Girls On Film / Ep 59: Bombshell and other #MeToo movies

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This episode is a deep dive into the film Bombshell, a dramatic representation of the Fox News sexual harassment scandal that unfolded in the media in 2016. Anna welcomes film critics Udita Jhunjhunwala and Pamela Hutchinson to revisit the movie and the true story it tells. They celebrate the lead performances from Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie, as well as delve into some particularly poignant scenes. The critics compile a short watchlist of films with similar themes, including The Marvellous Mrs. Maisel, On The Record, The Assistant, and 9 to 5. These prompt lively discussions that leap from stand-up comedy to shoes on screen. You can watch Bombshell, The Marvellous Mrs. Maisel, Mirzapur and Four More Shots Please! on Amazon Prime Video now. Other mentions: To Die For, WW84, Nomadland, No Time To Die, Succession, Bhaag Beanie Bhaag Become a patron of Girls on Film on Patreon here: Follow us on socials: Watch Girls On Film on the BFI’s YouTube channel: Girls On Film is an HLA production. Executive producer: Hedda Archbold. Producer: Jane Long. Principal Partner: Peter Brewer. Assistant Producer and Social Media Manager: Heather Dempsey. Intern: Elliana Jay.