Best Chick Flicks Part 4

She’s The Man

Any fan of the Bard will love She’s The Man, which was based on Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Duke wants Olivia who likes Sebastian who is really Viola whose brother is dating Monique and she hates Olivia who is with Duke to make Sebastian jealous who is really Viola who fancies Duke who thinks that she is Sebastian…Confused? Never fear, Channing Tatum will cure that.

 

Bridget Jones Diary

At the start of the New Year, Renee Zellweger decides it’s time to take control of her life and start keeping a diary. Attempting to improve herself, she’s torn between Colin Firth and Hugh Grant. (Meanwhile, us normal people are just sat here in bed dreaming about being stuck between those two).

 

First Wives Club

Reunited by the suicide of a college friend, three divorced women seek revenge on their husbands who all left them for younger women. Featuring Goldie Hawn in a white leather pant suit, Maggie Smith as what can only be described as the social queen of NYC, and a cameo from a young Sarah Jessica Parker, what more could you possibly want?

 

13 Going On 30

A 13 year old girl sick of the social strictures of school transforms into a grownup overnight. But adulthood  isn’t as easy as it looks. Jennifer Garner plays a fantastic 13 year old in a 30 year old body/life. It also features hunky Mark Ruffalo, if you needed more reasons to watch it.

 

Love Actually

Nine interconnected stories all examine the complexities of love. Featuring Hugh Grant, Colin Firth, Martine McCutcheon and Martin Freeman (amongst many others), this is the ultimate Christmas film.

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