Bad Feminist Film Club


Talking about our favorite action films through a feminist lens. Episodes released every two weeks.Available on Stitcher Radio and iTunes.


  • 82 Queens Gambit

    82 Queen's Gambit

    18/11/2020 Duração: 43min

    BFFC back from their election break with THE QUEEN'S GAMBIT, the shortform Netflix series. Discussed: fashion, chess hats, healthy mother-daughter relationships, and selective nuance.

  • 81 Crimson Peak

    81 Crimson Peak

    21/10/2020 Duração: 45min

    Happy Halloween, listeners! This year, BFFC are delighted to discuss CRIMSON PEAK, Guillermo del Toro's most recent film. They'll discuss its classic gothic themes, fabulous costumes, set design, and gothic / Byronic heroes.

  • 80 Twilight: Breaking Dawn

    80 Twilight: Breaking Dawn

    07/10/2020 Duração: 01h20min

    Well, we did it. This week, BFFC does one mega-episode on TWILIGHT: BREAKING DAWN, Parts 1 & 2. They'll go through everything (EVERYTHING), from bad khakis to vampire babies to imprinting and beyond.

  • 79 Twilight: Eclipse

    79 Twilight: Eclipse

    23/09/2020 Duração: 55min

    The girls forge on this week with Twilight: ECLIPSE! Or as Sarah like to say, three down, two to go. Discussed: de-sexed vampires, loose conglomerations of tropes, and secret vampire histories.

  • 78 Twilight: New Moon

    78 Twilight: New Moon

    09/09/2020 Duração: 55min

    That's right, folks - for the next three episodes, BFFC is covering ALL the Twilight movies. This week, it's NEW MOON: the filler movie with the most romantic view of toxic relationships since Wuthering Heights. They'll talk cliff jumping, cults, and of course, Michael Sheen.

  • 77 Venom

    77 Venom

    26/08/2020 Duração: 42min

    This episode BFFC watches VENOM (2018). Topics include Tom Hardy's Bronson levels, why Lex Luthor should take a page out of Riz Ahmed's book, and of course, WIGTALK: coming soon to a podcast near you.

  • 76 The Old Guard

    76 The Old Guard

    12/08/2020 Duração: 34min

    This week, BFFC review THE OLD GUARD, playing on Netflix. They'll discuss found families, capable women, Charlize's incredible transition into action hero, and Tenet, for some reason.

  • 75 Bram Stokers Dracula

    75 Bram Stoker's Dracula

    29/07/2020 Duração: 59min

    This episode, BFFC talk BRAM STOKER'S DRACULA, the fabulous 90s fever dream. They'll discuss monsters as metaphors for womens' sexuality, the conflicting messages of the movie, the fabulous costumes, and why there's no sexy Draculas.

  • 74 Hamilton

    74 Hamilton

    15/07/2020 Duração: 52min

    This week, BFFC tackle HAMILTON. As first-time viewers of the musical, they'll discuss the work itself, the ways discussions surrounding the work have changed in its short existence, and the changing nature of broadway and access to theater in general.

  • 73 Hellboy II: The Golden Army

    73 Hellboy II: The Golden Army

    01/07/2020 Duração: 39min

    This episode, BFFC are delighted to discuss HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMY. They'll talk costumes, design, Nuada, loving villians AND monsters, as well as GDT's wider filmography.

  • 72 The Invisible Man

    72 The Invisible Man

    17/06/2020 Duração: 41min

    This week, BFFC discusses THE INVISIBLE MAN, their first isolation-released film! They'll discuss the use of horror tropes to bring the viewer into Cee's mental state, the ways the film shows both realistic and fantastical portrayals of abuse survival, and how classic horror tropes intersect with womens' fears specifically.

  • SPECIAL EPISODE: Anti-Racism Resources

    SPECIAL EPISODE: Anti-Racism Resources

    03/06/2020 Duração: 20min

    In lieu of our normal episode format, we have chosen to release some basic resources for anyone still looking for where to start supporting the ongoing #blacklivesmatter protests and anti-racism in general. RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE: 1. List of local BLM chapters: 2. Suggestions for donations: Bail funds: OR Black Lives Matter: NAACP: Reclaim the Block: Black Visions Collective: The Innocence Project: 3. Educate yourself. Guide for white men and women by Tatiana Mac: Critical Race Theory (Google Drive Folder created by Haaniyah

  • 71 Avatar: The Last Airbender

    71 Avatar: The Last Airbender

    22/05/2020 Duração: 52min

    Hi, Zuko here! After mentioning it nearly once an episode since their inception, BFFC finally covers AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER! They'll discuss all the characters, how the show relates to other more recent media, and how a Nickelodeon children's show managed to have a better finale than Game of Thrones.

  • 70 2 Pride 2 Prejudice

    70 2 Pride 2 Prejudice

    06/05/2020 Duração: 57min

    This week, BFFC discusses two adaptations of the same classic story: Joe Wright's Pride & Prejudice (2005) and the classic miniseries Pride and Prejudice (1995). They'll discuss the value of transliteration vs. artistic interpretation, which characters they like better between the two, and discuss the change 10 years can make for this classic story.

  • 69 Constantine

    69 Constantine

    22/04/2020 Duração: 38min

    This week, BFFC discuss CONSTANTINE, an oft-overlooked classic in the Keanu canon. They'll talk comic book adaptation, Tilda Swinton, and film noir in LA, plus a brief detour into Nicholas Cage.

  • 68 Revenge of the Sith

    68 Revenge of the Sith

    08/04/2020 Duração: 55min

    This week, BFFC watches STAR WARS EPISODE III: REVENGE OF THE SITH. Discussed: meme-ability, the Skywalker penchant for drama and slimming black clothing, and why this movie is actually better than any of us realized at the time.

  • 67 Comfort Movies

    67 Comfort Movies

    26/03/2020 Duração: 35min

    This week on BFFC, we talk "comfort movies": the films we've watched over and over, the films we have memorized, the films we return to in difficult times like these. We'll discuss some of our favorites (Casino Royale, Ocean's 11, Pacific Rim, Hellboy (2004), Moulin Rouge!, Top Hat, and more), and what makes these movies so timeless and deeply comforting. Plus, BFFC has compiled a giant list of all of our favorite comfort movies! Check it out here:

  • 66 Spider-Man (2002)

    66 Spider-Man (2002)

    04/03/2020 Duração: 01h01min

    This week, BFFC goes back in time to where it all began: SPIDER-MAN (2002). They'll discuss Willem Dafoe at his most Willem Dafoe-y, Tobey McGuire's expressions, and letting your superheroes be angry (with a brief diversion to rant about every other Spiderman adaptation).

  • 65 Birds Of Prey

    65 Birds Of Prey

    12/02/2020 Duração: 52min

    We're back! This week the girls review BIRDS OF PREY, a breath of fresh in a lonely, lonely February landscape. They'll talk relatable female moments, Ewan McGregor's gloves, and feminism as a commodity.

  • 64 The Witcher

    64 The Witcher

    08/01/2020 Duração: 01h08min

    Every once in a while, the girls come across a piece of non-film media that deserves discussion. This week, that is THE WITCHER, aka Game of Thrones' heart-warming, goofy, better-written cousin. They'll discuss female-created fantasy, break down the primary characters and share hopes / predictions for Season 2. "Why The Witcher is Better Than Game of Thrones" by Helen Lewis: Writer Lily Calder: -

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