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2019 Wrap Up

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2019 Wrap Up

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Tales from the Hood & V/H/S
In this episode of Chick Flicks, McKenzie and Bridget talk about two horror anthologies, Tales from the Hood and V/H/S. Tales from the Hood (1995), directed by Rusty Cundieff, follows three men into a funeral home where they hear ghastly tales. V/H/S (2012) is a found footage anthology directed by a bunch of dudes and the literal manifestation of the male gaze. Chick Flicks is a film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.
56:45
October 19, 2020
The Haunted Mansion & Hocus Pocus
In this episode of Chick Flicks, McKenzie and Bridget delve into two artifacts of Halloween nostalgia, the films The Haunted Mansion and Hocus Pocus. The Haunted Mansion, released in 2003, stars Eddie Murphy and Marsha Thomason, and features the very first curse to be uttered on Disney Channel, "Big a** termites!" Hocus Pocus, released in 1993, stars Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy as the witchy Sanderson Sisters. Were you a weird kid who was into Billy the zombie OR a weird kid who was into Binx the cat? Let us know! Chick Flicks is a film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.
59:45
October 5, 2020
Jaws & House
In this episode of Chick Flicks, McKenzie and Bridget talk about American masculinity, generational trauma, and teenage girl aesthetics in Jaws and House. Jaws was released in 1975 and directed by a child named Steven Spielberg. It stars a gigantic shark that does not look real enough according to the IMdB review section. House, released two years later in 1977, is a Japanese film directed by Nobuhiko Obayashi. House was partially inspired by Jaws and owes its creativity to Obayashi's pre-teen daughter. Chick Flicks is a film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.
59:53
September 21, 2020
The Old Guard & Fast Color
In this episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie discuss two sort-of superhero movies, The Old Guard and Fast Color. The Old Guard stars Charlize Theron as Furiosa - sorry - Andy, an immortal warrior who is getting too old for this sh*t. It was directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood and is available to stream on Netflix. Fast Color, directed by Julia Hart, stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw as a woman on the run with mysterious powers of her own. Chick Flicks is a film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.
57:29
September 7, 2020
Fruitvale Station & If Beale Street Could Talk
Chick Flicks is back after a short hiatus! In this episode of Chick Flicks, McKenzie and Bridget discuss two films centering around police violence against Black men, Fruitvale Station and If Beale Street Could Talk. Fruitvale Station, directed by Ryan Coogler, recreates the last day in the life of Oscar Grant, who was shot and killed by Oakland police in 2009. If Beale Street Could Talk is a 2018 adaptation of a James Baldwin novel, directed by Barry Jenkins. The film depicts a love story derailed by racist policing. Chick Flicks is a film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.
58:57
August 24, 2020
Practical Magic & Eve's Bayou
In this episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie discuss two films about hereditary magic and curses, Practical Magic and Eve's Bayou. Practical Magic, directed by Griffin Dunne, stars Nicole Kidman and Sandra Bullock. This movie features perhaps the most iconic use of Harry Nilsson's song Coconut. Eve's Bayou, directed by Kasi Lemmons, stars Jurnee Smollet-Bell, Debbi Morgan, and Samuel L. Jackson. Chick Flicks is a film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.
50:03
May 18, 2020
Mad Max: Fury Road & Alita: Battle Angel
In this episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie discuss two films about warrior heroines in post-apocalyptic societies, Mad Max: Fury Road and Alita: Battle Angel. Mad Max: Fury Road is the fourth installment set in George Miller's Australian desert post-apocalyptic world. It stars Tom Hardy, number one Himbo, and Charlize Theron. Alita: Battle Angel was directed by the same man who brought us Spy Kids, Robert Rodriguez. It stars Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, and Mahershala Ali. Chick Flicks is a film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.
50:31
May 4, 2020
Chicklet 9: The Invisible Man
In this Chicklet, Bridget and McKenzie discuss The Invisible Man, a 2020 remake of a classic horror film. The Invisible Man stars Elisabeth Moss and is directed by Leigh Whannell. We will be transparent with you - there are spoilers in this discussion! Chick Flicks is a film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.
22:22
April 27, 2020
The Wailing & The Wicker Man
In this episode of Chick Flicks, McKenzie and Bridget discuss outsiders and investigations in the films The Wailing and The Wicker Man. The Wailing, a 2016 film directed by Na Hong-jin, follows a small town cop's investigation into a spate of mysterious violent murders. The Wicker Man, a 1973 film directed by Robin Hardy (not the Nic Cage one), is considered one of the first 'folk horror' movies and also follows a cop looking into a mysterious crime. Chick Flicks is a film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.
