Guest Post: Gender and Hollywood Scriptwriting – “Houston, we have a problem”

Happy Thursday everyone! Today we've got a special guest post from Yorkshire. Izzy is writing about a topic that's dear to my heart and an important discussion point. So without further ado, let's dive into Izzy's post... How many times in a day do you quote the lines of a TV program or movie? Personally I wouldn’t …

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FlixChatter Review: FRANK (2014)

Jon, a young wanna-be musician, discovers he's bitten off more than he can chew when he joins an eccentric pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank. I have heard so many great things about this film and the quirky aspect of the story appeals to me. I have to say that Michael Fassbender's …

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Question of the Week: What new (or new to you) TV series are you really into right now?

Hi everyone! Just to switch things up from all the awards chatter (which is so tiresome already), let's talk about TV shows. In the start of the new year, I thought I should catch up on some great shows that people have been recommending. So last week I finally caught up on Season 1 of …

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New Releases Double Reviews: World War Z & White House Down

WORLD WAR Z Based on a popular novel by Max Brooks, this big budgeted film was plagued with troubled production and ran well over its original budget, reportedly somewhere around $170-200 mil (the original budget was set around $150 mil). The film was scheduled to open last December but because of rewrites and reshoots of …

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Five for the Fifth: February 2013 Edition

Hello folks, welcome to the second 2013 edition of Five for the Fifth!! As is customary for this monthly feature, I get to post five random news item/observation/poster, etc. and then turn it over to you to share your take on that given topic. You can see the previous five-for-the-fifth posts here. 1. Well, since …

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Weekend Roundup: Hysteria Review

Happy Monday all! It's been a busy weekend for me, girls movie nite, a friend's birthday party, etc. all scheduled around the same time. Suffice to say, there's no time for cinema viewing this weekend, though I finally did send y'all a reminder for the Small Roles... Big Performances blogathon, hope all you who signed …

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Everyone’s a Critic: Reviews from FlixChatter Readers

Welcome to another edition of Everyone's a Critic series. Today we've got an Oscar nominated flick and two sports movies from a golf and soccer enthusiast. Special thanks to Becky, Scot and Alan for taking the time to contribute to FlixChatter! Crazy Heart (2009) by Becky Kurk My sister from California was visiting a few …

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