Citizen Dame

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

Episode #89: Dame Filmmakers Month

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


  • The Black Christmas trailer
  • Listener questions!

And some more thoughts on IT: Chapter 2!

Episode 88: Dame Chapter Two

Posted by citizendame in Movie Reviews, News and Discussion, podcast

In this episode, the Dames are chatting about:

  • D23 and the Disney-fication of the market
  • Eva Longoria's next directorial effort is Flamin' Hot, which ties right into...
  • The Annenberg Study unveils unsurprising but depressingly terrible truths about Latinx representation onscreen
  • Richard Linklater will be back with his new twenty years...
  • The Irishman and long movie runtimes
  • A listener question leads us into a deep discussion of Joker
  • Plus Lauren reviews Ready or Not and Karen talks about It: Chapter Two


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Episode #87: Dame or Not

The Dames are back in action with Very Special Dame Kimberly Pierce! On this episode, we discuss:

New Trailers

  • Bombshell
  • Last Christmas

Plus, we review Ready or Not!

Episode #85: Once Upon a Dame…In Hollywood

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This week, the Dames are joined by a Very Special Guest to discuss:

  • Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's medieval rape drama
  • That weird Scorsese/Schoonmaker debate on Film Twitter
  • How the CATS trailer brought about the reign of Cthulha
  • Visionistickal director Taika Waititi's anti-hate satire Jojo Rabbit


  • Comic Con round-up
  • Fantasia Festival summation
  • Top Gun: Maverick trailer


  • Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time...In Hollywood