48:21
April 20, 2020
The Fly & The Brood
In this episode of Chick Flicks, McKenzie and Bridget cover two films by the master of body horror, David Cronenberg: The Fly and The Brood. The Fly (1986) stars Jeff Goldblum as a doomed scientist who transforms into an insect and Geena Davis as his lover. Bridget and McKenzie dare to question this film's insistent that flies are sexy, maybe? The Brood (1979) stars Samantha Eggar and Art Hindle as a couple whose acrimonious divorce is worsened by a group of murderous monster children. What woman hasn't wished for a rage-projection to attack a romantic rival? Chick Flicks is a film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.
46:06
April 6, 2020
Our Quarantine Pop Culture Recommendations
In this episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie round up their favorite books, movies, television shows, and music for quarantine, including recommendations from the Chick Flicks community. Chick Flicks is a film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.
48:48
March 23, 2020
Chicklet 8: Portrait of a Lady on Fire
In this Chicklet, McKenzie and Bridget talk about the new film Portrait of a Lady on Fire, directed by Celine Sciamma. Portrait is the love story between a painter and the woman she has been commissioned to paint, an aristocrat.  Chick Flicks is a film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.
14:59
March 16, 2020
The Devil's Backbone & The Innkeepers
In this episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie discuss two ghost movies, The Devil's Backbone and The Innkeepers. The Devil's Backbone, directed by Guillermo del Toro, is the story of the ghost that haunts an orphanage during the Spanish Civil War. The Innkeepers, directed by Ti West, features a slow-burn haunting of an inn and the horrors of the hospitality industry and when your coworker has an inappropriate crush. Chick Flicks is a film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.
42:21
March 9, 2020
The Notebook & Love & Basketball
In this episode of Chick Flicks, McKenzie and Bridget talk about The Notebook and Love & Basketball. The Notebook is based on a Nicholas Sparks book and stars Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams as star-crossed lovers. If you watched this movie at a sleepover at any point in your life, you may be entitled to compensation. Love & Basketball, directed by Gina Prince-Blythewood, stars Sanaa Lathan and Omar Epps as two basketball players who learn to navigate love and ambition. Chick Flicks is a film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.
46:17
February 24, 2020
Chicklet 7: To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You
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 stars Lana Condor and Noah Centineo.
19:58
February 17, 2020
Pride & Prejudice & Sleepless in Seattle
'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 Succession (Matthew McFayden). Sleepless in Seattle (1993) was directed by Nora Ephron and stars Meg Ryan and America's Dad, Tom Hanks. Chick Flicks is a film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail. Happy Valentine's Day!
51:21
February 10, 2020
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe & Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
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, when McKenzie and Bridget were the same age as its child actors. It was directed by Andrew Adamson, of Shrek fame, and features Tilda Swinton with dreadlocks. The Fellowship of the Ring was directed by Peter Jackson and released in 2001. It stars Sir Ian McKellen, Elijah Woods, Sean Astin, Viggo Mortenson, and someone the New York Times calls 'Armando Bloom'. Chick Flicks is a film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.
49:57
January 27, 2020
Candyman & Get Out
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. Written and directed by Jordan Peele, Get Out was released in 2017. It stars Daniel Kaluuya, Alison Williams, Catherine Keener, and Bradley Whitford. Chick Flicks is a film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.
48:36
January 13, 2020
2019 Wrap Up
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 by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.
40:06
December 30, 2019
Gremlins & Better Watch Out
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, Phoebe Cates, and legions of pseudo-furbies. Is this movie racist? We think yes! Directed by Chris Peckover, Better Watch Out was released in 2016 and stars Olivia DeJonge and Levi Miller. Does this film fall into the very toxic cliches it was trying to avoid? Maybe! Chick Flicks is a feminist film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail. Attachments area
37:26
December 23, 2019
Chicklet 6: Black Christmas
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 hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.
13:44
December 16, 2019
Die Hard & Tangerine
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 long suffering #girlboss wife. Is this movie a gigantic phallus metaphor? Well, we think so. Ho ho ho. Tangerine (2015), directed by Sean Baker, stars the delightful Kitana Kiki Rodriguez and Mya Taylor as Sin-dee and Alexandra, two besties on a mission of revenge. Chick Flicks is a feminist film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.
51:00
December 9, 2019
The Big Sleep & Brick
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 and the demands of menacing criminals. The Big Sleep was directed by Howard Hawks and stars Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. Brick was directed by Rian Johnson (his first movie) and stars Joseph Gordon Levitt (or Jogo as everyone called him on tumblr in 2010). Chick Flicks is a feminist film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail. If your name is Brendan or Brandon PLEASE CONTACT US.
