Citizen Dame

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

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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Episode 127: The Dames Pay Tribute to Chadwick Boseman

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This week, the Dames discuss the work and legacy of Chadwick Boseman.

We also catch up on what we've been watching lately.

 

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Episode 126: The Dames Go West

The Dames discuss the Most American Genre: the Western! This episode includes:

  • The history of the Western
  • Western tropes
  • Subgenres galore!
  • The weird relationship between Japan and the American Western
  • Why The Searchers is really good and also really not-good
  • Blazing Saddles!
  • And Johnny Guitar's challenge against toxic masculinity

Episode 124: Expressionist Dames

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The Dames dive into the twisted world of German Expressionism! This episode includes:

  • German Expressionism: WTF is it?
  • A discussion of the major filmmakers, films, and cinematographers of the movement. 
  • The long history of Expressionism and how it still shapes and influences the films of today. 

Episode 123: Nostalgic Dames

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This week, the Dames are joined once again by Variety's Jazz Tangcay (@jazzt) for a lively discussion about all things nostalgia. Topics include:

 

  • What is nostalgia and why?
  • How is it good, how is it bad?
  • What are some of our favorite nostalgic movies?

Join in the fun!

Episode 122: The Baby Yoda Show!

This week, the Dames discuss the most important topics, including:

Plus: Listener questions!

Episode 121: Everything You Know About Silent Film Is Wrong

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Join the Dames this week as we welcome Fritzi Kramer (@MoviesSilently) to discuss the legends and dispel the myths of Silent Film.

  • The damsels in distress were really the men!
  • Silent films were NOT all black and white!
  • D.W. Griffiths did NOT invent film as we know it!

Listen, learn, and enjoy.

 

Episode 120: The Dames Undergo Emotional Whiplash

This week, the Dames discuss any manner of bad (and good!) things, including the return (sigh) of the Garbage Men:

Plus Listener Questions and What We've Been Watching!

Episode 118: Studio Dames

The Dames are covering the Studio System and the Golden Age of Hollywood this week, including:
  • The Big Five
  • The Paramount Case and anti-trust laws (1948)
  • The 1950s and the further decline of the system into the independent era
  • Important genres: film noir, horror, melodrama, prestige pictures
  • Star personas! 
  • Female filmmakers during the system
  • Some lesser known essentials of the era
 

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