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A League of Their Own & Bend It Like Beckham

Chick Flicks PodcastJan 24, 2022

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The Exorcist

The Exorcist

In this episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie discuss the 1973 film The Exorcist.  Is this movie an advertisement for Catholicism? Father Karras, aka the original Hot Priest, would indicate yes!  Listen in to hear what lessons contemporary horror movies can learn from this classic that has practical effects, grounded characters, and the most upsetting shot of snot ever. Follow Chick Flicks @chickflickspod on Instagram and Twitter and email us at chickflickspodcast@gmail.com.
Jan 22, 202347:31
Bram Stoker's Dracula

Bram Stoker's Dracula

Chick Flicks is back! With a brand new episode on Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992), Francis Ford Coppola's faithful and weird adaptation of the classic novel. Starring Winona Ryder and Keanu Reeves in their most publicly reviled roles yet and Gary Oldman as the titular vamp, tune in to hear McKenzie and Bridget travel through oceans of time to share their thoughts on this film. 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.
Nov 07, 202242:53
Titane & Transformers

Titane & Transformers

In this episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie discuss the films Titane and Transformers. Titane (2021), the latest film from director Julia Ducournau, features an infamous sex scene between a Cadillac and the film's protagonist. Michael Bay's Transformers (2007) has become infamous for a different set of reasons, including Bay's lecherous gaze on his heroine, played by Megan Fox. 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.
Feb 07, 202254:56
A League of Their Own & Bend It Like Beckham

A League of Their Own & Bend It Like Beckham

In this episode of Chick Flicks, McKenzie and Bridget revisit two classic sport films, A League of Their Own and Bend it Like Beckham. A League of Their Own, from 1992, was directed by Penny Marshall and stars Geena thee Davis, Lori Petty, and Tom Hanks. Gurinder Chadha's 2002 Bend it Like Beckham stars Parminder Nagra and Kiera Knightley. 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.
Jan 24, 202249:22
Dead Poets Society & School of Rock

Dead Poets Society & School of Rock

In this episode of Chick Flicks, McKenzie and Bridget go back to school to talk about Dead Poets Society and School of Rock. Peter Weir's Dead Poets Society (1989) stars Robin Williams in an oft-quoted role as an English teacher. The 2003 film School of Rock is Richard Linklater's take on a life-changing teacher, starring Jack Black and a gaggle of kids. 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.
Nov 11, 202141:54
Chicklet 12: Dune (2021)

Chicklet 12: Dune (2021)

The man, the myth, the spice! In this episode of Chick Flicks, at long last, McKenzie and Bridget talk about DUNE (2021). This film adaptation of the sci-fi classic is directed by Denis Villeneuve and stars Timothee Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, and Oscar Isaac as members of a feudal family who are tasked with stewarding a desert planet called Arrakis. 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.
Oct 25, 202133:30
Werewolves Within & Malignant

Werewolves Within & Malignant

Bridget and McKenzie discuss two new horror movies in this episode of Chick Flicks, Werewolves Within and Malignant. Directed by Josh Ruben, Werewolves Within is based on a video game and stars Sam Richardson and Milana Vayntrub. Malignant is the latest feature from horror auteur James Wan and stars Annabelle Wallis as a woman trapped in a neo-giallo nightmare. 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.com
Oct 11, 202145:17
Spy & Goldfinger

Spy & Goldfinger

In this episode of Chick Flicks, McKenzie and Bridget discuss a classic spy movie and... a James Bond film. In Spy (2015) Melissa McCarthy teams up with Paul Feig for a comedic spy thriller that also features Jason Statham and Rose Bryne. In Goldfinger (1964) Sean Connery stars as Bond, James Bond. This film made the Chick Flicks cohosts feel as though they were dying from "skin suffocation." 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.
Sep 28, 202151:00
Babe & Pig

Babe & Pig

In this episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie discuss two men... and their pigs. Babe (1995) is a beloved nineties classic, directed by Chris Noonan, produced by George Miller, and starring James Cromwell as a kindly farmer and Christine Cavanaugh/some truly wonderful puppetry as the titular pig. Pig (2021) is directed by Michael Sarnoski and stars Nic Cage as a former star chef who searches for his stolen truffle-hunting pig. 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.
Sep 13, 202152:29
Chicklet 11: Candyman (2021)

