Citizen Dame

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

Episode 137: Les Dames Françaises

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This week, the Dames kick off our Noirvember slate with a riveting discussion of French noir! From Elevator to the Gallows to Le Cercle Rouge, we're talking about the best (and not best) of films, directors, and stars. Plus we got some great listener questions!

Episode 136: Dames for Democracy

The Dames celebrate and discuss the outcome of the 2020 election, because whatever, we do what we want. Also!

  • Johnny Depp has "resigned" from Fantastic Beasts
  • Karen has FINALLY seen The Great British Baking Show
  • We love Canada, all tucked away down there
  • Discussions of His House, The Raven, and Beau Travail 

 

Bonus Episode: The Haunting (1963)

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Listen to an excerpt of our bonus episode dedicated to Robert Wise's 1963 film, The Haunting, based on the 1959 novel, The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson.

 

Head over to patreon.com/citizendame to hear the rest!

Episode 135: Dames Are Not Afraid

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This week! We are talking all about horror movies from female filmmakers! Join us this week as we talk about the films of Karyn Kusama, Anna Biller, Ida Lupino, Wendy Toye, Mary Harron, Jennifer Kent, and Debra Hill - just to name a few. The list includes Jennifer's Body, Prevenge, The Slumber Party Massacre II (why is the Driller Killer so hot??), American Psycho, Pet Sematary, The Babadook and more!

 

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Episode 134: The Red Dame Kills Seven Times

The Dames teach a class in blood, boobs, and Giallo 101! Including

  • Why giallo is such a weird and influential genre
  • The masters of the genre, Argento and Bava and NO ONE ELSE
  • Giallo's issues with misogyny, homophobia, and exploitation
  • The influence of the giallo on contemporary horror
  • All the many awesome titles attached to less-than-awesome films
  • Why Suspiria is still the best ever

Episode 133: Let the Right Dame In

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This week, the dames are talking all about horror from around the world!

We discuss Asian horror (Audition, Ringu, A Tale of Two Sisters, Warning: Do Not Play), Scandinavian tales (Let the Right One In, Lake Bodom, Rare Exports), Western Europe (The Devil's Backbone, Goodnight Mommy), and lament that we haven't seen nearly enough horror from Latin America (Tigers Are Not Afraid, La Llorona, Terrified).

Plus we take some great recommendations from listeners!

 

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Episode 132: The Dame From Another World

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The Dames cover monster movies, ghost stories, alien features, and...big thingie movies. 

Episode 131: Friday the Dameteenth

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This week is all about slasher movies!

  • How do we define slasher films and why does it matter?
  • Is Psycho the first slasher movie?
  • Common slasher movie tropes
  • Is Jaws a slasher movie or a monster movie?
  • Plus listener questions!

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Episode 130: The Dames Meet Frankenstein

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The Dames discuss a fave horror subgenre: Horror-comedy!
In this episode:
  • Why do we love horror-comedy?
  • Does a horror-comedy have to be scary?
  • Where does the Scream franchise fall in this subgenre?
  • Plus: discussions of Young Frankenstein, The Fearless Vampire Killers, Slumber Party Massacre, The Cat and the Canary, and many more!
 

Episode 129: Dame Diana Rigg

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