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Episode 12: The Garbage Never Ends, Time Magazine’s Person of the Year, and Favorite Celebrity Crushes of 2017

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Episode 12 is here and it is super sized!

 

This week we're talking about:

  • Bryan Singer is finally fired!
  • Danny Masterson is finally fired!
  • John Oliver is NOT fired because we need him 
  • Johnny Depp is not fired either, but we don't need him
  • Dylan Farrow's Op-Ed and her call to turn #MeToo into ACTION
  • Tim Magazine names the Silence Breakers as the Person of the Year
  • Rob Marshall is the director we don't want on the live action Little Mermaid we didn't ask for
  • John Travolta says Gotti is his best film in years and Lionsgate was being mean
  • Annihilation is getting an early Netflix release...internationally
  • Taika Waititi may be heading to Star Wars
  • TRAILERS!
    • Mary Magdalene
    • Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
    • Avengers: Infinity War
    • Alita: Battle Angel
  • Listener Questions!
  • Citizen Dame Awards
    • Best Child Performances
    • Favorite Celebrity Crushes

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Episode 11: Reacting to Misguided Hot Takes, We Do Naaaahht Hate The Disaster Artist, and the Beginning of the End…of the Year

This week on Citizen Dame:

  • This Week in Garbage People

    • Where's Bryan Singer?
    • Garrison Keillor
    • Charlie Rose
    • Matt Lauer and explaining the so-called "Rape Button"
    • Plus a brief mention about Lena Dunham's racism
    • David Yates defends Johnny Depp
  • Reacting to Hot Takes
    • Buzzfeed vs. Armie Hammer
    • A male critic completely misinterprets Lady Bird
    • Quentin Tarantino plans to release his 1969 film on the anniversary of the Tate/LaBianca murders
  • We review The Disaster Artist
  • 2017 Citizen Dame Awards-Part 1
    • Favorite Animated Features
    • Favorite movie trailers

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Episode 10: Return of the Garbage People, Oscar Predictions, and Coco

The Citizen Dames are back a little lame this week with Episode 10.

 

In this episode we're talking:

  • Yes, the Garbage People are back at it.

    • (Please note, this episode was recorded BEFORE Matt Lauer and Garrison Keillor)
  • What we've been watching lately
  • The Independent Spirit Award Nominations
  • Our personal Academy Award predictions
  • And a review of Coco

 

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Episode 9: All the Reviews!

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The Citizen Dames are back!

This week, Kristen Lopez, Karen Peterson, Lauren Humphries-Brooks, and Kimberly Pierce are skipping the Garbage People talk so that we can review some of the big movies hitting theaters.

In this episode:

  • Kimberly talks Denver Film Festival
  • Kristen and Karen give the AFI rundown
  • Plus reviews of:
    • Murder on the Orient Express
    • Justice League
    • Mudbound
    • Lady Bird
    • Call Me By Your Name

 

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Minisode 1: Dee Rees Talks Mudbound, Racial Currency, and Working with Netflix

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The Citizen Dames are taking the week off, but we're bringing you our first minisode!

 

Recently, Karen got the chance to meet up with writer and director Dee Rees about her film, Mudbound. They talked about all kinds of things, including racial currency and working with Netflix. Plus, Ms. Rees answered one particular question about franchise films in the most Dee Rees way possible.

 

You can watch Mudbound this Friday on Netflix!

 

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Episode 8: Women are Awesome, Kevin Spacey Sucks and Thor Does Not

Welcome back! This week, the Citizen Dames (Kristen, Karen, Lauren, and Kimberly) have a jam-packed agenda. We're talking about:

  • Noirvember Movie Favorites
  • Diane Warren is getting a Career Achievement Award at HMMA
  • Julianne Moore is playing Gloria Steinem in a film directed by Julie Taymor
  • Bette Midler has WORDS about the Hocus Pocus remake and they are not friendly ones
  • Beyoncé is voicing Nala in The Lion King
  • LISTENER QUESTION! About "The Canon" of Women-Directed Films
  • This Week in Garbage Humans
    • With special focus on Dustin Hoffman and Kevin Spacey
  • Plus, we review Thor: Ragnarok!

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Episode 7: Merchandising Movie Heroines, the Winchester Mystery House, and Reviews

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Welcome back to Citizen Dame. For episode 7, we are reunited! This week, Karen, Kristen, Lauren, and Kimberly are talking about:

  • It has been 2 days since an allegation against a major Hollywood player! (Just kidding...This episode was recorded prior to us finding out that Kevin Spacey now belongs to the ever-growing list of Garbage People.)
  • Logan directed James Mangold is planning a spinoff about Laura/X-23 because Wonder Woman FINALLY proves movies with female leads can make money!
  • Why companies suck at merchandising and marketing movie heroines
  • Ben Mendelsohn is in talks to play the villain in Captain Marvel
  • Zachary Levi will play Shazam!
  • Trailers for:
    • Phantom Thread, from Paul Thomas Anderson
    • Winchester, starring Helen Mirren

Plus reviews of:

  • Suburbicon
  • Stranger Things 2
  • The Divine Order

Plus, Karen weighs in on some topics she missed last week, including which Tom she would kill, and her true feelings about Armie Hammer.

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Episode 6: The Weinstein Fallout Continues, Upcoming Films, and Halloween Movie Recommendations

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The Citizen Dames are back with Episode 6.

This week, Kristen Lopez, Kimberly Pierce, and Lauren Humphries-Brooks are talking about:

  • More Weinstein fallout, including a new allegation from Lupita N'yongo
  • The 2017 IFC Gotham Awards were announced!
  • New trailers are here!
    • I, Tonya
    • The Punisher
    • Phantom Thread
  • Upcoming AFI Screenings including Call Me By Your Name, Hostiles, and The Disaster Artist
  • Review Grab Bag
    • Happy Death Day
    • Breathe
    • Only the Brave
    • The Snowman
  • Lauren reviews films from the Brooklyn Horror Fest
  • Favorite Halloween movies
  • Plus Listener questions about Raw and Who We Want to "F," Marry, or Kill!

 

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Episode 5: Hollywood’s Hypocrisy Problem, and Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

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In this week's episode, Karen Peterson, Lauren Humphries-Brooks, and Kimberly Pierce talk about:

  • What we've been watching lately
  • Fallout from the Weinstein revelations and what his AMPAS expulsion means for Hollywood
  • Trailers galore!
    • Black Panther
    • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
    • Justice League
  • Kimberly and Lauren review Professor Marston and the Wonder Women
  • Karen reviews Marshall

Links to articles referenced in this episode:

Jane Fonda: I knew about Weinstein, and I'm 'ashamed' I didn't say anything

'Wonder Women' Biopic Fails Lasso of Truth Test, Says Creator's Granddaughter

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women’s Angela Robinson Defends Her Interpretation of Lead Characters’ Sexuality

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Episode 4: Harvey Weinstein, Blade Runner 2049, and NYFF

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Welcome to Episode 4!

 

This week we're discussing:

  • Casting news: Kate Winslet joins Avatar sequel, more information about Sony's Venom, and...Jared Leto will play Hugh Hefner...
  • Harvey Weinstein and the downfall of a Hollywood mogul
  • A completely spoiler-free review of Blade Runner 2049
  • Lauren gives updates from NYFF

 

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