Citizen Dame

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

Episode 128: Horrifying Dames

Posted on September 9th, 2020

The Dames inaugurate Spooky Season with a brief history of horror films, from the silent period through Classical Hollywood, world horror, the rise of slashers/indie horrors, and contemporary genres. 

  • Favorite films and subgenres - what are the kinds of horror we love, and what do we really hate?
  • What do horror films represent for our culture? 
  • Are horror films the return of the repressed?
  • Queer horror, feminist horror - what does that look like? 
  • Is there such a thing as “elevated” horror? 
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