Episode 23 marks our first birthday, and Anna is joined by Linda Hamilton, Mackenzie Davis and Natalia Reyes for an exclusive interview about Terminator: Dark Fate, discussing everything from action women on film to race, nudity and time travel.
On stage at HOME in Manchester, Anna is joined by Pamela Hutchinson and Anna Bogutskaya, who both contributed to soon to be published She Found It At The Movies: Women Writers on Sex, Desire and Cinema. The panel assess the new film Joker starring Joaquin Phoenix, plus female desire in films such as Magic Mike, The Last Seduction and Thelma & Louise. They also give their tips for awards season 2020, debating which movies meet the ‘three cry’ test and which film is ’near-perfect’.
Finally the audience at HOME have pressing questions about Joker, awards categories and how best to champion female-focused cinema.
Pamela Hutchinson is a freelance writer, critic and film historian who contributes regularly to Sight & Sound, The Guardian, Criterion, Indicator and the BBC, specialising in silent cinema and women in film. Anna Bogutskaya is a film programmer, writer, event producer and podcaster. She is Head of Arts and Culture at DICE, Festival Director of BAFTA-recognised Underwire Festival, co-host of The Bigger Picture podcast and co-founder of horror film collective The Final Girls.