Chicklet 11: Candyman (2021)

In this Chicklet, McKenzie and Bridget discuss the much-anticipated reboot of Candyman. Directed by Nia DaCosta, Candyman (2021) stars Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Teyonah Parris as an artist and his girlfriend who are pulled into the lore of Candyman. 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.com
Aug 30, 202127:19
The Visit & The Sixth Sense

The Visit & The Sixth Sense

In this episode of Chick Flicks, McKenzie and Bridget discuss two films by the much-maligned director M. Night Shyamalan: The Visit and The Sixth Sense. The Visit (2015) is often described as Shyamalan's comeback film while the Sixth Sense (1999) was a cultural sensation that launched the director's career. 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.
Aug 16, 202149:27
Chicklet 10: The Green Knight

Chicklet 10: The Green Knight

In this Chicklet Bridget and McKenzie review the new A24 film The Green Knight. Written and directed by David Lowery, the Green Knight stars Dev Patel as medieval f*ck boy Sir Gawain. 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.
Aug 02, 202118:39
Columbus & Liberal Arts

Columbus & Liberal Arts

In this episode of Chick Flicks, McKenzie and Bridget talk about two films about older men connecting with younger women over art. In Kogonada's Columbus (2017), John Cho and Haley Lu Richardson bond over architecture and parents in Ohio. Josh Radnor's film, Liberal Arts (2012) sees the sitcom actor romancing Elizabeth Olsen's nineteen-year-old character. 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.
Jul 19, 202157:20
Splice & The Shape of Water

Splice & The Shape of Water

In this episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie discuss two monster films that get steamy, Splice and The Shape of Water. In Splice (2009), Vincenzo Natali directs post-Oscar Adrian Brody and Sarah Polley as two scientists who create an animal-human hybrid who they treat like their daughter. The Shape of Water (2017), directed by Guillermo del Toro stars Sally Hawkins and Doug Jones as star-crossed lovers, one human and one fish-man. 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.
Jul 05, 202152:46
Unpregnant & Plan B

Unpregnant & Plan B

In this episode of Chick Flicks, McKenzie and Bridget talk about two road trip buddy comedies wherein teenage girls search far and wide for accessible birth control/abortions. Unpregnant (2020) was directed by Rachel Lee Goldenberg and follows Haley Lu Richardson and Barbie Ferreira as former best friends traveling from Missouri to New Mexico to secure an abortion appointment. Plan B (2021) was directed by Natalie Morales and centers on characters played by Victoria Moroles and Kuhoo Verma who frantically drive around South Dakota in search of Levonorgestrel aka the morning-after pill or Plan B. If you care about accessible and easy access to healthcare such as abortions or Levonorgestrel, we encourage you to support your local abortion fund! 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.
Jun 14, 202150:10
The Secret of Kells & Wolfwalkers

The Secret of Kells & Wolfwalkers

In this episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and Mckenzie wander deep into an Irish forest to talk about the films Secret of Kells and Wolfwalkers. Secret of Kells (2009) and Wolfwalkers (2020) were both produced by the Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon. Both films feature precocious kids who form a bond with mysterious spiritfolk, and act far braver than the adults in their lives. Tune in to hear why we love this unique style of animation and how it can be used to tell better stories. (No offense to P*xar.) 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.
May 31, 202142:02
Mr. and Mrs. Smith & The Long Kiss Goodnight

Mr. and Mrs. Smith & The Long Kiss Goodnight

In this episode of Chick flicks, McKenzie and Bridget discuss star power in spy movies in the films Mr. and Mrs. Smith and The Long Kiss Goodnight. Mr. and Mrs. Smith (2005) stars Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt as married assassins who need to work through a lot of marital issues. The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) stars Geena Davis and Samuel L. Jackson in a conspiracy thriller about a woman who forgets her violent past as a spy. 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.
May 16, 202155:28
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind & Amelie

