Dollhouse: The Eradication of Female Subjectivity from American Popular Culture (2020)
A satirical look at the machinery of celebrity, "Dollhouse" chronicles the triumph and trainwrecks of fictional child pop star Junie Spoons.
Animation, Comedy, Musical
Nicole Brending, Sydney Bonar, Aneikit Bonnel, Erik Hoover
Nicole Brending
Nicole Brending
Nicole Brending
United States
A puppet adult animation told a la VH1’s Behind the Music, "Dollhouse: The Eradication of Female Subjectivity from American Popular Culture" charts the rise and fall of Junie Spoons’s career as her life is splashed all over the media and recounted by those who claim to know her — a greedy record producer, a narcissistic mother, an opportunistic friend, ex-boyfriends and the like – until she is inevitably eliminated from her own story. The debut feature film of writer/director Nicole Brending will have you in painful laughter as the film blatantly ignores political correctness in a bold, no-holds-barred look at the insidious mechanisms governing misogyny in America. With hand-made puppets and original pop songs, Dollhouse will have you (guiltily) singing along to Junie’s tragically true tale....more