Citizen Dame

The podcast for feminists who love film, brought to you by two female critics who want to broaden the conversation.

Episode 118: Studio Dames

The Dames are covering the Studio System and the Golden Age of Hollywood this week, including:
  • The Big Five
  • The Paramount Case and anti-trust laws (1948)
  • The 1950s and the further decline of the system into the independent era
  • Important genres: film noir, horror, melodrama, prestige pictures
  • Star personas! 
  • Female filmmakers during the system
  • Some lesser known essentials of the era
 

Episode 116: Silent Dames

The Dames return to cover the history of early and silent cinema, why it's so important, and how women basically did everything first. 

  • The birth of motion pictures and the Silent Film era 
  • Lumieres vs. Melies
  • The development of the mobile camera and continuity narrative
  • Different film industries and influences (Hollywood, Weimar cinema/expressionism, etc.) - how techniques, images, themes, etc. continue to influence filmmaking TODAY
  • Early female filmmakers and artists, including Alice Guy-Blaché, Frances Marion, Mary Pickford, Lotte Reiniger, Marion E. Wong, and Lois Weber. 
 

Episode 110: Don’t Go There

The Dames continue their quarantine episodes with discussions of fun things, like:

  • Netflix's Tiger King
  • Kino Marquee and supporting your local arthouse cinema
  • More Women's History Month shenanigans
  • And favorite isolation movies!

You can access Kino Marquee via your local arthouse or go here: https://www.kinolorber.com/film/bacurau#playdates

Episode 100: Dames - Answer the Call

It's the 100th Episode of Citizen Dame! The Dames welcome back Kimberly Pierce and Kristen Lopez to talk about 100 episodes, plus:
  • Ghostbusters: Afterlife and why men need to calm the eff down
  • Mel Brooks says Jojo Rabbit is fantastic
  • Throwback to our “most anticipated” lists!
  • Favorite films that went under the radar this year
  • The ultimate Garbage Man! 
Here's to 100 more episodes! 

Episode 99: Dames Out

Posted by citizendame in Women Directors, Movie Reviews, podcast

This week, the Dames are talking:

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Episode 92: Portrait of a Dame on Fire

This week, the Dames discuss many fun things, including:
Plus, we review:
  • Judy
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • Pain and Glory
And Karen's first reaction to Jojo Rabbit!

Episode 90: It’s Complicated

 This week, we welcome a very special guest, Nannina Gilder, to discuss:

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Episode #89: Dame Filmmakers Month

We're back! This week, the Dames discuss:

Plus:

  • The Black Christmas trailer
  • Listener questions!

And some more thoughts on IT: Chapter 2!

Episode 86: Dame Stories to Tell in the Dark

Welcome back! This week, Lauren and Karen are chatting about:

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Episode 79: Damesmart

On this week's all new episode:
  • Jason Mitchell dropped by manager, fired from Showtime's The Chi and Netflix movie.
  • Blue Is the Warmest Color director Abdellatif Kechiche is back at Cannes with Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo and really likes getting his actors drunk and making them do stuff. Is it art or assault?
  • Quentin Tarantino and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
  • Moby and Natalie Portman
  • Your Questions!
  • Trailer talk with Terminator: Dark Fate
  • And our review of Booksmart
 
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