Citizen Dame

Four female film critics talk about what’s new in cinema, movie reviews, the Oscar race, and more!

Episode 33: Citizen Dames’ Excellent Adventure

Posted by citizendame in Garbage Humans, Casting News, Upcoming Films

Welcome back! This week we're talking:

  • Bill and Ted 3 is a go
  • Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine teaming up with AT&T for Hello Sunshine Filmmaker Lab for teen girls
  • Someone please tell Burt Reynolds to find another way to reclaim his relevance.
  • Weinstein Company sale approved
  • Jordan Peele has a new movie coming
  • Annette Bening is joining the MCU in a “secret role”
  • The Man Who Killed Don Quixote is gonna screen at Cannes
  • Jeffrey Tambor profile
  • Brad Renfro Buzzfeed article
  • Men being stupid at Cannes 
  • Ryan Murphy making a #MeToo series called Consent
  • Roman Polanski wants his day in court to get back into the Academy

 

Plus listener questions and our Top 3 Movies for/about Mom!

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Episode 32: Infinity Dames

Welcome back! Or for the first time!

This week, the Dames are talking about:

  • This Week in Garbage People: Cosby/Polanski/Rose/Brokaw/R. Kelly
  • The Great FanCon Con
  • Cathy Yan is directing Birds of Prey!
  • MoviePass and the limited unlimited limited features for now
  • The Terry Gilliam/Cannes mess--pre-court decision
  • Why we love Rowan Farrow
  • Listener Question
  • Trailers
    • Ant-Man and the Wasp
    • Robin Hood
    • A Simple Favor
    • Crazy Rich Asians
  • Plus reviews!
    • Avengers: Infinity War
    • Kristen wraps up TCMFF
    • Lauren dishes about Tribeca
    • Karen loves Tully

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Episode 31: I Feel Dame-y

Welcome back to Citizen Dame!

 

This week, the Dames are talking about:

  • Javier Bardem defends Woody Allen
  • Lars Von Trier is welcomed back to Cannes
  • The Tribeca/Scarface moderator who questioned Michelle Pfeiffer about her weight
  • Alison Mack gets arrested for running a sex cult
  • Netflix wants to buy movie theaters
  • Bill Mechanic throws a tantrum as he quits the AMPAS Board of Governors
  • Bill Hader and James McAvoy join the cast of IT 2
  • Victoria Mahoney is named 2nd unit director of Star Wars Episode IX!
  • Listener Questions!
  • Trailers!
    • Hotel Artemis
    • Blindspotting
    • Generation Wealth
    • The Equalizer 2
    • Deadpool 2 final trailer because why is TJ Miller still there??
  • And film reviews:
    • Lauren talks The Miseducation of Cameron Post
    • Karen discusses The Heart of Nuba
    • Kim chats about Chappaquiddick
    • Kristen rants about I Feel Pretty

 

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Episode 30: Dames Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Posted by citizendame in Garbage Humans, Movie Reviews, Upcoming Films

Welcome back to Citizen Dame! This week we're talking about:

  • The Los Angeles District Attorney is reviewing a case against Kevin Spacey
  • TJ Miller is getting charged with a federal crime
  • Brett Ratner lost his big, fancy deal with Warner Bros.
  • The Problem With Apu
  • HBO is fixing their pay disparity problem
  • Christina Hodson is writing Batgirl
  • The new Rob Ford movie and the erasure of the woman who investigated him
  • Netflix vs. Cannes
  • Trailers!
    • Ocean's 8
    • Hot Summer Nights
    • Mary Shelley
    • American Animals
    • The Meg
    • Hearts Beat Loud
  • Plus reviews!
    • Lauren and Karen catch up on A Quiet Place
    • Kristen FINALLY watched Zoolander
    • Kim did a deep dive into her new favorite man
    • Kristen also reviewed the political thriller Rampage

 

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Episode 29: A Quiet Dame

Posted by citizendame in Garbage Humans, Movie Reviews, Upcoming Films

Welcome to Episode 29! This week, the Dames are talking about...

