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 favorites 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.