Flickgrrl Archive: June, 2010

Who is your favorite American movie star of all time (and why)?*

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Questions, questions, so many questions. Just the FAQS: How many movies do you see a week? (Not counting movies Flickgrrl sees for her own... Read more

Lautner/Pattinson/Rathbone: Are Movie Stars Born or Made?

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The question of whether stars are born or made is one of those chicken-or-egg questions. Seems that every time there's a demographic shift... Read more

Psycho: Mother of Modern Horror

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There's no shortage of movie classics hitting the big five-oh this year. Consider The Apartment, Breathless (see post below), Spartacus, and... Read more

Name a Decent Movie Made From a TV Series

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Besides Star Trek, has there ever been a decent big-screen entertainment made from a small-screen franchise? Today's release of The A-Team... Read more

Godard's "Breathless" at 50

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Jean-Luc Godard's Breathless (1960) arrives at the Ritz/Bourse on Friday, the freshest film in town and the must-see (or must-re-see) film... Read more

Dennis Hopper's Legacy

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Since Dennis Hopper died over Memorial Day weekend at the age of 74, I've been thinking about his legacy. There's no denying that as an independent... Read more

Talkin' About Talking Dogs

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Marmaduke, the live-action one about the cartoon Great Dane, opens tomorrow, the latest casualty of an epidemic gripping Hollywood: The Talking-Dog... Read more

Cinematic Caffeine

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Where high-test coffee fails, sometimes an inspirational movie speech succeeds in rousing the central nervous system. Here's one that works... Read more