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The Bechdel Cast is a podcast hosted by comedians Jamie Loftus and Caitlin Durante about the portrayal of women in film. It's inspired by the Bechdel Test (created by cartoonist Alison Bechdel), which requires that a movie has two female characters (with names) who speak to each other about something other than a man. The Bechdel Cast examines one of Hollywood's biggest problems: the under- and misrepresentation of women. But in a funny way! Listen to new episodes every Thursday!

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The Bechdel Cast is a podcast hosted by comedians Jamie Loftus and Caitlin Durante about the portrayal of women in film. It's inspired by the Bechdel Test (created by cartoonist Alison Bechdel), which requires that a movie has two female characters (with names) who speak to each other about something other than a man. The Bechdel Cast examines one of Hollywood's biggest problems: the under- and misrepresentation of women. But in a funny way! Listen to new episodes every Thursday!

This week, sisters Caitlin Durante, Jamie Loftus, and Jenny Yang all reunite to examine the representation of women in The Royal Tenenbaums!

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Inspired by this week's movie, Ocean's Eleven, Jamie and Caitlin and guest Edgar Momplaisir plan an elaborate heist to steal and destroy the patriarchy! 

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In this episode, Caitlin and Jamie mostly discuss the representation of women in Aliens with special guest Andrew Ti...mostly.

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Jamie and Caitlin are sisters and one of them has ice magic (guess which one), and this week they talk about Disney's Frozen with special guest Chris Farren! 

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Caitlin Durante and Jamie Loftus have had all memory of the Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind episode with guest Kate Banford erased from their memories. Please never mention it to them again (but do listen, it's a dope ep in this doctor's opinion).

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Jamie and Caitlin founded The Bechdel Camp, a camp that teaches youth how to dismantle the patriarchy! Meet in the Rec Hall for a special presentation on But I'm a Cheerleader with guest speaker Jenny Chalikian!

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🎶 Caitlin and Jamie's gift is their podcast / they hope you don't mind / they hope you don't mind / that they put down in an audio track / how wonderful this episode about Moulin Rouge is / now Daniel O'Brien is the guest! 🎶

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In this episode, we tackle both Jumanji (1995) AND Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017). But first, Jamie and Caitlin and special guest Brodie Reed start playing a mysterious game in which they have to figure out if movies have named female characters who have conversations that aren't about men. 

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On this episode, Caitlin takes her glasses off and Jamie lets her hair down, and suddenly they are cool and popular enough to hang out with special guest Anna Hossnieh and talk about She's All That.  

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Jamie and Caitlin escape the prison that is the patriarchy and meet up with special guest Miles Gray to discuss The Rock.

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Caitlin and Jamie are married and they live in a house and they invite special guest Anna Akana over and everything is fine until the movie Mother! comes along and ruins everything. 

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Bonjour! After a trip to the discotheque, Jamie and Caitlin examine Amelie with special guest Hana Michels!

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Jamie and Caitlin co-pilot a giant robot and battle the patriarchy during this Pacific Rim episode with their very special guest, Bechdel Cast producer Aristotle Acevedo!

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This week, Caitlin and Jamie take a break from raiding tombs to head to the studio and record an episode about Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) with special guest Dani Fernandez!

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Your new favorite girl band, Jamie and the PussyCaits, just dropped a hot new single entitled "A Nuanced Discussion About the Portrayal of Women in the Motion Picture Josie and the Pussycats with Special Guest Faye Orlove." Podcasts are the new music!

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Jamie and Caitlin invite special guests Naomi Ekperigin and Ify Nwadiwe to discuss the women (bald and non-bald) of Black Panther! Wakanda Forever!

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On this live episode of The Bechdel Cast, Old Caitlin reads to Old Jamie to help her remember The Notebook. Special guest Caitlin Gill is there to help restrain Old Jamie when she gets out of control. 

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Caitlin has fifty college degrees and Jamie has fifty Alfred Molina posters, and on this episode they invite special guest Sara Schaefer to discuss Fifty Shades of Grey! (This episode contains spoilers)

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