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

Chick Flicks-in-Training: From Disney to Daring

Friday, May 2nd, 2008 Posted in Posts | 3 Comments »

This is not simply a story about a frog and a prince. A story about a frog would be biological. A story about a prince would be historical. But a story about a frog-prince is magical, and therein lies all ...

The Chic Witch

Saturday, April 19th, 2008 Posted in Posts | 4 Comments »

Some time ago, the goth look became very popular. It was a look defined by dark clothes and dark make-up. Along with the look, pop culture was suddenly influenced by the occult as Wicca and Witchcraft became ...

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 ...