Citizen Dame

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

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 

 

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 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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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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Welcome back! This week we're talking:

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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

Posted by citizendame in citizen dame, podcast, film history

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. 

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