Chick Flicks Podcast

Chick Flicks Podcast

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Two chicks talkin’ bout flicks *contains spoilers*


Chicklet 7: To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You
Feb 16 • 20 min
In this mini-episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie talk about To All the Boys I Loved: P.S. I Still Love You. This installment of the To All the Boys I Loved Before trilogy, based on the books by Jenny Han, is directed by Michael Fimognari and…
Pride & Prejudice & Sleepless in Seattle
Feb 9 • 51 min
‘Tis the season of love. In this episode of Chick Flicks, McKenzie and Bridget discuss two romantic films, Pride & Prejudice and Sleepless in Seattle. Pride and Prejudice (2005) was directed by Joe Wright and stars Keira Knightley and Tom Wambsgam from…
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe & Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Jan 26 • 50 min
In this episode of Chick Flicks, McKenzie and Bridget discuss two fantasy movies, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, and Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe was released in 2005,…
Candyman & Get Out
Jan 12 • 49 min
In this episode of Chick Flicks, McKenzie and Bridget discuss Candyman and Get Out. Candyman was released in 1991 and directed by Bernard Rose. Based on a short story by Clive Barker, Candyman stars Tony Todd, Virginia Madsen, and (omg) Kasi Lemmons.…
2019 Wrap Up
Dec 29, 2019 • 40 min
In this year-end episode of Chick Flicks, McKenzie and Bridget discuss their favorite movies and performances of the year, including Parasite, Atlantics, One Child Nation, Hustlers, and The Souvenir. Chick Flicks is a feminist film review podcast hosted…
Gremlins & Better Watch Out
Dec 22, 2019 • 37 min
Is it really the most wonderful time of the year? In this Christmas episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie discuss two horror movies set at Christmastime: Gremlins and Better Watch Out. Directed by Joe Dante in 1984, Gremlins stars Zach Galligan,…
Chicklet 6: Black Christmas
Dec 15, 2019 • 14 min
In this mini-episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie review the new remake of Black Christmas (2019), written by April Wolfe and Sophia Takal. Black Christmas stars Imogen Poots and is in theaters now! Chick Flicks is a feminist film review podcast…
Die Hard & Tangerine
Dec 9, 2019 • 51 min
Merry Christimas, b*tch! This episode of Chick Flicks features two films that take place in Los Angeles on Christmas Eve: Die Hard and Tangerine. Die Hard (1988) was directed by John McTiernan and stars Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, and Bonnie Bedelia as…
The Big Sleep & Brick
Nov 24, 2019 • 46 min
Happy Noirvember! In this episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie discuss The Big Sleep (1946) and Brick (2005). Both films follow a brooding hero as he tries to get the bottom of a mystery while navigating the nefarious charms of suspicious dames…
Twilight & Personal Shopper
Nov 10, 2019 • 57 min
In this episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie discuss Twilight and Personal Shopper. Both films star Kristen Stewart, the most divisive actress of her generation, in roles that require her to act opposite supernatural characters. Bridget and…
Interview: Unintended with Anja Murmann & Sabine Schenk
Nov 4, 2019 • 46 min
In this bonus episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget interviews Writer/Director Anja Murmann and Producer Sabine Schenk about their new film, Unintended, available on iTunes, Google Play, and other streaming services on November 7th. Unintended, starring…
Halloween (1978) & Halloween (2018)
Oct 27, 2019 • 51 min
This episode of Chick Flicks is about the original Halloween from 1978 and its 2018 sequel, also titled Halloween. McKenzie and Bridget discuss final girls, why Michael Myers is the scariest of slasher villains, and everyone’s favorite supporting actress:…
Chicklet 5: Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror
Oct 20, 2019 • 19 min
In this mini-episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie discuss the documentary Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror. Directed by Xavier Burgin, this documentary chronicles the stereotypes, tropes, and triumphs of black actors, writers, and…
The Evil Dead & Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight
Oct 14, 2019 • 42 min
In this episode Bridget and McKenzie discuss two B-movies with out of this world practical effects: The Evil Dead and Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight. Demon Knight is notable for its inclusion of a black actress as the Final Girl while The Evil Dead is…
Misery & Christine
Sep 29, 2019 • 43 min
In the final episode of Stephen King month at Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie discuss mean nerds and killer cars in Misery and Christine. Misery feels more relevant than ever in today’s extreme fandom culture, while Christine touches upon frightening…
