The Bechdel Cast

The Bechdel Cast

The Bechdel Cast is a podcast about the portrayal of women in movies hosted by Caitlin Durante and Jamie Loftus.

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December 2, 2021 95 min

On this episode, Caitlin, Jamie, and special guest Faye Orlove discuss the Disney Channel Original Movie Full-Court Miracle. Happy Hanukkah!

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This week, Jamie, Caitlin, and special gues Ali Nahdee do a deep dive into a discussion about Aquaman!

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Here's an article regarding the Amber Heard / Johnny Depp case that we mentioned during the episode, in case anyone wants more information: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/23/movies/johnny-depp-amber-heard-trial.html

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November 18, 2021 120 min

In anticipation of the new Princess Switch movie, Jamie and Caitlin switched places and unlocked a Patreon (aka Matreon) episode on The Princess Switch 2: Switched Again!

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November 11, 2021 98 min

It's the FIVE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE BECHDEL CAST!!! Caitlin and Jamie celebrate with an episode on feminist masterpiece Shrek 2!!!

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November 4, 2021 111 min

This week, Jamie, Caitlin, and special guest Melissa Lozada-Oliva use their Spanglish language skills to talk about Spanglish.

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October 28, 2021 122 min

During this Día de los Muertos season, Caitlin, Jamie, and special guest Dani Fernandez discuss Coco!

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October 21, 2021 106 min

Witches Jamie, Caitlin, and special guest Alyssa Onofreo brew up some love potion and discuss The Love Witch.

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Oh this episode, Caitlin, Jamie, and special vampire slayer guest Jasmine Johnson kill vampires and discuss the Buffy the Vampire Slayer movie.

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October 7, 2021 107 min

This week, Jamie, Caitlin, and special guest sink their teeth into a cannibalistic discussion about Raw.

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September 30, 2021 134 min

On this episode, Caitlin, Jamie, and special guest Jess Murwin discuss Matilda while enjoying some chocolate cake.

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September 23, 2021 105 min

Space pirates Jamie, Caitlin, and special guest Gracie Gillam board a spaceship full of aliens and discuss Alien: Resurrection.

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September 16, 2021 113 min

This week, Caitlin, Jamie, and special guest Michael-Michelle Pratt come together to plan a heist and discuss Widows.

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September 9, 2021 123 min

On this episode to remember, Jamie, Caitlin, and special guest Sam Varela examine A Walk to Remember.

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September 2, 2021 109 min

On this episode, Caitlin, Jamie, and special guest Shereen Lani Younes accelerate the podcast to 50 miles per hour and never slow down! And also they talk about Speed!

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August 26, 2021 123 min

This week, Jamie, Caitlin, and special guest Siouxsie Q head to a New York strip club to chat about Hustlers!

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August 18, 2021 114 min

Caitlin and Jamie got released from prison just in time to cover Chicago for Jamie's birthday episode! Happy birthday, Jamie!


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August 12, 2021 128 min

On this episode, scientists Caitlin, Jamie, and special guest Kelly McCormack make contact with aliens and have a discussion with them about the movie Contact.

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This week, Jamie takes a look at it where Cathy falls in the history of American feminism — and take a look at how the feminist movement has progressed, regressed, and gatekept. Why are feminists frustrated with Cathy? 

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August 5, 2021 7 min

It’s an Aack Cast takeover, BABY!!! This week, we’re releasing an episode of Jamie’s new series, which focuses on how American feminism’s hits, misses, and glaring lack of intersectionality through the lens of Cathy cartoons. Check out Aack Cast, and we’ll be back with new episodes next week!

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July 29, 2021 133 min

Breaking news! There's a brand new episode of the Bechdel Cast in which anchors Caitlin Durante and Jamie Loftus invite special guest Dave Schilling to cover Broadcast News.

(This episode contains spoilers)

Here's a link to the You Must Remember This series on Polly Platt: http://www.youmustrememberthispodcast.com/episodes/2020/7/pollyplattarchive28

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