For a Good Time Call…
A retrospective analysis of 2012’s chick flicks and a few of my hopes and dreams for 2013’s.
This weeks biggest releases are End of Watch, The Paperboy, Keep the Lights On, Kendra: Season 4, and Searching for Sugar Man. End of Watch definitely got a lot of awards buzz when first released, but was one of the notable snubs when the nominations finally were announced while The Paperboy got Nicole Kidman a
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, Today’s quickie recommendation—a type of post that I’m just going to call a “Quickie” from now on, because I love sexual innuendo and double entendres—features a movie that reaches a new zenith among chick flicks (at least those that I’m familiar with). Not only was it written and
I had the pleasure of spending last week becoming well acquainted with That’s What She Said, an uproariously funny film about three chicks who aren’t afraid to tell you what’s going on up here, down there, and everywhere. Over the course of three days, I researched the film (which, by the way,
This Chick’s Flicks newbies should pause here and read the original “chick flick” definitional piece first. To the rest of you, away we go… . . . . . . . . . Dear Readers, Today, with your indulgence, I’d like to do something a bit different. Instead of writing
One of my favorite things about chick flicks is the shared emotional experience they provide the viewer. As they are targeted at women, chick flicks often center around a common, female life-experience, such as pining after the guy, getting the guy, losing the guy, first kisses, first times, having a baby, the motherhood, etc.
Are you a 20-something woman looking to pay the rent and have some extra dollars for the finer things in life? Well, For a Good Time, Call… has a suggestion for you… Just kidding! Though phone sex features prominently (and is laugh-out-loud hilarious!!), it is by no means the only way in
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.