Citizen Dame

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

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

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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

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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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Episode 24: The Dames Plot Total Annihilation

Posted by citizendame in Casting News, Movie Reviews, Upcoming Films

Welcome to Episode 24! This week, the Dames are talking about:

  • A game inspired by Shuri of Black Panther
  • Listener questions!
  • What ever happened to Brendan Fraser?
  • Bret Easton Ellis thinks the female gaze isn't a thing?
  • Deven McNair gets denied help from Time's Up in her quest to end the practice of "wigging" in the Stunt Performance field
  • News!
  • Trailers!
  • And we review Annihilation!
    • We give you a spoiler warning when we get there, so you can skip ahead to 1:46:10

 

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Episode 23: All the Dames Love Black Panther

Posted by citizendame in Garbage Humans, Movie Reviews

Welcome to Episode 23 of Citizen Dame!

 

This week, the Dames are talking about:

  • The Garbage People are kept to a minimum!
  • Did the Dames wish a Hollywood breakup into reality?
  • Is Fifty Shades Freed a good or bad repesentation of the #MeToo movement?
  • BLACK PANTHER!

 

 

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Episode 22: The Dame Paradox

Welcome to Episode 22! This week, the Citizen Dames are talking about:

  • Garbage People
  • Rose McGowan and Harvey Weinstein and Jill Messick
  • Is Alamo Drafthouse worth saving?
  • They finally found white dudes to direct a Star Wars movie.
  • More Weird Hollywood Hookups
  • Robert Wagner and Natalie Wood
  • Joaquin Phoenix as the Joker in a Todd Philips movie? No thank you.
  • Doug Jones and Beanie Feldstein sign on for the What We Do in the Shadows TV series
  • Trailers galore
  • Composer Johan Johannsson dies
  • Plus reviews of:
    • Fifty Shades Freed
    • The Cloverfield Paradox

 

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