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I Learned How To Sell From A Chick Flick

Elliot Begoun | Posted 04.19.2016 | Business
Elliot Begoun

I don't want to sell anything, buy anything, or process anything as a career. I don't want to sell anything bought or processed, or buy anything sold or processed, or process anything sold, bought, or processed, or repair anything sold, bought, or processed.

The Triumph Of The ‘Girl Movie'

The Cut | Posted 06.09.2016 | Women
The Cut

Girl movies inspire such fervent fandom because they are seamlessly woven into young female friendships with each reblog and sleepover screening. Girl movies play by a different set of rules.

After the Love Song: Or, Whatever Happened to Lloyd Dobler

Julie R. Enszer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Julie R. Enszer

Now that we are partnered with sensible cars, small media devices, respectable clothing and better taste in movies than '80s chick flicks, what are the bold, romantic moves for our middle age? Lloyd, what are our lives like today? What is life like after the love song?

Luke Bracey and Liana Liberato on Young Love and Kissing in the Rain in "The Best Of Me"

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 12.14.2014 | Entertainment
Lois Alter Mark

Get out the tissues. Nicholas Sparks' new movie, The Best Of Me, comes out Friday, and it's a signature story about first love and second chances.

Vera Farmiga: On Romance and the Return of Rom-Coms

Brandi Andres | Posted 04.16.2014 | Entertainment
Brandi Andres

In some small ways, too, these films seemed to help women better understand our interactions with one another, as well as provide a brief introspective peek at our own psyches. Back then, however, it seemed that people were more outwardly cohesive.

I Can See What You're Dreaming

Kelly Sullivan Walden | Posted 06.10.2013 | Technology
Kelly Sullivan Walden

If we can "see" what we are dreaming, then we can see what we are thinking in our waking lives, as well... I think it can't help but be a catalyst to assist us to become a more empathic, compassionate, aware, even... dare I say, enlightened civilization.

In Hollywood, Women Really Are Helping Other Women: And Why This Needs to Be a Headline!

Jess Weiner | Posted 03.24.2013 | Impact
Jess Weiner

In order to ensure more women's voices receive recognition, and that more women have a chance to move up in rank while making media, the key to creating more equality needs to take place behind the scenes.

What Makes A Good Chick Flick?

Posted 11.19.2012 | Books

The following is excerpted from New Yorker writer David Denby's Do The Movies Have A Future? (published by Simon & Schuster.) The following was writte...

Really, He's Just Not That Into You

Alexis Jane Torre | Posted 01.01.2013 | Teen
Alexis Jane Torre

I know I'm not the only one who's struggling to admit the simple truth to myself: He's just not that into me.

I Feel Bad About Nora Ephron

Leah Singer | Posted 08.28.2012 | Women
Leah Singer

Not only is Ephron's death a loss to the written word, it's also a loss to women everywhere who aspire to use words to tell stories, make people laugh and turn dark moments into lighter ones.

How The Notebook Has Ruined Me

Rachel Weight | Posted 07.11.2012 | Women
Rachel Weight

When we go through our inevitable breakup, it will start to rain. I have a good idea how I'll slide down a wall when I cry after we breakup and how I'm supposed to look out the window at the rain.

One for the Controversy: What the Failure of Katherine Heigl's Career Says About Women in Hollywood

Nico Lang | Posted 04.23.2012 | Chicago
Nico Lang

Heigl is good at talking the talk -- speaking out about the inherent sexism in the movie industry -- but she seems almost willfully against challenging the norms of gender in cinema that she criticizes.

ReThink Review: One Day -- A Revenge Fantasy for Women Who Love Jerks

Jonathan Kim | Posted 10.24.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

One Day isn't so much a romance movie as it is an emotional revenge fantasy for women who've had the misfortune of falling for jerks.

Snow Flower Soars Above the Lowest Common Denominator Culture

Steven Van Zandt | Posted 10.05.2011 | Home
Steven Van Zandt

In this era of pride of ignorance and deification of the superficial, the very existence of this film is an act of brazen, courageous rebellion in its utterly unfashionable expression of its love of humanity.

PHOTOS: 16 Chick Flicks To Rent This Weekend | Posted 08.31.2011 | Entertainment

Click through for some romantic comedies to get you through the long weekend....

Eat Pray Love - Thank You/Eff You for Reminding Me I'm a Woman (VIDEO)

Erin Gibson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Erin Gibson

Everyday I have to fight to be seen as equal to men, and in doing so, I gotta play it cool, keep it steady, don't get upset, stay calm, get solid, rol...

7 Popular 'Chick Flicks' That Make Women Look Insane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Hollywood filmmakers like their women like they like their coffee: shrill, stupid and submissive. And usually not black. As evidence, all you need ...

Women-Made Films Mostly Ignored by the National Film Registry. Why?

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Diane Tucker

The situation for women who want to make movies is grim. Despite the fact that film schools graduate as many women as men, just 4% of Hollywood directors are women.

"Amelia" Earhart: A Different Kind of "Chick Flick"

Dan Glickman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Glickman

We may love our Mad Men on television. But increasingly our society is moving beyond "the problem that has no name," as Betty Friedan once famously put it.

Hangover Star Talks Openly About His "Tiny Penis"

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

One thing that left me feeling queasy after the movie was Ken Jeong's character, Mr. Chow. I hated the generic Engrish accent. And the character's queeny affectation left me cold, coming across more prissy than funny.

4 Essential Marketing and PR Elements of a Chick Flick

Kathy St. Fort | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kathy St. Fort

How many of those essential ingredients of the Chick Flick stew have been thrown in the Confessions of a Shopaholic pot?

Movie Review: He's Just Not That Into You

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Even more shocking for a chick flick: The women in this movie aren't all saints. Some are painfully needy, some are willfully clueless and some are predatory -- just like guys.