Filmmakers Sarah Alison Hodges and Nicole Kemper sit down with a guest and some of their favorite movies to see how they hold up when viewed through a feminist lens. Have women’s roles in Hollywood films really changed all that much?
Splash Part 2 - The Feminine Mistake Podcast Ep 158
This week on the pod we try to puzzle out where exactly Eugene Levy got his PHD in mermaidology. It’s part two of our breakdown of the 80s flick Splash with special guest Fabrae Nicole!
Splash - The Feminine Mistake Podcast Ep 157
Is Alan a creep? Does Madison have a human man kink? What is the “born sexy yesterday” trope? We tackle these questions and many more in part one of our discussion on Splash (1984)! With special guest Fabrae Nicole.
Promising Young Woman Part 2 - The Feminine Mistake Podcast Ep 156
This week on the pod, we conclude our two part discussion on Emerald Fennell’s Promising Young Woman. Could (or should) Cassie have had a happy future with Ryan? Did Cassie go too far? How does this film frame trauma and revenge? We get into it.
Promising Young Woman - The Feminine Mistake Podcast Ep 155
Emerald Fennell’s Promising Young Woman boldly subverts the rape/revenge genre – a type of film that has been historically dominated by male filmmakers. It also left us truly shooketh. This is a two part discussion, part two will be released in our next episode.
Death Becomes Her Part 2 - The Feminine Mistake Podcast Ep 154
Pass the spray paint, we’re back for part two of our breakdown of Death Becomes Her! This week we worship Isabella Rossellini and explore different ways this movie could have ended. With special guest, Hillary R. Heath.
Death Becomes Her - The Feminine Mistake Podcast Ep 153
Death Becomes Her asks us to look at the boxes we put women over forty in, but does it blame the boxes or the women? Join us this week on the pod as we delight in Meryl Streep and Goldie Hawn’s shotgun blasting, hair tossing, evil-cackling goodness with very special guest, Hillary R. Heath!
Love the podcast! These folks to a great job of looking at older movies (although I did love the review of I Feel Pretty) through a feminist lense and discussing them, while making it super funny. - Rosemary’s Ladies Podcast
Thoughtful Discussion and Analysis
There is something about older movies that I loved that just don't sit right anymore. Fortunately, The Feminist Mistake did my homework for me. Of course, Pretty Woman is an easy target, but they put the magnifying glass to the less obvious movies like Pleasantville and She Devil. Check it out!
Fascinating and Fun Feminist Conversation!
This podcast takes you back to the future as it applies a feminist lens to older movies. The discussion is frank, entertaining and wonderfully feminist! Definitely subscribe and add the gem to your podcast rotation. - Sipping Sisters