A retrospective analysis of 2012’s chick flicks and a few of my hopes and dreams for 2013’s.
Chris Colfer is not a man who wastes time resting on his laurels. In the past four years, we’ve seen him sing and dance on ‘Glee,’ win a Golden Globe® and two Teen Choice Awards, and become a #1 New York Times Bestselling Author thanks to his young adult novel, ‘The Land of Stories.’
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
On Friday, Ang Lee’s Life of Pi kicked off the New York Film Festival and received high marks from the critics. The epic scale, lauded visual effects, and story about humanity might tug the heartstrings of Oscar voters, and if there’s a movie out there to grab “the heart vote,”
They say college is the time to find yourself and to make friendships that will last a lifetime. Well, if any university in the real world can boast a peer group and aca-adventures like those in PITCH PERFECT, I’ll write them a check for all four years right now.
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
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,
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
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
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.