Citizen Dame

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

Episode 141: Silent Night, Deadly Dames

In our latest episode, the Dames discuss Christmas horror films, including:


Episode 135: Dames Are Not Afraid

Posted by citizendame in podcast, feminist film critics, horror films

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

Posted by citizendame in podcast, horror films

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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