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Movies that Matter is the podcast going beyond basic film criticism to boldly explore a social issue affecting people's lives.

Aug 2, 2018

Nicole and Christopher discuss Eighth Grade, how overrated it is, and the failure to write a complex young woman. Nicole prefers Welcome to the Dollhouse which has a more believable central character. Nicole also can't believe anyone would describe Kayla as smart or intuitive. Mentioned in this episode, Lindsay Ellis's take down of our culture's disdain for teenage girls.

Christopher recommends Won't You Be My Neighbor. Nicole recommends The Gift of Fear.

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