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

The Impression That I Get: On Chick Flicks

Thursday, May 8th, 2008 Posted in Posts | 1 Comment »

Just where did the term "chick flick" come from, anyway? We toss the phrase around lightly these days, because it's gotten accepted into the everyday vernacular much the same way "Google" has become a verb ("I don't know, why don't ...

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 ...

Who knew? Chick flick sights and sounds

Wednesday, April 16th, 2008 Posted in Posts | 1 Comment »

There are a few titles that, for me personally, come to mind immediately when someone says "chick flick." Others take a bit more of a reminder-- maybe it's because I didn't like the movie so much, or because it came ...

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 ...