  • This Week in Garbage People

    • The Ren and Stimpy Creator
    • Kenneth Lonergan defends Casey Affleck
  • Other news
    • Feud: Charles and Diana announces its leads
    • Steven Spielberg comments on potential "Indiana Joan" but it's more like "Indiana Groan"
  • Trailers for:
    • How to Talk to Girls at Parties
    • Night School
    • The Man Who Killed Don Quixote
  • Discussions about:
    • Criticism vs. Censorship in the age of Roseanne's revival
    • Descriptions of female characters in popular film scripts
    • Molly Ringwald's New Yorker article about revisiting the films of John Hughes in the age of #MeToo
  • Reviews!
    • Blockers
    • A Quiet Place
  • Plus reader questions!

 

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Episode 28: Ready Player Dame

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Welcome back to Citizen Dame! The Dames return for their regularly scheduled show to talk about all manner of things good, bad, and Ready Player One

 

This week, the Dames discussed:

  • Alex Proyas defends Terry Gilliam
  • No charges for Academy President, John Bailey
  • Catherine Breillat has some words for Jessica Chastain and Asia Argento
  • Tessa Thompson joins Chris Hemsworth in Men in Black
  • Justine Bateman makes her directorial debut
  • Ben Affleck responds about the Back Tattoo
  • Colin Trevorrow will be back to direct Jurassic World 3
  • Chaos on the set of Solo
  • Steven Spielberg says Netflix movies aren't Oscar contenders
  • TRAILERS
    • Terminal
  • WIth Amazon not selling the Blu of Last Jedi and Disney pushing the digital release are we seeing the end of Blu-Rays? What would convince you to go fully digital?
  • The Dames review Ready Player One

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Episode 27: Isle of Dames

Welcome back to Citizen Dame! We were plagued with audio problems this week, but we did not let that stop us from chatting it up with our special guest Valerie Complex!

This week, the Dames discussed:

  • The Weinstein Company officially declared bankruptcy and released everyone's NDAs.
  • Lauren was right about Terry Gilliam...probably.
  • Triple Frontier is finally happening.
  • Chris Evans really IS Captain America, and says male allies should be quiet.
  • Karen defends Dan Fogelman and she and Kristen make a very unenforcable bet.
  • DRAMA surrounding Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs and Film Twitter attacks those who dare question its cultural appropriation.
  • We discuss the Stereotyped womens' film roles that need to be retired.
  • Trailers!
    • Tag
    • The Spy Who Dumped Me
    • Under the Silver Lake
    • Won't You Be My Neighbor?
  • Do critics need to know filim hisotry in order to do their job?
  • And Reviews!
    • Kim and Valerie talk Pacific Rim
    • Kristen chats up Final Portrait
    • Lauren discusses The Death of Stalin
    • Karen shares her thoughts on Unsane and Isle of Dogs

 

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Episode 26: A Dame in Time

Welcome to Citizen Dame! In this episode, we're talking:

GARBAGE MEN

  • Ryan Seacrest
  • Duffer Brothers
  • No charges against Terry Crews’ abuser
  • Terry Gilliam

NEWS

TRAILERS

  • Sorry to Bother You
  • Life Itself
  • Eighth Grade
  • Can You Ever Forgive Me
  • Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald

LISTENER QUESTIONS!

REVIEWS

  • A Wrinkle in Time (to avoid spoilers, skip to 1:23:00)
  • Tomb Raider
  • Love, Simon

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Minisode 2: Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero Talk About Seeing Their Lives Turned Into a Movie

Posted by citizendame in Interviews

Welcome to our second minisode!

This week, Karen Peterson talks with Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero about "The Disaster Artist," the true story behind their cult classic film, "The Room." 

"The Disaster Artist" is now available on Blu-Ray and DVD from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.

 

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Episode 25: Oscar to Talk About

Posted by citizendame in General Awards Talk, Guests

Welcome back to Citizen Dame!

This week, Yolanda Machado is back and we break down our thoughts on the entire Oscar telecast from start to finish. Winners. Non-winners. Favorite moments and moments that made us cringe! 

 

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