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)”

ChickFlicking – The Vow Review (Nadia Sandhu)

The Vow (2011) Starring Rachel McAdams, Channing Tatum, Sam Neill, and Jessica Lange Directed by Michael Sucsy New on DVD/Blu-ray is The Vow, which grossed $125 million at the box office earlier this year- almost double the take of The Lucky One. The central romantic conflict of this film is grounded in real events, soContinue reading “ChickFlicking – The Vow Review (Nadia Sandhu)”

ChickFlicking – The Avengers Assemble Some Serious Eye Candy! (Nadia Sandhu)

Not a lot can be said about The Avengers that hasn’t already been said.  Joss Whedon’s film has been previewed, reviewed, and even sparked a media feud on the way to a record opening weekend. Call it Spring Fever, but despite this wall of coverage I did manage to find an angle that required immediateContinue reading “ChickFlicking – The Avengers Assemble Some Serious Eye Candy! (Nadia Sandhu)”

ChickFlicking – Think Like a Man Review (Nadia Sandhu)

Think Like a Man (2012) Starring Gabrielle Union, Jerry Ferrara, Meagan Good, Michael Ealy, Kevin Hart, Regina Hall, Taraji P. Henson Featuring Steve Harvey, Chris Brown, Kelly Rowland Directed by Tim Story Think Like a Man is the latest offering in the newly minted “advice book adaptations” trend springing up in Hollywood (He’s Just NotContinue reading “ChickFlicking – Think Like a Man Review (Nadia Sandhu)”