Chicklet 4: It Chapter 2
Sep 22, 2019 • 17 min
In this mini-episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie talk about It: Chapter Two. Forget clowns and monsters, what’s scarier than a balloon that miiiight pop? It: Chapter Two stars Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hader, Isaiah Mustafa, Jay Ryan,…
Cujo & Pet Sematary
Sep 15, 2019 • 47 min
Stephen King month at Chick Flicks continues with Cujo and Pet Sematary! In this episode Bridget and McKenzie discuss the inherent un-scariness of Saint Bernard dogs, family dynamics, rabies, and children named Tad and Gage. Cujo was directed by Lewis…
Carrie & Firestarter
Sep 1, 2019 • 47 min
It’s Stephen King month! In this episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie compare two movies about girls with frightening powers: Carrie and Firestarter. Bridget and Kenz wonder, why are movies/books/tv shows about girls getting super powers such…
FernGully & Princess Mononoke
Aug 18, 2019 • 57 min
In this episode of Chick Flicks, McKenzie and Bridget talk about badass eco-warrior women and their boyfriends in two animated films: FernGully and Princess Mononoke. FernGully is a terrifying movie from your childhood, directed by Bill Kroyer and…
Drop Dead Gorgeous & Death Becomes Her
Aug 4, 2019 • 53 min
In this episode of Chick Flicks, McKenzie and Bridget cover two cult classics about competition between women, beauty, and putting makeup on corpses: Drop Dead Gorgeous and Death Becomes Her. Drop Dead Gorgeous boasts an all star casts that includes…
Friday the 13th and The Final Girls
Jul 22, 2019 • 52 min
What’s the most dangerous occupation? According to slasher movies, it’s being a teenage camp counselor. In this episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie discuss the final girl trope (a term coined by Carol J. Clover) and its use in the films Friday…
Chicklet 3: Midsommar
Jul 14, 2019 • 24 min
In Midsommar, Director Ari Aster continues to explore themes of family, community, and terrible things happening to a person’s head. Is Midsommar really a “female empowerment” movie? Listen to Bridget and McKenzie talk about Florence Pugh’s intense…
The Goonies & Stranger Things
Jul 7, 2019 • 53 min
Bridget and McKenzie visit the 1980’s with the classic kid’s adventure film The Goonies and the Netflix show Stranger Things. They find that The Goonies is a relic with some pretty problematic jokes and that Stranger Things is disappointingly not all that…
Lizzie & The Handmaiden
Jun 24, 2019 • 43 min
Lizzie and The Handmaiden are films about women whose love (or simply lust) for one another creates a powerful catalyst that dismantles patriarchal structures. In this episode of Chick Flicks, we think only one of these films has a queer love story that…
John Wick & Revenge
Jun 9, 2019 • 57 min
Our heroes rise from the ashes (or retirement) to deliver some much deserved payback in these two revenge fantasy movies: John Wick and Revenge. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
American Psycho & Gone Girl
May 26, 2019 • 58 min
What do American Psycho and Gone Girl have in common? Boring men who talk at length about music to women who are smarter than them. Oh, also: blood-lust perpetuated by toxic patriarchal structures!!! If you would like to donate to aid in people’s access…
Chicklet 2: Game of Thrones
May 22, 2019 • 24 min
After eight seasons, three dragons, and one thousand pairs of boobs, the massive television hit, Game of Thrones, has come to an end. So what do the Chicks think? Let’s just say that if we were Daenerys, we would “dracarys” showrunners D.B. Weiss and…
Teen Witch & Buffy the Vampire Slayer
May 12, 2019 • 56 min
In our 18th episode, we talk about magical puberty in two nostalgic classics: Teen Witch and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
The Virgin Suicides & Mustang
Apr 28, 2019 • 52 min
In this episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie compare the debut films of two female directors: Sofia Coppola’s The Virgin Suicides and Deniz Gamze Erguven’s Mustang. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Blade Runner & Ex Machina
Apr 14, 2019 • 58 min
In this episode, we talk about sexy women robots in Ridley Scott’s 1982 sci-fi classic, Blade Runner, and the more recent 2014 film, Ex Machina, by Annihilation’s Alex Garland. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Aliens & Terminator 2
Apr 1, 2019 • 62 min
Hasta la vista, chickies. In the fifteenth episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie discuss two sequels by James Cameron: Aliens and Terminator 2. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Chicklet 1: Us
Mar 24, 2019 • 24 min
We saw Jordan Peele’s new horror film Us over the weekend and were so excited about it we recorded a mini episode to share our thoughts! This is a new episode format we’re calling “Chicklets!” Look out for the next Chicklet when there’s a cool new movie…
