Posts tagged "movie reviews"

We See Chick Flicks: “Young Adult”

Starring Charlie Theron, Patton Oswalt, Patrick Wilson & Elizabeth Reaser
Written by Diablo Cody and directed by Jason Reitman
I went into a screening of “Young Adult” already…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 9, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Trailer Park: “True Grit,” “Somewhere,” “Country Strong,” “Little Fockers,” “Gulliver’s Travels”

Who are you kidding, you know perfectly well that when you’ve run out of presents to open on Christmas Day (or you don’t celebrate Christmas) and you’ve run out of…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 24, 2010 - 8:30 pm

We See Chick Flicks: “Let Me In”

Starring Chloe Moretz and Kodi Smit-Mcphee
Directed by Matt Reeves

You’ve probably heard all the buzz and controversy about “Let Me In,” an American adaptation of the Swedish vampire…

Annika Harris | September 29, 2010 - 1:30 pm

Trailer Park: “Sex And The City 2,” “Prince of Persia,” “Survival Of The Dead,” “Agora,” “Micmacs”

I know you’ve got a lot on your plate these days, but there are some serious movies coming out this week and you need a vacation from your life! You’ve…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 28, 2010 - 7:00 pm

Trailer Park: “Furry Vengeance,” “Nightmare On Elm Street,” “Paper Man,” “The Human Centipede”

Sure it’s springtime, love is in the air and the birds are singing. But do you know what else is in the air? Pollen. And the bees are singing too…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 30, 2010 - 7:00 pm

“Valentine’s Day” — The Movie! — Probably Totally Sucks

Confession: I was really looking forward to seeing “Valentine’s Day” on, yes, Valentine’s Day. Most of my friends are in relationships, I am newly single, and, well, I was thinking…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 12, 2010 - 7:00 pm

We See Chick Flicks: “Precious”

Starring Gabourey Sidibe, Mo’Nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey
Directed by Lee Daniels
Based on the book by Sapphire

After all the hype surrounding “Precious” — the critical acclaim, Oprah’s…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 9, 2009 - 6:30 pm

We See Chick Flicks: “Julie & Julia”

Starring Meryl Streep and Amy Adams
Directed by Nora Ephron

The Lowdown: Here’s what I wish the title of this movie was: “Julia.” Period. No Julie, just Julia.

Leonora Epstein | August 10, 2009 - 12:30 pm

We See (Not Just) Chick Flicks: Bruno

The Lowdown: Watching the feature film “Bruno” is somewhat like eating a whole bag of candy corn. There is a sugar rush high and momentary feeling of elation and giddiness,…

Ali Jawin | July 10, 2009 - 6:30 pm

We See Chick Flicks: “Sunshine Cleaning”

Starring Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, Alan Arkin, Steve Zahn

The Lowdown: Ten years out of high school, most people have some kind of college degree. Lots are in stable…

Jessica Wakeman | March 27, 2009 - 4:30 pm

We See Chick Flicks: “Confessions Of A Shopaholic”

Starring Isla Fisher, Hugh Dancy, Krysten Ritter

Based on the series of chick lit books by Sophie Kinsella, “Confessions Of A Shopaholic,” is the story of adorable, but bumbling…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 16, 2009 - 4:30 pm

We See Chick Flicks: “He’s Just Not That Into You”

Starring Ben Affleck, Jennifer Aniston, Drew Barrymore, Jennifer Connelly, Kevin Connolly, Bradley Cooper, Ginnifer Goodwin, Scarlett Johansson, Justin Long

When God created chick flicks, she/he had this one in…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 9, 2009 - 8:00 pm

We See Chick Flicks: Bride Wars

Starring Anne Hathaway, Kate Hudson

Against my better judgment, and the groans of many, many people I respect and whom I want to respect me, I saw “Bride Wars”…

Lesley Savage | January 13, 2009 - 7:30 pm

Does “W” Stand For “Worth Seeing” Or “Worthless”?

This weekend, Oliver Stone’s highly anticipated movie about the fairly unpopular president (Bush), “W”, comes out. I’m psyched to see this film, though I’m still pretty unclear on…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 17, 2008 - 6:00 pm

We See Chick Flicks: My Best Friend’s Girl

Starring Kate Hudson, Dane Cook, Jason Biggs, Alec Baldwin
While the film “My Best Friend’s Girl” could be easily classified as a typical rom-com judging by the misleading commercials and…

Leigh Raines | September 22, 2008 - 3:00 pm

We See Chick Flicks: The Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants 2

When I went to the theater last night to see the second installment of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, I expected the movie to warm my heart and make…

Catherine Strawn | August 7, 2008 - 3:00 pm

We See Chick Flicks, Er, Action Movies Starring Dearly Departed Aussies: The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight
Starring Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Aaron Eckhart, & Gary Oldman
Directed by Christopher Nolan

Before walking in the theater (and for the record, I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 21, 2008 - 6:00 pm

We See Chick Flicks: Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Starring Jason Segel, Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell
Okay, ladies this is a very special addition of “We See Chick Flicks”. Both because I loved, loved, loved this…

Lesley Savage | April 24, 2008 - 5:30 pm

We See Chick Flicks: 21

Starring Kate Bosworth, Kevin Spacey, Jim Sturgess
Based on the book by Ben Mezrich

The Lowdown: Okay, so I am not sure if 21 totally qualifies as a “chick…

Lesley Savage | March 31, 2008 - 5:15 pm

We See Chick Flicks: Definitely, Maybe

Starring Ryan Reynolds, Abigail Breslin, Isla Fisher
The Lowdown: Ryan Reynolds stars as a recently separated father, who gets suckered into telling his daughter (Little Miss Sunshine’s Abigail…

Lesley Savage | February 22, 2008 - 8:00 pm