric guidance too. Combining personal knowledge with input from some members of the fabulous Screen Invasion Team,

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Blu-ray and DVDGift GuidesThis Chick's Flicks

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

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Blu-ray and DVDGift GuidesThis Chick's Flicks

Are you celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or any other gift-giving occasion this holiday season? Need some help choosing the perfect gift? Have no fear, Screen Invasion Gift Guides are here! As I am a lover of chick flicks, I’ve decided to put my vast collection of knowledge to good use and

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