As a Patreon perk we allow our fans to submit a Top 5 topic for us to do, and so far we’ve done some brilliant ones courtesy of the Humphries-Brookses! Yes, much like our beloved Lauren, her parents are wonderful and know how to stir up readers, so […]
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Jean Harlow’s career straddles the thin line in Hollywood seemingly separating legendary and infamous. While her name is not as well known as it once was, the Blonde Bombshell of the 1930s is still the stuff legends are made of. In just a few short years, Harlow saw […]
Listeners to the podcast will be familiar with my… fondness… for Ashley Zukerman. That guy from Terra Nova, some of you are asking… to which I say, I’m impressed at your memory for popular culture! Anywhoo, there’s so much to like… love… nay, respect (and hell, thirst) over. […]
We talk a lot about female directors on Citizen Dame – as we should, because female directors are amazing. And first among the greats is Ida Lupino, nicknamed “Mother of Us All” on her sets. Lupino was best known for her noir performances as an actress, but she […]
2018 has been an excellent year for high-profile critical successes that deal with issues of race, violence, and gentrification in America. Spike Lee took on the KKK with Black KkKlansman; Boots Riley scored a critical success with his socialist masterwork Sorry To Bother You; Ryan Coogler gave us […]
FilmStruck, the streaming service created by TCM and Criterion, is shutting down on November 29th and the Dames couldn’t be sadder. This week, we attempt to honor FilmStruck and also give you our recommendations on the films you should watch there before it shuts down.