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 learningContinue reading “ChickFlicking – Hysteria Review (Nadia Sandhu)”

ChickFlicking the Summer Away – Summer Movie Preview (Nadia Sandhu)

As I wade further into the world of ChickFlicking, it is becoming clear that “chick flick” is really a catchall term for several distinct but related genres. For the purposes of this preview a simple litmus test was employed – does the official synopsis mention a romantic relationship?  If the answer is yes, then thatContinue reading “ChickFlicking the Summer Away – Summer Movie Preview (Nadia Sandhu)”