By Broad Appeal
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Broad Appeal is Seán McGovern and Brian Mullin, two obsessive gay boys with an all-encompassing love of actresses. Listen every 2 weeks for some irreverent, incisive and engaged entertainment. Our current season: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE CRAZY looks at career spanning moments of some of our favourite actresses.
||CleanRE-ISSUE: Damage-BA014||[During our summer hiatus, we're bringing you back to some of our favourite episodes from seasons...||6/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJuliette Binoche Crazy - Mauvais Sang - BA053C||It’s 1986 and a sexually-transmitted retrovirus is killing off young people. A massive pharma com...||5/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJuliette Binoche Bad - Chocolat - BA052B||Sometimes a brown, gooey substance is sweet, delicious, even spiritual. But sometimes it’s actual...||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJuliette Binoche Good - Three Colours Blue - BA053||Quick: name an Oscar-winning actress who’s worked with both Godard AND Godzilla. THERE IS ONLY ON...||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGlenda Jackson Crazy - Salome's Last Dance - BA052C||By 1988, Glenda had made six films with Ken Russell including THE MUSIC LOVERS and WOMEN IN LOVE....||5/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGlenda Jackson Bad - A Touch of Class - BA052B||You know when the Academy gets it (horribly) wrong? Well, sorry Ms. Jackson, but this is one of t...||5/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGlenda Jackson Good - Sunday Bloody Sunday - BA052||She's served you withering stares on screen as well as in the constituency of Hampstead and Highg...||5/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCate Blanchett Crazy - Hanna - BA051C||With an actress of a particular brilliance there's a special register of performance called "good...||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCate Blanchett Bad - Veronica Guerin - BA051B||It is said that every Irish person remembers where they were when crusading journalist Veronica G...||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCate Blanchett Good - Elizabeth - BA051||Category is: Greatest Living Actress. For all the Meryls, Juliannes and Sally Kirklands, there's ...||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJulia Roberts Crazy - Sleeping with the Enemy - BA050C||Crazy has many meanings, and in SLEEPING WITH THE ENEMY it’s what young wife Laura (Julia Roberts...||4/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJulia Roberts Bad - Eat Pray Love - BA050B||When the 21st century bourgeoisie are lined up along the barricades and made to pay for their cri...||4/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJulia Roberts Good - Notting Hill - BA050||Science has proven that Julia Roberts’s smile shows more teeth than any other human’s (except pos...||4/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAngela Bassett Crazy - Strange Days - BA049C||What do you get when you combine ultra violence, a political metaphor and a kick-ass heroine? The...||3/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAngela Bassett Bad - Vampire in Brooklyn - BA049B||Sometimes the worst films make some of the best conversations, and boy, did Brian loathe VAMPIRE ...||3/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAngela Bassett Good - Waiting to Exhale - BA049||There are few actresses who have the level of commitment and intensity of Angela Bassett - both f...||3/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBarbra Streisand Crazy - A Star is Born - BA048C||A vast meteor, hurtling toward our planet, but sparing us total destruction: so, too, is Barbra S...||3/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBarbra Streisand Bad - Nuts - BA048B||How much would you pay for a b*****b? Somewhere in excess of $500? No? Well, wait till you hear w...||3/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBarbra Streisand Good - The Way We Were - BA048||She kept her clothes and kept her space. She kept her nose to spite her face! Who else could it b...||3/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2017 Oscar Actress Edition - Part 2 - BA047B||"A mother on a quest for vengeance. A strong and silent heroine. A young woman on the cusp of adu...||3/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2017 Oscar Actress Edition - Part 1 - BA047A||After a short hiatus of watching films strictly for pleasure and not taking any notes during movi...||3/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEmma Thompson Crazy - The Tall Guy - BA046C||The year is 1989. “Bad” communism is coming to an end, Europe is breaking into new nation states,...||12/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEmma Thompson Bad - Love Actually - BA046B||Here at Broad Appeal we have the perfect gift for you: A foaming-at-the-mouth screed about one of...||12/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEmma Thompson Good - Sense and Sensibility - BA046||You may be yin, and I may be yang, but we can all agree on Emma Thompson. For some, she is the qu...||12/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJudi Dench Crazy - Notes on a Scandal - BA045C||Don't you just love it when the bourgeoisie debase themselves? In what is undoubtedly a masterpie...||12/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJudi Dench Bad - Tea with Mussolini - BA045B||What do you get when you combine Judi Dench, Cher, Maggie Smith, Lily Tomlin and someone called J...||12/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJudi Dench Good - Philomena - BA045||Here at Broad Appeal we try and avoid all honorific titles and that includes “national treasure”....||12/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJennifer Lopez Crazy - The Boy Next Door - BA044C||JENNIFER LOPEZ IS A GENIUS. Who else could've spun box office gold from this laughable material a...||11/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJennifer Lopez Bad - Monster in Law - BA044B||Ali vs. Forman! Rocky vs. Apollo! JLo vs. JFo! On paper it sounds great: Puerto Rican pop princes...||11/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJennifer Lopez Good - Out of Sight - BA044||Jennifer Lopez began her rise to multi-platform domination as a charismatic young actress with wi...||11/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJulianne Moore Crazy - Savage Grace - BA043C||No one plays f****d-up, damaged sexuality quite like Julianne Moore. In SAVAGE GRACE, as the merc...||11/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJulianne Moore Bad - Hannibal - BA043B||Julianne Moore can do no wrong - so who the hell convinced her to play Clarice Starling?! Taking ...||11/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJulianne Moore Good - Vanya on 42nd Street - BA043||Julianne Moore is a Movie Star... but before that, she was a working actress. In the early to mid...||11/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhoopi Goldberg Crazy - Theodore Rex - BA042C||What do you get when you pair an angry, embittered cop with a sparky, big-hearted yet bumbling T-...||10/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhoopi Goldberg Bad - The Associate - BA042B||At your next pub quiz, when asked to name a Whoopi Goldberg movie that features Donald J. Trump, ...||10/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Funny and insightful. Keep 'em coming, boys!
A podcast that revolves around female centric films!!! Not enough of this out there so keep up the great work!
Love those broads!
Insightful and laugh-out-loud funny. Whether I’ve seen the films or not, the experience is engaging.