Chix who love flix, analyzing so-called "chick flicks."

Do Chick Flicks Typecast Women Into Particular Roles?

Monday, May 5th, 2008 Posted in Posts | 5 Comments »

The movie 27 Dresses is a formulaic chick flick. it has the cute actress Katherine Heigl as the ultimate "good girl" while the actress who plays her sister is the ultimate "bad girl" Heigl plays the caring ...

An Ideal Image

Wednesday, April 16th, 2008 Posted in Posts | 2 Comments »

Why is it that the heroine in most "chick flicks" have to undergo some transformation to find definition for themselves? Is it because there is a pervading social construct that, despite their struggle to find an independent self-definition, they still ...

A Post-feminist construction

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008 Posted in Posts | 1 Comment »

In the movie Bridget Jones's Diary, Bridget Jones (Renée Zellweger) is a true example of a post-feminist construction. She is liberated as far is having a career; she has her own apartment, good girlfriends ...