Read, Watched, Podcapped: ‘Overdue’ tackles complex race relations, while ‘The Bechdel Cast’ explores skewed power dynamics

A woman in a fancy gown stands on a pile of rubble and brick as she points and stares into the distance as a man crouches behind her and looks at her with fear.
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Weekly podcaps will now focus on “The Bechdel Cast,” a film podcast in the same vein as “The Rewatchables,” but centered on the female perspective with the intention of illuminating women’s voices. This week, “Overdue” tackles serious racial themes with “Native Son,” while “The Bechdel Cast” works through the issues of “What Women Want.”
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Love, Simon, actually

I want greater representation for all of us. And for me, I would love to see a cheesy rom-com starring an all-womxn cast. It would be revolutionary and so important for the community.
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