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind & Amelie

In this episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie revisit two twee movies of the early 2000s, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Amelie. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, directed by Michel Gondry, stars Jim Carey and Kate Winslet in a lo-fi sci-fi winterscape. Amelie, directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, stars Audrey Tatou as a young woman who tries to bring whimsy and goodness to those around her. 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.
May 03, 202158:40
Widows & Ocean's Eleven

Widows & Ocean's Eleven

In this episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie discuss two heist movies, Widows and Ocean's Eleven. Widows (2018) was directed by Steve McQueen from a script co-written by McQueen and Gillian Flynn. It stars Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, and Elizabeth Debecki. Ocean's Eleven (2001) was directed by Steven Soderbergh and stars affable men George Clooney and Brad Pitt. 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.
Apr 19, 202101:02:01
The Other Lamb & Martha Marcy May Marlene

The Other Lamb & Martha Marcy May Marlene

In this episode of Chick Flicks, McKenzie and Bridget discuss two movies about cults, The Other Lamb and Martha Marcy May Marlene. The Other Lamb (2020), directed by Małgorzata Szumowska, follows a young girl who begins to question the leadership of the man she was taught to follow. It stars Raffey Cassidy and Michiel Huisman. Martha Marcy May Marlen (2011), directed by Sean Durkin, stars Elizabeth Olsen as a young woman who escapes a cult only to be followed by her trauma and guilt. 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.
Apr 05, 202101:01:24
The Curse of La Llorona & La Llorona

The Curse of La Llorona & La Llorona

In this episode of Chick Flicks, McKenzie and Bridget compare two films that were released in 2019 and feature the folkloric figure of La Llorona. The Curse of La Llorona (directed by Michael Chaves) is a big studio horror flick released within the Conjuring cinematic universe, while La Llorona (directed by Jayro Bustamante) is an intense and carefully considered film about genocidal horrors and family demons. 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.
Mar 22, 202153:60
Yes, God, Yes & Saved!

Yes, God, Yes & Saved!

In this episode of Chick Flicks, McKenzie and Bridget discuss the religion-themed teen comedies Yes God Yes and Saved! Yes God Yes (2020) is directed and written by Karen Maine. It stars Natalia Dyer as a Catholic school girl who is beginning to explore her sexuality. Saved! (2004) is directed by Brian Dannelly and stars Jenna Malone as a Christian teen who gets pregnant in order to save her gay boyfriend. 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.
Mar 08, 202155:10
Judas and the Black Messiah & The Murder of Fred Hampton

Judas and the Black Messiah & The Murder of Fred Hampton

In this episode of Chick Flicks, McKenzie and Bridget discuss the films Judas and the Black Messiah and the Murder of Fred Hampton. Judas and the Black Messiah (2021) is directed by Shaka King and stars Daniel Kaluuya, Lakeith Stanfield, and Dominique Fishback. The Murder of Fred Hampton (1971) is a documentary directed by Howard Alk and pairs footage of Fred Hampton’s speeches and work as a Black Panther with an investigation into his assassination by the FBI. 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.
Feb 23, 202146:55
Promising Young Woman & Drive

Promising Young Woman & Drive

In this episode of Chick Flicks, McKenzie and Bridget cover Promising Young Woman and Drive, two films that ask, "Can neon lights, great soundtracks, and handsome stars save a movie?" Promising Young Woman (2020) stars Carey Mulligan and is written and directed by Emerald Fennell. Drive (2011) stars Ryan Gosling at peak-dreaminess, Carey Mulligan, and a divisive silk Scorpion jacket. It was directed by Nicholas Winding Refn. 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.
Feb 08, 202159:05
The Craft & The Covenant

The Craft & The Covenant

In this episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie delve into the worlds of sexy teens, magic, and friendship with The Craft and The Covenant. The Craft (1996) stars Rachel True, Neve Campbell, Fairuza Balk, and Robin Tunney as four teen witches who use their powers to punish racists, heal wounds, and protect themselves. The Covenant (2006) stars Tim Riggins from Friday Night Lights and Warren Peace from Sky High in various states of undress, in what one IMDb reviewer calls "a thinking man's horror movie." 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.
Jan 25, 202149:45
Howl's Moving Castle & Spirited Away

