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Chick Flick

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LET THE RIGHT ONE IN (2008)

Tuesday, 15 October 2013 02:12
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    Oskar is a bit of an outcast. He's 12 and doesn't have many friends. He spends most of his time fantasizing about revenge on the bullies at school. Then he meets Eli (pronounced Ee-Lee), a strange girl his age who moves in to the apartment next door. Eli seems a bit of an outcast herself and the two become fast friends. But there is more to Eli than even Oskar is aware, she's a vampire. This Swedish film based on a novel of the same name has become the quintessential modern day vampire story with beautiful imagery and a romance that, yes... is still better than Twilight.

 


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PITCH PERFECT (2012)

Saturday, 29 June 2013 20:21
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     Beca (Anna Kendrick) is a college not-so-rebel with a love of music and designs to move to LA to be a big producer, but her father (a professor) insists she must give college one good year before he'll consider sending her out to try her hand at her dream. After getting roped into the local all female A Cappella group they struggle to beat their rivals at the national championships.

 


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WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU'RE EXPECTING (2012)

Sunday, 12 May 2013 18:46
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     This film follows 6 couples as they battle with different trials and tribulations of becoming pregnant or being parents, both planned and unplanned. We get to view this miracle from different perspectives such as young, old, married, dating, one night stands, adoption, accidents, long term efforts... pretty much any way that you can think of having a kid; it's at least touched on here. But despite this fact, I'm not entirely sure how the film really works as a translation of a pregnancy guide of the same name.

 

 

 

 

 


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MANHATTAN (1979)

Saturday, 23 March 2013 21:04
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     Auteur Woody Allen's love note to New York, this picture majestically follows Isaac Davis (Allen) as he and his friends (Diane Keaton, Mariel Hemingway, Michael Murphy, Anne Byrne) struggle with what it means to find happiness and love. They say that with age comes wisdom, but perhaps it also brings with it the weight of our past experiences.

 


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THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (2004)

Thursday, 14 March 2013 17:16
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Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1986 stage adaptation of The Phantom of the Opera has become an iconic love story, synonymous with romance, beauty, and fantasy in the hearts of countless women. This is actually a real shame, because from a man's perspective, Phantom can basically be summed up as "Friend Zone - The Musical." It's the story of a smart, talented guy with lots of cool hobbies who provides years of kindness and support to the girl he's into, but is forsaken in favor of some rich pretty boy, merely because he just happens to be hideous to look upon, lives in a basement, and is not, technically, employed.*

[* Editor's Note: Not that I'm bitter or anything.]

But, close to home as this story may hit for some guys who are definitely not me, the 2004 movie version is still a beautiful, if controversial, retelling of arguably the most important show of its theatrical generation (or however theater time is measured... epochs, maybe?). For those of you who enjoy music, pagaentry, and romance, but can't spring for tickets to a Broadway revival, this film is absolutely worth seeing.


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SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN (2012)

Wednesday, 06 March 2013 12:00
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     Hollywood’s relatively current take on the Snow White story (I say this because Mirror, Mirror was out around the same time) is a darker tale than the ones we are used to.  It is not as dark as Grimm’s original work, which ends with the Queen being forced to step into red hot shoes and dance to her death, but Hollywood dark.  Charlize Theron plays a (hot) woman who pretends to be a prisoner and seduces/kills Snow White’s father and takes his kingdom.  The queen then sends The Huntsman (who from this point on will be referred to as Thor) to hunt down the princess so she can eat her heart.  They meet the dwarves and a partnership ensues and they overthrow the queen, good feeling all around.

 

 

 

 


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TWILIGHT: BREAKING DAWN PART 1 (2011)

Tuesday, 05 March 2013 12:00
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    This is the first of two parts (see Peter Jackson, it can be done) of the final story in the Twilight “saga” and centers around the finalization of Bella and Edward’s relationship.  It begins with their wedding and then they go on a honeymoon and then she gets knocked up and pretty much dies.  There are some preludes to the second part of the story (I guess) and CGI talking wolves and stuff too, but overall it tells a really simple story with a lot of fluff.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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LES MISERABLES (2012)

Sunday, 03 March 2013 16:58
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     A musical taking place in the early 19th century Paris, we follow Jean Valjean in his struggle for redemption through the adoption of young Cosette. Meanwhile, he is tracked by Inspector Javert for crimes past and swept up into the French Rebellion.

 

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