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passes the Bechdel Test

The Bechdel test comes from a comic by Alice Bechdel, in which two characters discuss female characters and how shows revolve around men. In order to pass the test a book/film/etc must pass three simple rules:
It has to have at least two women in it
Who talk to each other
About something besides a man
It doesn’t mean that the things is good by default or anything, so a good film may not pass the test while a brutal book may. It’s just an indication of the role of women in the media.

End of Watch

End of Watch dir. by

The opening voice-over to this film was almost enough to make me turn if off straight away, but then I would have …

earthly

An earthly crown by

I hate writing recaps of follow up books in a series. I never know what to give away about the previous book …

spy

Spy dir. by

The IMDb summary reads : A desk-bound CIA analyst volunteers to go undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, …

bryony

Bryony & Roses by

A retelling of the Beauty and the Beast fairy tale. Bryony is out collecting rutabaga1 seedlings2 when she gets caught in a …

Fast and furious 7

Fast and furious 7 dir. by

aka Furious 7, depending on where you are in the world. So the only other Fast and Furious film I seem to …

Maplecroft by Cherie Priest

Maplecroft by

Recommended by Kameron Hurley here and by this metafilter thread. Also part of my Once Upon a Time 9 reading, this, to …

Discount Armageddon by Seanan McGuire

Discount Armageddon by

An InCryptid Novel ; #1 Verity Price comes from a family of cryptozoologists, or monster hunters. Generations back they used to be …