Flickgrrl Archive: February, 2009

What's in Pres. Obama's Netflix Queue?

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"The first movie Obama viewed in the White House theater was 'Slumdog Millionaire.' He loved it, and parts of the movie reminded him of... Read more

Jerry Lewis, Loathed or Loved?

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Is there a more polarizing figure in the movies than Jerry Lewis? No question that Lewis, who as a tireless telethon host and cross-country... Read more

Wild Child, Civilized Teacher

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At the moment, at this very nanosecond, the best movie in town is "The Wild Child" (1970), Francois Truffaut's wondrous account of... Read more

Show us the Oscar ballots!

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Did You Watch the Oscars? Or aren't you into Hollywood's night of self-congratulation? If you did, why? If not, why not? Verdict on host Hugh... Read more

Rourke's Indie Spirit win an Oscar prelude?

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Saturday night at the "Independent Spirit" Awards in Santa Monica honoring the best in off-Hollywood filmmaking, Mickey Rourke collected... Read more

Oscar chat with Carrie Rickey and Elizabeth Wellington

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Richard Nixon, Oscar Nominee

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Don't know whether it's because we're coming off an historic election year, but on the basis of reader queries, "Frost/Nixon," Ron... Read more

What Makes a Movie Conservative?

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Like many in the blogosphere, I'm puzzling over the National Review's recent-ish list of the 25 Best Conservative Movies, which to me looks... Read more