Citizen Dame

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

Episode 88: Dame Chapter Two

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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 86: Dame Stories to Tell in the Dark

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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

Episode 84:Big Little Dames

Welcome back! This week, the Dames are discussing:

  • R Kelly's latest legal troubles
  • HBO's Big Little Lie to director Andrea Arnold
  • Peter Farrelly's new "suicide comedy"
  • Aziz Ansari, apologies, and revisiting problematic elements in TV and film without cancelling them
  • Plus Lauren chats about Fantasia Fest
  • And Karen reviews The Lion King 
  • Plus: Go see The Farewell!

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Episode 83: Stranger Dames

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Episode #82: Dame Story 4

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Episode #81: Doctor Dame

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This week the Dames discuss:
  • The (misplaced?) hype surrounding Ari Aster's Midsommar
  • Tom Cruise vs. Justin Bieber
  • Director Franco Zeffirelli died
  • We answer listener questions about wiping films from our brains, favorite musicals, and makeup effects
  • We give our thoughts on the first trailer for Doctor Sleep
  • Karen reviews Men in Black: International

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Episode #80: Rocketdame

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On this week's episode, the Dames discuss:

  • BOOKSMART “backlash” discussion and issues around MA - what we expect from films and directors in terms of representation, and do we hold female/minority directors to higher standards?
  • The Wonder Woman 1984 poster
  • Your questions!
  • Lauren talks The Farewell, Scorsese, and the Berkshire International Film Festival
  • The Dames review Always Be My Maybe and...


Episode 79: Damesmart

On this week's all new episode:
  • Jason Mitchell dropped by manager, fired from Showtime's The Chi and Netflix movie.
  • Blue Is the Warmest Color director Abdellatif Kechiche is back at Cannes with Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo and really likes getting his actors drunk and making them do stuff. Is it art or assault?
  • Quentin Tarantino and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
  • Moby and Natalie Portman
  • Your Questions!
  • Trailer talk with Terminator: Dark Fate
  • And our review of Booksmart
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