Howl's Moving Castle & Spirited Away

In this episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie discuss the bad boys of Studio Ghibli in Howl's Moving Castle and Spirited Away. Howl of Howl's Moving Castle is tall, dark, and sometimes feathered. Haku of Spirited Away is the perfect companion for a ten year old girl because he's mysterious, somewhat unavailable, and kind of like a horse. 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.
Jan 11, 202150:02
2020 Wrap Up

2020 Wrap Up

In this year end episode of Chick Flicks, McKenzie and Bridget discuss their favorite movies of 2020 including Minari, First Cow, La Llorona, Emma, and Sound of Metal. 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. Bridget’s Top 10: 1. La Llorona 2. Sound of Metal 3. Emma 4. First Cow 5. She Dies Tomorrow 6. The Vast of Night 7. Never Rarely Sometimes Always 8. Dick Johnson is Dead 9. Time 10. The Assistant Bridget’s Honorable Mentions: Betty Gilpin’s performance in The Hunt, the Invisible Man, Yes God Yes, Trial of the Chicago 7, Relic, Crip Camp, I’m Your Woman, Eurovision, His House McKenzie’s Top 10: 1. Minari 2. First Cow 3. Sound of Metal 4. Emma 5. Blow the Man Down 6. I’m Your Woman 7. His House 8. Selah and the Spades 9. The 40-Year Old Version 10. Beyond the Visible McKenzie’s Honorable Mentions: Ham on Rye, Cuties, The Vast of Night, Lingua Franca, The Assistant, Disclosure, Possessor, Never Rarely Sometimes Always, The Artist and the Thief
Dec 28, 202053:43
Happiest Season & Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square

Happiest Season & Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square

In this holiday themed episode of Chick Flicks, McKenzie and Bridget discuss two recent Christmas movies, Happiest Season and Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square. Happiest Season (2020), billed as Hollywood's first big budget queer holiday film, is directed by Clea Duvall and stars Kristen Stewart and Mackenzie Davis as a couple who needs to break up. Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square (2020), directed by Debbie Allen and produced by Dolly Parton, is a fever dream musical with confusing politics and a disappointing soundtrack. 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.
Dec 14, 202048:32
Emma & Clueless

Emma & Clueless

In this episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie discuss two handsome, rich, and clever young women Emma of Emma (2020) and Cher of Clueless (1995). Emma (2020) was directed by Autumn de Wilde and stars Anya Taylor-Joy  and Johnny Flynn. Clueless (1995) was directed by Amy Heckerling and stars Alicia Silverstone and the immortal Paul Rudd. 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.
Nov 30, 202050:21
See You Yesterday & The Hate U Give

See You Yesterday & The Hate U Give

In this episode of Chick Flicks, McKenzie and Bridget talk about two YA films that address police brutality, See You Yesterday and The Hate U Give. See You Yesterday (2019), directed by Stefon Bristol, blends a story of police brutality with sci-fi themes. The Hate U Give, (2018), directed by George Tillman Jr. and based on the novel by Angie Thomas, depicts a young woman torn between two worlds after her childhood best friend is murdered by a police man. 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.
Nov 16, 202054:57
Blade & Underworld

Blade & Underworld

In this episode of Chick Flicks, Bridget and McKenzie discuss the vampire movie Blade and its inferior mimic, Underworld. Blade (1998) stars Wesley Snipes as the leather-clad Daywalking title character, who lives in between the human and vampire worlds. Underworld (2003) stars Kate Beckinsale as the similarly leather-clad Selene, a sad and underdeveloped vampire Juliet. 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.
Nov 02, 202052:17
Tales from the Hood & V/H/S

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.
Oct 19, 202056:46
The Haunted Mansion & Hocus Pocus

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.
Oct 05, 202059:45
Jaws & House

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.
Sep 21, 202059:53
The Old Guard & Fast Color

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.
Sep 07, 202057:29
Fruitvale Station & If Beale Street Could Talk

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.
Aug 24, 202058:57
Practical Magic & Eve's Bayou

