Flickgrrl Archive: December, 2010

Have Yourself a Movie Little Christmas: Best Yule Movies?

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This post shares the title with my colleague Alonso Duralde's charming, comprehensive and user-friendly book devoted to Yuletide movies. Everyone's... Read more

Box Office Stars and Stats of 2010

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Computer-generated imagery has yet to replace old-fashioned starpower. According to Forbes magazine, the top box-office stars of 2010 are actual... Read more

Unhappy Meals: Worst Films of 2010

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As I sifted through titles to put together a 10-best list, couldn't help but make a separate column for 10-worst of 2010. Lousy movies are... Read more

So Long, My Huckleberry Friend: Blake Edwards 1922 -- 2010

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What an eccentric, prolific - and streaky - career writer/director Blake Edwards enjoyed. Operation: Petticoat (1959), a naval farce aboard... Read more

Truth is Stronger Than Fiction: Why the Oscars Love Biopics

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Once again, it's looking like biography is destiny at Oscar time. And it precedes the popular appetite for reality television by many years... Read more

Why is the Movie Ratings Board Stricter on Sex Than on Violence?

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UPDATE: 40 minutes after I posted this, the Motion Picture Association overturned Blue Valentine's NC-17 designation and re-rated it R. Critics... Read more

Pucker Up: Great Movie Kisses, Great Movie Kissers

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Question of the week, asked by more than one reader: "How hot is the kiss between Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor in I Love You, Philip Morris?... Read more

Colin Firth: Royal Flush at Oscar Time?

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It's officially awards season. We know this because the obligatory royals-are-just-like-us film is upon us. I'm a complete sucker for the... Read more