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TL;DR Kaldric Send a noteboard - 30/09/2014 03:52:43 PM

Just kidding.

Very interesting points. I've never really liked the Bechdel Test. It is probably the most pointless criteria for a film I've heard. Considering that Bechdel herself only invented it as a setup for a joke, I'm not sure why it is even being used at all. Even if a movie does pass the Bechdel test, it doesn't mean it is representative of feminism. If they want something to be a quick test against gender bias, they need to come up with something else.

Kaldric

P.S. The "NSSP" is implied.

Of course, [Quixote] carried it a bit too far. He thought that every windmill was a giant. That's insane. But, thinking that they might be...
--Justin Playfair, They Might Be Giants
This message last edited by Kaldric on 30/09/2014 at 03:53:02 PM
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