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Batman V Superman Is Pretty—And Pretty Dumb

Everyone loves Batman and Superman, just apparently not when they’re trying to rip each other’s heads off. While audiences give Batman v Superman a 74% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes,…

Newser | March 26, 2016 - 1:30 pm

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
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