Marilyn Monroe spent most of her short career playing a specific type of character. A darling of 1950s cinema, Monroe typically played showgirls, usually with varying amounts of gold-digging ditziness. Fairly early in her career, she briefly broke from type in her portrayal of Nell the unhinged baby-sitter in […]
Welcome to this incomplete episode of Citizen Dame!
Memorial Day is to honor America’s fallen. So the Dames have decided to look at the various war-based films to share their individual favorites that honored the men (and women) who made the ultimate sacrifice during wartime.
At the time of its 1960 release, the British horror movie Peeping Tom found itself largely ignored by critics. However, in the months later, another little horror film called Psycho hit theaters and quickly became a hit with critics and audiences alike. While Peeping Tom isn’t as well-known as the […]
I’ll say it, the first episode of Masterpiece’s most recent take on the iconic story Little Women was… lackluster. However, there’s still two episodes to go in the evolving story of the March family. How do things change as the March’s we know and love continue to grow and […]
There’s a popular Amy Schumer sketch based on the NBC television series Friday Night Lights. Where that television show (and the feature film it came from) involved a football coach dispensing wisdom to his team, Schumer’s take on the coach (hilariously played by Josh Charles) had him reminding […]
Occasionally the Dames are all dressed up with nowhere to go. Or, in this case, there’s nothing going on this week to inspire a Dame 5. So we end up going to the Patrons and unsolicited suggestions on Twitter for inspiration, and thus you get this week’s 5 […]