The response from fans about Citizen Dame has been more than we could have ever imagined. When we started the show we just wanted to even the playing field and provide an entertainment show where women did the talking. Now, the Dames are thinking bigger and we want […]
Over the last few weeks, we’ve been sitting pretty solidly in the middle of Jean Harlow’s career. During this time, the young actress finds herself stuck in a bit of a transition. Changes in censorship as well as the film industry saw the twenty-something bombshell unable to capitalize […]
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The Dames all love Christmas! But not every movie is shiny and bright. Some Christmas movies downright suck and we’re here to get our “bah humbug” on, listing the five movies we think are very overrated at Christmas time. Feel free to leave yours in the comments!
In the study fo film history, every so often you come across a film which just hits a sour note. While everything on-screen in Wife vs. Secretary should play well with a solid cast and well constructed , the romantic drama doesn’t gel when viewed through a contemporary […]
Alright, we’re back again for another Thirst Trap… and guess what? Kim’s mixing it up this week! How so you ask? Does this week’s avoid a general sense of brooding? Nope… we’re stepping away from accents this week. Yup! I’ll give you a minute to pick your chin […]
French director/comedian Jacques Tati is often mentioned in the same breath as Chaplin and Keaton, though he occupies, for the most part, a different period of history. Tati’s work spans the 1950s to the 1970s, substantially later than Chaplin and Keaton’s work, but he’s operating from much the […]
In 1916, Universal’s most successful film was Where Are My Children?, a film about birth control and abortion made by Lois Weber, a female director who just happened be the first woman elected to the Motion Picture Directors Association, whose name was routinely mentioned alongside D.W. Griffith and […]