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Dear Readers, They say that little girls are made of “sugar and spice, and everything nice.” Assuming that grown-up women are made of the same, at least to some extent, I wonder: Do women also look for and/or need these qualities in our movies? In other words, what ingredients does the

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Blu-ray and DVDFeatures

This week there are plenty of shows to choose from, so all the TV show junkies out there can get their fix, and one of the summer’s big hits Snow White and the Huntsman is also out. You still have time to enter the Blu-Ray and Prize Pack contest for

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Blu-ray and DVDFeaturesMoviesThis Chick's Flicks

Dear Readers, Today, as I have previously done for Think Like a Man and The Five-Year Engagement, I’d like to recommend a new-to-DVD/Blu-ray/iTunes chick flick: What to Expect When You’re Expecting. A loose adaptation of Heidi Murkoff‘s best-selling pregnancy how-to, What to Expect When You’re Expecting is an intertwining ensemble tale of five very different couples who,

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FeaturesMoviesOscar Watching

For the last several weeks, we’ve been chatting about various movies and their possibilities for Oscar glory, but two very important things happened within the Academy last week. This week, we’ll discuss two movies that might be in the hunt for Oscar and later talk about the official Academy changes

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The official trailer for Pitch Perfect has arrived. Pitch Perfect is directed by Jason Moore and will be released on October 5, 2012. Anna Kendrick, Alexis Knapp, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Adam DeVine, John Michael Higgins, Hana Mae Lee, and Ester Dean star.

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Blu-ray and DVD

It’s that time again: another weekly DVD/Blu-Ray Roundup!  Here are the new releases for the week and my opinion on whether you should Skip It! Rent It! or Buy It! This weeks big releases are True Blood: The Complete Fourth Season, We Need to Talk About Kevin, and Coriolanus. True Blood

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting is a true delight. More than I expected and everything I hoped it would be. Based on the pregnancy guidebook of the same name (as much as Mean Girls is ‘based on’ Queen Bees and Wannabes), What to Expect When You’re Expecting follows five couples who unexpectedly find themselves expecting: Over

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Elizabeth Banks and Chris Pine are continuing their string of films this year in a dramedy called People Like Us.  Banks plays Frankie, a bartender and a single mother with a young son who is quite the trouble maker.  Chris Pine plays Sam, a successful businessman with a heap of debt

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Anthology movies have gotten a bad rap thanks to some clunkers like VALENTINE’S DAY and the upcoming NEW YEAR’S EVE (which our reviewer didn’t like at all and is at 6% on Rotten Tomatoes right now). When WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU’RE EXPECTING was first announced, it sounded like an assured

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Here is the full trailer for the Gary Ross directed adaptation of THE HUNGER GAMES. This trailer looks as awesome as the books were when I read them. After seeing the trailer I am sold on Ross’ adaptation of the book. The cast includes Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth,

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Here is the international trailer for MAN ON A LEDGE. The film was directed by Asger Leth and stars Sam Worthington, Jamie Bell and Elizabeth Banks. Synopsis: An ex-cop framed turned con threatens to jump to his death from a Manhattan hotel rooftop. The nearest New York Police officer immediately

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