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The Girl on the Train
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For better and worse, The Girl on the Train will always be tied to Gone Girl. Paula Hawkins’s debut novel was almost immediately anointed “this year’s Gone Girl.” To this day, The Girl on The Train is still compared – unfavorably – to Gone Girl. Such was the case for the book, and now is the case for

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Blu-ray and DVDFeaturesThis Chick's Flicks

Do you like movies and television that are characterized by strong female characters? What about historical fiction? If you answered “Yes!” to either or both of these questions, then you’ll love what Amazon Deals has put together for Women’s History Month. The selection includes more than 100 films and TV movies/specials that celebrate women, of both iconic and average standing, whose actions rendered them role models to those who followed.

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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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FeaturesMoviesThis Chick's Flicks

Dear Readers, Like Meg Ryan in You’ve Got Mail, I’m going to start this missive to you as if we are the dearest of friends and already in the middle of a conversation. (Ironically, I wrote the opening to this post weeks before Nora Ephron‘s premature demise (RIP Nora). But, as it

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This marks the first official year that I have seen every film nominated for best motion picture by the Academy Awards. I am honestly quite proud of myself for that feat. Now, I just have to keep up the film going the rest of my film career now that I’ve

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Blu-ray and DVD

THE HELP has arrived on Blu-ray and DVD and it is one of the best movies I have seen this year. I wish that I had watched this in theaters, but am happy that I had the chance to check it out on Blu-ray. The film is directed by Tate

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The Help, adapted from the popular novel by Kathryn Stockett, turns an important era of history that should never be forgotten into something that is both accessible and easy to like. Telling the story of a young Mississippi journalist in the 1960s who writes a book from the perspective of

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