Citizen Dame

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

Episode 161: The Dames Made Me Do It

The Dames celebrate the start of Pride month with a discussion of favorite LGBTQ+-themed films! Plus:

  • Cannes found FOUR WHOLE FEMALE DIRECTORS!
  • Favorite Palme d'Or winners across the ages!
  • Apparently Shrek 2 premiered at Cannes?
  • The Conjuring 3 has Catholic imagery! And other shocking revelations.

Episode 160: And Another Thing

In this grab bag episode, the Dames talk about Twitter, nitwits, director cults, studio movies, movie theaters, people getting tased at movie theaters, trailers, film criticism, Taika Waititi, Cruella, A Quiet Place Part II, the Amazon/MGM acquisition, and more. 

Bonus: Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Our May bonus episode is here! Listen along as we discuss Pedro Almodóvar's Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown.

 

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Episode 159: The Dame in the Window

The Dames dig deep into literature and film to discuss book to film adaptations, from The Woman in the Window to The Da Vinci Code and Psycho. Plus, why adaptation theory is probably not the best measure of a successful film. 

Episode 158: The Dame-quisition

This week! The Dames are talking about:

  • Great directors who never get included in the Great Directors lists
  • Dracula, Dracula movies, and anticipating Chloé Zhao's Dracula movie
  • Plus a bit of what we've been watching and more Twitter wars

Episode 157: Wild Mountain Dames

The Dames return for a grab-bag episode of stupid men, awesome women, and Jamie Dornan thinking he's a bee. 

Episode 156: Dame 2 - Even Damier

This week! The Dames discuss SEQUELS and the Scream franchise in particular, plus:

  • Writing what you know
  • Whether Stephen King would be "allowed" to write Carrie today
  • More bad Twitter takes
  • Citizen Kane v Jaws

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Episode 155: Kar and Laur Go to Vista Del Mar

The Dames head to Florida to discuss the brilliance of Barb and Star, plus: 

Episode 154: Seven Dames

Welcome! This week we're talking about:
  • The Academy's spotty history with female directors
  • The seven women nominated for Best Director - and all the ones who weren't
  • Plus more talk about how the Snyder Bros are why we can't have nice things

Episode 153: Dames on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

The Dames spend some time this week discussing what constitutes a feminist film, including whether or not male directors can make them. Plus:

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