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ChickFlicking – A Reflection Brought on by Sci Fi (Nadia Sandhu)

ChickFlicking – A Reflection Brought on by Sci Fi (Nadia Sandhu)

The Monsters and Martians Science Fiction Film Festival recently showcased the festival sensation “Dimensions,” a film which has been wracking up Best Film and Best Director Awards from science fiction film aficionados the world over (Best Film at 2012 London Independent Film Festival, Boston International Science Fiction Film Festival, and Long Island Science Fiction Film […]

ChickFlicking at Fantasia 2012 – Afro Tanaka Review (Nadia Sandhu)

ChickFlicking at Fantasia 2012 – Afro Tanaka Review (Nadia Sandhu)

We now interrupt comprehensive Fantasia Film Festival coverage from Matt Hodgson for a surprise installment of Chickflicking.  A surprise because neither of us was ready for a relationship comedy right smack in the middle of this genre filled festival line up. Fantasia Film Festival 2012 Afro Tanaka (2012) Starring Shota Matsuda, and Nozumi Sasaki (One […]

ChickFlicking – People Like Us Review (Nadia Sandhu)

ChickFlicking – People Like Us Review (Nadia Sandhu)

People Like Us Starring Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks, Michael Hall D’Addario, and Michelle Pfeiffer Directed by Alex Kurtzman The first thing I noticed when I saw the trailer for “People Like Us” was the amazing chemistry between Chris Pine and Elizabeth Banks, which would be great if this was a rom-com, but it isn’t.  This […]

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

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 and […]

ChickFlicking – Weekend Box Office: A Tale of Two Chick Flicks (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 chick […]

ChickFlicking – Snow White and the Huntsman a ChickFlick? (Nadia Sandhu)

ChickFlicking – Snow White and the Huntsman a ChickFlick? (Nadia Sandhu)

True Drunk’s First Kiss (Snow White and the Huntsman? Total Chick Flick) Yes, the title of this article kind of has a spoiler in it. But only kind of, so please let us move on. What stands out to me about this retelling of the classic fairytale is just how little of it is re-imagined […]

ChickFlicking – Hysteria Review (Nadia Sandhu)

ChickFlicking – Hysteria Review (Nadia Sandhu)

Hysteria (2011) Starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, Hugh Dancy and Jonathan Pryce Directed by Tanya Wexler Until the late nineteenth century hysteria was a medical catch-all for ailments particular to women and thought to be caused by disturbances of the uterus. Indeed, hysteria is “a plague of our times”, insists Dr. Robert Dalrymple (Jonathan Pryce) upon learning […]