The Movie Junkie’s 2012 Summer Movie Preview Part 2 (Kirk Haviland)

JULY The Amazing Spider-Man (July 3rd) So we are already getting a reboot of the Spider-Man franchise, a move Sony has made to ensure that the web slinger’s movie rights don’t revert back to Marvel’s control. But I must admit, with every new trailer that hits the web I actually become more interested in seeingContinue reading “The Movie Junkie’s 2012 Summer Movie Preview Part 2 (Kirk Haviland)”

The Passing of a Chick Flick Auteur – Nora Ephron (Nadia Sandhu)

Nora Ephron hated the term “chick flick” per Pete Hammond at Deadline (click here for that great memorium)  but I don’t think she would mind the way that the much maligned, and ultimately unfair label, has been reclaimed here at chickflicking. Ephron was a prolific writer but she will long be remembered for reviving andContinue reading “The Passing of a Chick Flick Auteur – Nora Ephron (Nadia Sandhu)”

ChickFlicking – Weekend Box Office: A Tale of Two Chick Flicks (Nadia Sandhu)

This was supposed to be a positive review of Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, but a funny thing happened on the way to posting. The first box office projections started coming in and I found myself enthralled by the widely diverging fates for Friend and Pixar’s Brave, the two big chickContinue reading “ChickFlicking – Weekend Box Office: A Tale of Two Chick Flicks (Nadia Sandhu)”

The Great 35mm Debate: Christopher Nolan is Being a Hypocrite (Nadia Sandhu)

A tried and true mantra in the fanboy universe is “In Nolan We Trust.” I’m not so sure he is quite as deserving of that faith as I was just a week ago. Last weekend at the Produced By Conference, director Christopher Nolan continued his anti-digital crusade. You can read about it here, here, andContinue reading “The Great 35mm Debate: Christopher Nolan is Being a Hypocrite (Nadia Sandhu)”

The Movie Junkie’s 2012 Summer Movie Preview Part 1 (Kirk Haviland)

I know, I know. The Avengers has already broke records everywhere, and you’re doing a summer preview now? I must confess that I’m a bit of a traditionalist in that I feel the real summer season starts on Victoria Day in Canada/Memorial Day in the US. And since we recently had Victoria Day in Canada,Continue reading “The Movie Junkie’s 2012 Summer Movie Preview Part 1 (Kirk Haviland)”