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Poll: Do You Binge-Watch Frock Flicks?

With multi-episode TV series being pushed to streaming services like Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu all on one day, some people enjoy sitting and watching the entire series at once. But TV writers and critics are starting to complain that binge-watching can have negative affects on how shows are created — the pacing becomes rushed without… Read more →

Quiz: Let Us Pick a Frock Flick for You to Watch...

Answer these 12 random questions, and we’ll decide what historical costume movie or TV show you should watch tonight!     Are you going to take us up on that recommendation? 

Oh the Bad Movies & TV You’ll Watch 7!

With seemingly endless hours of historical costume movies and TV shows on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, broadcast TV, actual movie theaters, etc., we spend a whole lot of time in front of screens, trying to get through our backlog. Alas, not every production set in the past is worth our time (though for ones we DO review, use the search… Read more →

SNARK WEEK: About That Typo

Support Frock Flicks with a small donation! During Snark Week and beyond, we’re grateful for your small, one-time contributions via PayPal or monthly pledges with exclusive content via Patreon to offset the costs of running this site. You can even buy our T-shirts and swag. Think of this like supporting public broadcasting, but you get more swearing and no tax deductions!   So… Read more →

So You Want to Recommend a Movie for Us to Review

Oh we love our readers, yes we do. And you have so many suggestions for what to review on this here blog! You fill our email box, comments, Facebook, and Twitterstream with ideas all the live-long day and night. And we’re not ignoring you, honest, but here are a few reasons why we may not… Read more →

Oh the Bad Movies & TV You’ll Watch 6!

With seemingly endless hours of historical costume movies and TV shows on Amazon Prime, Netflix, broadcast TV, actual movie theaters, et. al., we spend way too much time in front of a screen, trying to get through our backlog. Alas, not every flick set in the past is worth our time (though for ones we DO review, use the search box… Read more →

A Day in the Life of Frock Flicks

According to our WordPress installation, this is Frock Flicks’s 1,000 post! Whether or not that is accurate and if that includes mini-reviews and random things like “we’re not posting on this holiday” posts, so what? This is still kind of impressive for a silly hobby run by three weirdos after our day-jobs, school, doing dishes, cleaning… Read more →

SNARK WEEK: Behind the Scenes at Frock Flicks HQ

Support Frock Flicks with a small donation! During Snark Week and beyond, we’re grateful for your small, one-time contributions via PayPal or monthly pledges via Patreon to offset the costs of running this site. You can even buy our T-shirts and swag. Think of this like supporting public broadcasting, but you get more swearing and no… Read more →

Oh the Bad Movies & TV You’ll Watch 5!

With an overload of historical costume movies and TV series on Netflix, Amazon Prime, broadcast TV (including Turner Movie Classics), actual movie theaters, and more, we spend way too much time in front of a screen, trying to get through our backlog. Alas, not every flick set in the past is worth our time (though for ones we DO review, use… Read more →

Frock Flicks Shopping Guide: General Costuming Resources

While this site (and our Facebook page and Twitter feed) are really about movie and TV historical costume critiques, we get a lot of questions about how to make historical costumes. Understandable, because a subset of our audience is historical reenactors and living history buffs, much like we are, and some of you also make… Read more →

What Is a Historical Costume Movie or TV Show?

Frock Flicks has a pretty specific mandate — it’s right there in our header graphic — “historical costume movie & TV show reviews.” We do this because, as students of history and as historical costumers, we get irritated by screen productions that are purported to be set in a historical period but don’t look the… Read more →

Why haven’t we done Vikings yet?

The bottom line is that the out of the three of us, I’m the one with the most “medieval” costuming knowledge, and I freely admit I know approximately nothing about the so-called Viking age. Well, ok, that’s not entirely true … I know just enough to be dangerous — which is to say, nowhere near enough to… Read more →

We Can’t Get to Everything

We here at Frock Flicks HQ get a lot of suggestions for what to review. We LOVE hearing from you! We really do! But we hate to disappoint you, and I’m going to explain why we, unfortunately, will probably disappoint you. Even though that’s not our intention. I mean, really, we’re trying to make a… Read more →

Tips: Where Can I Watch That Historical Costume Movie?

When we review historical costume movies of TV shows or post pictures or news about them, we frequently get asked, “Where can I watch that?” So here’s a rundown of some useful options to figure it out: 1. Canistreamit.com Canistreamit.com searches most (if not all) of the major streaming options like Amazon, Netflix, iTunes, and… Read more →

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