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Love Actually image: © 2003 Universal Studios.  ||  This Chick’s Flicks logo: © 2012 Kristal Bailey. Some people celebrate Christmas Day with family, friends, and presents under a tree. Others, like me, celebrate with a trip to the movies and dinner in Chinatown. Regardless of how you spend the day

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Dear Readers, We talk a lot about “guilty pleasures”—you know, those things we do or like that we know we shouldn’t. But, I wonder: How much “guilt” do we really feel about them? Maybe it’s me, but I just can’t muster any real “guilt” about loving some of the chick

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Dear Readers, I originally had another topic in mind for this week’s post…but then I finally got around to watching a movie that had been on my to-watch list for a while, *loved* it, and decided that I’d give you all a quickie recommendation instead. Conception, written and directed by

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FeaturesMoviesThis Chick's Flicks

Dear Readers, As I’ve mentioned before, one of my favorite things about chick flicks (defined here, subjectively, as: “movies I would want to see with my girlfriends”) is the emotional connection that can form between characters and the audience when a movie is centered around a common life experience. This bond allows the

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Blu-ray and DVDFeaturesMoviesThis Chick's Flicks

Dear Readers, First-timers should check out the original This Chick’s Flicks post, What’s In A Name?: Re-Defining “CHICK FLICK”, before continuing. To my faithful return readers, I bid you welcome once more! On to the topic of the day… The Five-Year Engagement—a rom-com written by Nicholas Stoller and Jason Segel, produced by

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Blu-ray and DVDFeaturesMoviesThis Chick's Flicks

Dear Readers, First-time readers who missed the first This Chick’s Flicks post, What’s In A Name?: Re-Defining “CHICK FLICK”, may want to read it before proceeding. To my return readers: welcome back! Onward we go to today’s topic… Marge Simpson once advised her daughter, Lisa, on the subject of relationships: “Most

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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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Okay kids, I need to preface this review with the disclaimer that I am not, nor have I ever been a girly-girl in the sense that I am a rom-com fan, even less so a rom-com-action fan.  Even with that said, I have my moments.  I did buy Love Actually

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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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