Is Anna Kendrick the #girlboss of Christmas?

Ho Ho Ho, and Happy Holidays! This week we present the Feminist Frequency x Bechdel Cast Christmas Crossover episode. Jamie Loftus and Caitlin Durante join Anita to discuss the Disney+ movie Noelle, starring Anna Kendrick and Bill Hader. Is this film an empowering #girlboss take on the holiday film genre? Well, maybe from the perspective of a “woke dad”. Listen in to hear our real thoughts on rule by divine monarchy, holiday puns, and at least 3 things this movie gets right.

Time Stamps:

00:01:52 – Defining and reminiscing on the DCOM Genre
00:04:40 – Main Discussion on Noelle
00:46:46 – What’s Your Freq Out
– Anita on The End of The Day by Claire North
– Caitlin on the movie Knives Out
– Jamie on She Said by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, the Scattered podcast, and the Netflix true crime series Who Killed Little Gregory

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