45:56
November 25, 2019
Twilight & Personal Shopper
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 McKenzie are ardently Team Kristen. Twilight is an adaptation of a vampire romance novel by Stephenie Meyer. The 2008 film was written by Melissa Rosenberg and directed by Catherine Hardwicke and stars Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson. Personal Shopper is a film by Olivier Assayas, starring Kristen Stewart and some really gorgeous couture dresses. Chick Flicks is a feminist film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.
57:08
November 11, 2019
Interview: Unintended with Anja Murmann & Sabine Schenk
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 Elizabeth Lail, tells the story of a young woman trying to reconnect with her past. When the memory of a disturbing incident resurfaces years later, she returns to her childhood home to uncover the truth. This episode does contain spoilers, so we recommend watching Unintended first. Chick Flicks is a feminist film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.
46:27
November 4, 2019
Halloween (1978) & Halloween (2018)
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: Judy Greer. The 1978 Halloween was directed and written by John Carpenter and co-written by Debra Hill. It stars Jamie Lee Curtis. The 2018 Halloween was directed by David Gordon Green and written by Danny McBride. It stars Jamie Lee Curtis forty years after she made her debut as Laurie Strode. Chick Flicks is a feminist film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.
50:45
October 28, 2019
Chicklet 5: Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror
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 directors in the horror genre, from The Birth of a Nation to Get Out. Chick Flicks is a feminist film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.com.
19:26
October 21, 2019
The Evil Dead & Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight
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 notable for being really, really gross. The Evil Dead (1981) was directed by a (TWENTY YEAR OLD?) Sam Raimi. It stars Bruce Campbell. Tales From the Crypt: Demon Knight (1995) was directed by Ernest Dickerson and stars Jada Pinkett Smith and Billy Zane. Chick Flicks is a feminist film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.com. It would really help us out if you left us a review on Apple Podcasts!
42:17
October 14, 2019
Misery & Christine
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 incel adjacent themes. Misery (1990) was directed by Rob Reiner. It stars James Caan and Kathy Bates in an Oscar-winning role. Christine (1983) was directed by John Carpenter and stars a Plymouth Fury and some actors from the eighties! Chick Flicks is a feminist film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.com. If you leave us a review, Bridget will write a short story about you as a Stephen King character!
43:15
September 30, 2019
Chicklet 4: It Chapter 2
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, James Ransone, and Bill Skarsgard. Chick Flicks is a feminist film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.com. If you leave us a review, Bridget will write a short story about you as a Stephen King character!
17:00
September 23, 2019
Cujo & Pet Sematary
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 Teague, based on an adapted script written by Don Carlos Dunaway and Barbara Turner. It stars Dee Wallace. Pet Sematary was directed by Mary Lambert and stars Dale Midkiff and Denise Crosby. Chick Flicks is a feminist film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.com. If you leave us a review, Bridget will write a short story about you as a Stephen King character!
46:47
September 16, 2019
Carrie & Firestarter
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 bummers? Carrie stars Sissy Spacek, John Travolta with a mullet, and Piper Laurie. It was directed by Brian de Palma and released in 1976. Firestarter was directed by Mark L. Lester and stars young Drew Barrymore, Martin Sheen, and actors we don't recognize from the eighties. Both movies are adaptations of Stephen King novels. Chick Flicks is a feminist film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.com. If you leave us a review, Bridget will write a short story about you as a Stephen King character!
46:53
September 2, 2019
FernGully & Princess Mononoke
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 starring the vocal talents of Samantha Mathis, Christian Slater, and Robin Williams. Princess Mononoke is a Studio Ghibli movie by the filmmaker Hiyao Miyazaki. The English dub features the voices of Minnie Driver, Claire Danes, Billy Crudup, and Gillian Anderson. Chick Flicks is a feminist film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.com. If you leave us a review, Bridget will write and perform a FernGully style rap in your honor!
57:01
August 19, 2019
Drop Dead Gorgeous & Death Becomes Her
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 Kristen Dunst, Allison Janney, Amy Adams, and Brittany Murphy. It was written by Lona Williams and directed by Michael Patrick Jann. Death Becomes Her was directed by Robert Zemeckis and stars some nobodies named Meryl Streep, Goldie Hawn, and Bruce "It's Death, Baby" Willis. Chick Flicks is a feminist film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.com. 