Only Lovers Left Alive & A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
Mar 17, 2019 • 56 min
In the fourteenth episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie talk about vampires that aren’t named Edward OR Spike! The vampires in Only Lovers Left Alive and A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night would definitely shame you about the music on your favorite…
Paranormal Activity & The Taking of Deborah Logan
Mar 3, 2019 • 48 min
In our 13th episode, we talk about two found footage horror films: Paranormal Activity & The Taking of Deborah Logan. In these two movies about demonic possession, we find something more sinister than losing your bodily autonomy to the devil— an abusive…
The Descent & Annihilation
Feb 18, 2019 • 59 min
In the twelfth episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie discuss two movies about all women expeditions into truly terrible territories: The Descent and Annihilation. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Rosemary’s Baby & Hereditary
Feb 3, 2019 • 64 min
In this episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie discuss two movies that center around motherhood, paranoia, and the believability of women in horror movies: Rosemary’s Baby and Hereditary. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to…
Night of the Living Dead & Train to Busan
Jan 21, 2019 • 42 min
“They’re coming to get you, Barbara!” In this zombie-themed episode, Bridget and McKenzie discuss the movie that started it all, Night of the Living Dead, with recent South Korean film, Train to Busan. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest…
Disturbia & Housebound
Jan 10, 2019 • 50 min
In episode 9 of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie compare two confinement thrillers: Disturbia and Housebound. Tune in to find out their feelings on peak aughts-Shia LaBeouf and kiwi humor! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to…
2018 Wrap Up
Jan 1, 2019 • 47 min
We discuss our Top 5 films of 2018 which is mostly us talking about To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before. Just kidding. Sort of. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Grabbers & The Host
Dec 16, 2018 • 44 min
In their eighth episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie discuss two foreign monster movies: South Korea’s The Host and Ireland’s Grabbers. Tune in for a very bad impression of an Irish accent! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest…
Rare Exports & Black Christmas
Dec 3, 2018 • 40 min
You better watch out, he sees you when you’re sleeping, etc., etc. In this holiday themed episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie discuss Rare Exports and Black Christmas, two wonderful examples of how even the most wonderful time of the year can…
It Follows & Jennifer’s Body
Nov 19, 2018 • 50 min
In the sixth episode of Chick Flicks, McKenzie and Bridget cover two divisive horror movies, It Follows and Jennifer’s Body. Both of these films have intriguing things to say about the sexuality of teenage girls and they are more relevant than ever in…
Split & The Babadook
Nov 5, 2018 • 44 min
In this episode we talk about the different depictions of trauma in two horror films, M. Night Shyamalan’s Split, and Jennifer Kent’s The Babadook. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Halloween Special!
Oct 30, 2018 • 20 min
Halloween is our favorite time of year so we’re publishing this special mini episode to talk about our favorite Halloween movies, TV episodes, costumes, candy, and our worst fears! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a…
Raw & Ginger Snaps
Oct 22, 2018 • 55 min
In the fourth episode of Chick Flicks, McKenzie and Bridget discuss two horror movies about sisters: Raw and Ginger Snaps. Sisters are used to spooky effect very often in horror movies, probably because there’s nothing scarier than two women in cahoots…
Mindhunter & Zodiac
Oct 7, 2018 • 45 min
In this week’s episode of Chick Flicks, McKenzie and Bridget talk about bro-auteur David Fincher. Both Mindhunter, a Netflix television show produced and partially directed by Fincher, and Zodiac, his 2007 movie, provoke questions like, “Why do men commit…
The Witch & The Love Witch
Sep 23, 2018 • 48 min
For centuries, witches have captured our cultural imaginations. The archetype of the witch can be a friend or a foe, green skinned and angry or bookish and heroic. From The Craft to The Blair Witch, depictions of witches in movies are diverse and complex,…
A Quiet Place & Hush
Sep 9, 2018 • 29 min
Chick Flicks is for anyone that loves film but finds themselves thinking, “I wish this movie review had 100% more feelings.” In the first Chick Flicks episode, Bridget and McKenzie discuss the recent John Krasinski-helmed monster movie A Quiet Place and…