Flickgrrl Archive: November, 2009

The Decade's Best and Century's Most Ambiguous

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Some links worth reading and debating over the holidays: 1) It's debatable whether the current decade began January 1, 2000 or January 1,... Read more

Twilight: Cult, Metaphor or Religion?

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This is America, where every phenomenon needs an interpretation. There are many proffered for Twilight, the young-adult novels and movies made... Read more

The Great Debate: Fred Astaire v. Gene Kelly

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They are thesis and antithesis. Fred Astaire defies gravity; Gene Kelly is earthbound. Astaire is spirit; Kelly flesh. Astaire is the embodiment... Read more

Burning His (Jeff) Bridges

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The pleasure of an actor's company often makes a nondescript movie seem great. Call it the Jeff Bridges Boost. Every time Bridges is on screen... Read more

What Would Dickens Say About "Disney's Christmas Carol"?

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My reaction to "Disney's A Christmas Carol," the motion-capture animation released today, was that the Robert Zemeckis version of... Read more

From Board Game to Big Screen

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In recent years, moviegoers have seen theme-park rides adapted to screen (Pirates of the Caribbean) and popular toys become the stars of summer... Read more

Oscarwatch: Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin to Co-host

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With last week's announcement from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association that Ricky Gervais, the Great White Snark, would emcee the Golden... Read more

Shirtless Cute Boys

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The shirtless cute boy is a pinup who displays his sixpack (or in the case of New Moon's Taylor Lautner, pictured, his tenpack) for the delectation... Read more