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.
May 18, 202050:04
Mad Max: Fury Road & Alita: Battle Angel

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.
May 04, 202050:32
Chicklet 9: The Invisible Man

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.
Apr 27, 202022:22
The Wailing & The Wicker Man

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.
Apr 20, 202048:21
The Fly & The Brood

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.
Apr 06, 202046:07
Our Quarantine Pop Culture Recommendations

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.
Mar 23, 202048:49
Chicklet 8: Portrait of a Lady on Fire

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.
Mar 16, 202014:59
The Devil's Backbone & The Innkeepers

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.
Mar 09, 202042:21
The Notebook & Love & Basketball

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.
Feb 24, 202046:18
Chicklet 7: To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You

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.
Feb 17, 202019:59
Pride & Prejudice & Sleepless in Seattle

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!
Feb 10, 202051:21
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe & Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

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.
Jan 27, 202049:57
Candyman & Get Out

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.
Jan 13, 202048:36
2019 Wrap Up

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.
Dec 30, 201940:07
Gremlins & Better Watch Out

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
Dec 23, 201937:26
Chicklet 6: Black Christmas

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.
Dec 16, 201913:45
Die Hard & Tangerine

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.
Dec 09, 201951:01
The Big Sleep & Brick

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.
Nov 25, 201945:56
Twilight & Personal Shopper

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.
Nov 11, 201957:09
Interview: Unintended with Anja Murmann & Sabine Schenk

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.
Nov 04, 201946:27
Halloween (1978) & Halloween (2018)

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.
Oct 28, 201950:46
Chicklet 5: Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror

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.
Oct 21, 201919:27
The Evil Dead & Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight

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!
Oct 14, 201942:18
Misery & Christine

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!
Sep 30, 201943:15
Chicklet 4: It Chapter 2

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!
Sep 23, 201917:01
Cujo & Pet Sematary

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!
Sep 16, 201946:47
Carrie & Firestarter

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!
Sep 02, 201946:53
FernGully & Princess Mononoke

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!
Aug 19, 201957:01
Drop Dead Gorgeous & Death Becomes Her

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. 
Aug 05, 201953:26
Friday the 13th and The Final Girls

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.
Jul 22, 201952:09
Chicklet 3: Midsommar

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.
Jul 15, 201924:22
The Goonies & Stranger Things

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!
Jul 08, 201952:42
Lizzie & The Handmaiden

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! ;)
Jun 24, 201943:09
John Wick & Revenge

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.  
Jun 10, 201956:53
American Psycho & Gone Girl

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. 
May 27, 201958:19
Chicklet 2: Game of Thrones

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.
May 22, 201923:36
Teen Witch & Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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.
May 13, 201955:30
The Virgin Suicides & Mustang

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. 
Apr 29, 201951:42
Blade Runner & Ex Machina

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.
Apr 15, 201957:51
Aliens & Terminator 2

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.
Apr 01, 201901:01:45
Chicklet 1: Us

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.
Mar 25, 201923:30
Only Lovers Left Alive & A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

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. 
Mar 18, 201955:47
Paranormal Activity & The Taking of Deborah Logan

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! 
Mar 04, 201948:21
The Descent & Annihilation

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. 
Feb 18, 201958:51
Rosemary's Baby & Hereditary

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.
Feb 04, 201901:04:02
Night of the Living Dead & Train to Busan

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.
Jan 21, 201942:15
Disturbia & Housebound

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! 
Jan 10, 201949:39
2018 Wrap Up

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.
Jan 02, 201946:33
Grabbers & The Host

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!
Dec 17, 201843:42
Rare Exports & Black Christmas

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.
Dec 03, 201839:58
It Follows & Jennifer's Body

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.
Nov 19, 201850:04
Split & The Babadook

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.
Nov 05, 201844:05
Halloween Special!

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!
Oct 31, 201819:45
Raw & Ginger Snaps

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.
Oct 22, 201854:48
Mindhunter & Zodiac

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?”
Oct 08, 201844:44
The Witch & The Love Witch

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.
Sep 24, 201847:30
A Quiet Place & Hush

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.
Sep 10, 201829:17