The Rough Guide to Chick Flicks

The Rough Guide to Chick Flicks

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The Rough Guide to Chick Flicks is an essential guide to the movies that women love to watch. Taking a female perspective this book covers everything, from the history of cinema and the different films made around the world, to the stars, the directors and the people behind the scenes of this increasingly popular movie genre. The guide includes details on costume design and has a unique chapter on the chick lit/chick flick crossover. Written by a film scholar, this book leaves no stone unturned with an exciting mix of old favourites from Bridget and Bette Davis to some surprising choices - thrillers, warrior movies and even the odd western. With hundreds of film reviews, this guide opens up a whole new world of interesting and fun films that women will love to watch.
Alternative Title: Chick flicks
Publisher: London ; New York : Rough Guides ; New York : Distributed by Penguin Putnam, 2006.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781843537106
Branch Call Number: 791.43082
Characteristics: viii, 283 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.


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Infolass Jul 28, 2010

I want this book for my bookcase! Terrific guide to 50 essential Chick Flicks. You cannot remember them all when you go to the lirbary or video shop so make sure you photocopy the list a tthe front of the book before you return it. Better yet - search the catalogue and request a hold on the spot.

The book starts with a brief history , then devotes half a page or so to each movie.

If you love women's movies, you'll love this book!


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