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Whoopi Goldberg & 'Fatal Beauty' (with Sarah-Tai Black)

11/28/2018
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Emily and Danita are saying “Whoopi!” this week as film writer and Black Gold programmer Sarah-Tai Black stops in to talk about Whoopi Goldberg and her performance (and amazing wardrobe!!) in “action comedy thriller” Fatal Beauty. Consider this a bonus episode of The View as the Hot Topics include The Pagemaster, malls in ‘80s movies, and sex with Sam Elliot. Produced by Emily Gagne and Danita Steinberg. Edited by Sonya Suraci. Theme music by Emily Milling.

Duration:00:48:23

Sanaa Lathan & Gina Prince-Bythewood with Alexis McLaren

11/14/2018
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It’s three on two in this week’s all-new episode, as Emily and Danita are joined by Actual Basketball Fan and funny lady extraordinaire Alexis McLaren to take on actress Sanaa Lathan AND writer/director Gina Prince-Bythewood! All’s fair in this discussion of Love & Basketball, with topics including the lack of female-driven sports films, how to set an actually sexy scene (one word: Maxwell), and possible (read: slam dunk) titles for the sequel (Double or Nothing, anyone?). Produced by Emily...

Duration:00:53:50

Alison Lohman & 'Drag Me to Hell'

10/31/2018
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Happy Halloween, you ghouls! Emily and Danita are celebrating their fave holiday by revisiting Alison Lohman’s performance in Drag Me to Hell. Is this movie actually commenting on female ambition and the mental and physical rituals women have to perform in order to be taken seriously by society? Or is it just another example of a male filmmaker making a deal with the devil known as misogyny? Also, when it comes to evil talking animals, who is cinema’s G.O.A.T.?? Produced by Emily Gagne and...

Duration:01:08:03

Ida Lupino with Richelle Charkot

10/18/2018
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On this week’s all-new episode, Danita and Emily pick up ‘The Hitchhiker’ with Richelle Charkot, Programming Director of the Royal Cinema! Buckle in for a tribute to the incredible Ida Lupino: the only woman to direct an episode of the original ‘The Twilight Zone’ (“Masks”) and an all-around post-Code trailblazer. Produced by Emily Gagne and Danita Steinberg. Edited by Sonya Suraci. Theme music by Emily Milling.

Duration:00:32:25

Jill Schoelen Triple Bill with Kristal Cooper

10/3/2018
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Grab some ‘Popcorn’ and stay clear of men with suspiciously bad skin because Emily and Danita are kicking off the best month of the year with close ghoulfriend Kristal Cooper and her favourite underappreciated scream queen, Jill Schoelen! In this terrifying triple bill, the girls take a stab at discussing Freddy “The Phantom” Kreuger, ‘The Stepfather’ (1987, NOT 2009!), and why horror is a safe space for women… if they’re brunette. Produced by Emily Gagne and Danita Steinberg. Edited by...

Duration:00:33:40

TIFF '18: Wrap Up with Jourdain Searles

9/19/2018
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It’s time for another WRLH! Live Report as Emily and Danita are joined by critic and comedian Jourdain Searles to recap TIFF 2018! Strap in for reviews of some the most talked about female-directed flicks of the fest (like Stella Meghie’s ‘The Weekend’, Marielle Heller’s ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ and Claire Denis’ ‘High Life’!) and steaming takes on David Gordon Green’s ‘Halloween’ and Bradley Cooper’s ‘A Star is Born’. #ShareHerJourney! Produced by Emily Gagne and Danita Steinberg. Edited...

Duration:01:14:11

TIFF '18: Carolina Hellsgård on 'Endzeit' (or 'Ever After')

9/8/2018
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In a Very Special Episode, Emily and Danita report live from TIFF 2018, chatting with Carolina Hellsgård, the director of female zombie flick 'Endzeit' (or 'Ever After')! Listen up for discussions about blueberries, butterflies and being inspired by Lynne Ramsay. Produced by Emily Gagne and Danita Steinberg. Edited by Perry Jackson. Theme music by Emily Milling.

Duration:00:19:26

Michelle Pfeiffer & 'Grease 2' (with Sydney Urbanek)

9/5/2018
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We’re going (back!) to school again with Reel Honey founder Sydney Urbanek! Yes, it’s time to talk (and sing!) about our fave “girl for all seasons”: Stephanie Zinone, or Michelle Pfeiffer in Grease 2. You guys, female agency has never looked so C-O-O-L! Produced by Emily Gagne and Danita Steinberg. Edited by Sonya Suraci. Theme music by Emily Milling.

