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Episode 9 – It Was a Rough Saturday: A Comparison of Rosemary’s Baby and Annabelle

Rachel and Jen celebrate Halloween by comparing two horror movies: the classic Rosemary’s Baby and Blumhouse’s Annabelle. Topics discussed include the isolation of being a housewife, how cinematic framing affects tone, the dismissal of women

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Episode 5 – Dark, Sad, Lonely: A Comparison of The Lego Batman Movie and Holy Musical B@man

Rachel and Jen talk about the similarities between The Lego Batman Movie and Holy Musical B@man. Topics include the best logical way to parody a character, how fans’ opinions can affect media, low-hanging fruit… and

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Episode 3 – Three Mummies Walk Into a Bar: A Cross-Analysis of all Three Universal Mummy Movies

Rachel and Jen compare the heroes, the heroines, and the mummies from the 1932, 1999, and 2017 versions of The Mummy. Including discussions of villains with complex motives, inaccurate depictions of ancient Egypt, sexist portrayals

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Episode 2 – Regular Old Finger Sucking: A Conversation About “Harlots”

Jen and Rachel talk about the first season of the Hulu original series, Harlots. Topics include (but are not limited to) the role of women in history, the fight for power, regaining agency, and eating pomegranate

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Episode 1: This Guy’s Got Magic: An Analysis of Rumpelstiltskin From Once Upon a Time

Rachel and Jen discuss Rumpelstiltskin/Mr. Gold from Once Upon a Time regarding themes of possession and character alignment, and try to get to the root of the most pressing question of all: Why are they

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