53:25
August 5, 2019
Friday the 13th and The Final Girls
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 the 13th (1980) and The Final Girls (2015).  Friday the 13th was directed by Sean Cunningham and written by Vic Miller. It stars Betsey Palmer and a young baby Kevin Bacon. The Final Girls was directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson and written by M.A. Fortin and Joshua John Miller (hey, he seems familiar...). It features the talents of Alia Shawkat, Thomas Middleditch, and our favorite dancer, Angela Trimbur. Chick Flicks is a feminist film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.com.
52:09
July 22, 2019
Chicklet 3: Midsommar
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 screaming, bad vacations, and disappointing boyfriends in this Chicklet episode.  Midsommar stars Florence Pugh and Jack Reynor and is in theaters now. Chick Flicks is a feminist film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.com.
24:21
July 15, 2019
The Goonies & Stranger Things
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 strange.  The Goonies was directed by Richard Donner and produced by Steven Spielberg. Stranger Things was created by the Duffer Brothers (hey–where are all the sister teams in Hollywood?). This week Bridget is into the podcast Why Won’t You Date Me? With Nicole Byers and the original It miniseries based off the book by Stephen King. McKenzie recommends the YA book A Conjuring of Light, the song “Sticky” by Ravyn Lenae, and shopping local at Strange Ways. Chick Flicks is a feminist film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on instagram and twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.com. Leave us a review that’s better than an IMDb comment!
52:41
July 8, 2019
Lizzie & The Handmaiden
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 works. Lizzie was directed by Craig MacNeil and stars Chloe Sevigny and Kristen Stewart. The Handmaiden is based on the novel Fingersmith by Sarah Waters and was directed by Park Chan-Wook. It stars ‎Kim Min-hee and ‎Kim Tae-ri. This week Bridget is into Big Little Lies, The Terror, and The Souvenir. McKenzie recommends Good Omens, Flash Forward, and What Remains of Edith Finch. Chick Flicks is a feminist film review podcast hosted by McKenzie Chapman and Bridget Hovell. You can follow Chick Flicks on Instagram and Twitter @chickflickspod and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.com. Leave us review on Apple Podcasts that’s better than an IMDb comment! ;)
43:08
June 24, 2019
John Wick & Revenge
 Our heroes rise from the ashes (or retirement) to deliver some much deserved payback in these two revenge fantasy movies: John Wick and Revenge.  
56:53
June 10, 2019
American Psycho & Gone Girl
 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 to abortion healthcare, please click here. 
58:19
May 27, 2019
Chicklet 2: Game of Thrones
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 David Benioff.
23:35
May 22, 2019
Teen Witch & Buffy the Vampire Slayer
In our 18th episode, we talk about magical puberty in two nostalgic classics: Teen Witch and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
55:29
May 13, 2019
The Virgin Suicides & Mustang
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. 
51:41
April 29, 2019
Blade Runner & Ex Machina
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.
57:50
April 15, 2019
Aliens & Terminator 2
Hasta la vista, chickies. In the fifteenth episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie discuss two sequels by James Cameron: Aliens and Terminator 2.
1:01:44
April 1, 2019
Chicklet 1: Us
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 or TV show that we wanna talk about.
23:29
March 25, 2019
Only Lovers Left Alive & A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
 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 Spotify playlist. 
55:47
March 18, 2019
Paranormal Activity & The Taking of Deborah Logan
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 boyfriend and non-consensual filmwork! 
48:21
March 4, 2019
The Descent & Annihilation
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. 
58:51
February 18, 2019
Rosemary's Baby & Hereditary
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.
1:04:01
February 4, 2019
Night of the Living Dead & Train to Busan
"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.
42:14
January 21, 2019
Disturbia & Housebound
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! 
49:39
January 10, 2019
2018 Wrap Up
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.
46:33
January 2, 2019
Grabbers & The Host
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!
43:42
December 17, 2018
Rare Exports & Black Christmas
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 have a dark side.
39:57
December 3, 2018
It Follows & Jennifer's Body
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 today’s ongoing discussion of sexual violence and the #metoo movement.
50:04
November 19, 2018
Split & The Babadook
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.
44:04
November 5, 2018
Halloween Special!
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!
19:45
October 31, 2018
Raw & Ginger Snaps
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 with one another.
54:48
October 22, 2018
Mindhunter & Zodiac
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 terrible crimes?” and “Why don’t any of these characters turn on a damn lamp?”
44:44
October 8, 2018
The Witch & The Love Witch
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, but they often touch upon the same themes: female sexuality, age, beauty, and power. In this episode, McKenzie and Bridget talk about two recent witch films: The Love Witch and The Witch.
47:30
September 24, 2018
A Quiet Place & Hush
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 the 2016 home invasion horror movie Hush. Both films feature a deaf female character and rely upon deprivation of sound to create tension.
29:17
September 10, 2018