Duration:01:05:54

Ellen Page & 'Juno' (with Robin Hebb)

8/23/2018
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This week we’re getting honest to blog about everything from reproductive rights to pulling off skirts over pants with the help of Badvice co-host/comedian Robin Hebb and Ellen Page’s performance in ‘Juno’! Get ready for Diablo Cody stanning, Jason Bateman hating, and an ongoing analysis of the appeal of the hamburger phone. Produced by Emily Gagne and Danita Steinberg. Edited by Sonya Suraci. Theme music by Emily Milling.

Duration:01:03:57

Sarah Polley & 'Stories We Tell' (with Becky Shrimpton)

8/11/2018
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Becky Shrimpton, co-host of the Royal Canadian Movie Podcast, stops by to discuss Sarah Polley’s “Mamma Mia! situation”/docu-drama Stories We Tell. This may be our most Canadian episode yet, but we will not be apologizing for loving a somber ending, wanting more people to worship cinematographer Iris Ng, or defending Michelle Williams’ character in Take This Waltz. Produced by Emily Gagne and Danita Steinberg. Edited by Sonya Suraci. Theme music by Emily Milling.

Duration:00:49:03

'Mamma Mia 2' / What About Meryl? Crossover Event

7/23/2018
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In the We Really Like Her! / What About Meryl? crossover event you’ve been waiting for, Emily and Danita are joined by Stephanie and Candis, two dynamic women and ‘Mamma Mia’ superfans, to talk about ‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’! Come for the celebration of Cher’s glitter eyeshadow and real talk about Meryl’s limited role, stay for the women following their dreams and the power of female friendship. Produced by Emily Gagne and Danita Steinberg. Edited by Sonya Suraci. Theme music by Emily...

Duration:00:52:12

Amy Adams & 'Junebug'

7/11/2018
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In anticipation for her role in Sharp Objects, Emily and Danita get enchanted by the magnetic force that is Amy Adams and her meerkat-loving character, Ashley, in Junebug. Settle in for red hot takes on sad masturbation scenes, the legend that is Miss Honey, Julie & Julia (#TeamJulie!), and being “content.” Produced by Emily Gagne and Danita Steinberg. Edited by Sonya Suraci. Theme music by Emily Milling.

Duration:00:42:14

Jamie Lee Curtis & 'Halloween: H20' (with Alexandra West)

6/27/2018
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Alexandra West, co-host of The Faculty of Horror and author of ‘The 1990s Teen Horror Cycle: Final Girls and a New Hollywood Formula’, teams up with Danita and Emily to celebrate ‘Halloween: H20’ (the ultimate mother-daughter slasher!) and the Adult Woman who makes it a total scream, Jamie Lee Curtis. Produced by Emily Gagne and Danita Steinberg. Edited by Sonya Suraci. Theme music by Emily Milling.

Duration:00:50:59

Holly Hunter & 'Broadcast News' (with Mallory Andrews)

6/13/2018
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Mallory Andrews, editor of cléo, drops by WRLH! HQ to talk about the ever-incredible Holly Hunter and Broadcast News. Please standby for *pretty hot* takes on how hard it is to be a Successful Working Woman, being attracted to mediocre men, the joys of a scheduled cry, and (of course) Joan Cusack. Produced by Emily Gagne and Danita Steinberg. Edited by Sonya Suraci. Theme music by Emily Milling.

Duration:00:44:41

Greta Gerwig & 'Frances Ha' (with Michelle da Silva)

6/6/2018
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NOW Magazine writer and stand-up comedian Michelle da Silva joins Danita and Emily to discuss Greta Gerwig and “the Casablanca of female friendship." Lively discussions about the Awkward Female Lead, movie theatre etiquette and the future of the GGCU (Greta Gerwig Cinematic Universe) ensue. References: Frances Ha (2012) -If 27 Is Old, How Old is Grown Up?: ‘Frances Ha with Greta Gerwig (New York Times, 2013) -‘Greta Gerwig is a Director, Not a Muse’ (Vulture, 2017) -Tweet about Greta Gerwig...

Duration:00:44:36

Winona Ryder & 'Mermaids'

6/6/2018
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In the first-ever episode of We Really Like Her!, co-hosts Danita and Emily worship at the altar of everyone’s favourite “strange and unusual” actress and her performance in 1990 “mother-daughter drama” Mermaids. Stay tuned for extremely hot takes on nuns, the virgin and whore complex, and why we should all repent for the ways we treated Winona in 2001. Produced by Emily Gagne and Danita Steinberg. Edited by Sonya Suraci. Theme music by Emily Milling.

Duration:00:39:14

We're Really Starting a Podcast!

6/3/2018
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Coming soon to a podcast provider near you… We Really Like Her! Find out what you can expect from this women in film podcast from your co-hosts: best friends and movie lovers Emily Gagne and Danita Steinberg (formerly of What About Meryl?, a Meryl Streep podcast). Produced by Emily Gagne and Danita Steinberg. Edited by Sonya Suraci. Theme music by Emily Milling.

Duration:00:03:59