The Bechdel test

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Anita Sarkeesian from Feminist Frequency talks about the Bechdel Test, an experiment that evaluates Hollywood movies by gender bias. It's based on a comic strip from 1985 by Alison Bechdel, and to pass, a film must basically satisfy the three following requirements:
1. There should be two or more women characters in it;
2. They must talk to each other;
3. They must talk to each other about something other than a man.
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7 comentarii:

Anonymous said...

when the hell do two women talk in Walle?

Anonymous said...

I hate people who censor comments on their freakin annoying video!

So, my question is how many romantic comedies, have anything enjoyable for men? NONE

Stop your yapping, all the TV shows are mde for WOmen at least 80%-of them. If freakin' movies have to be politically correct and have a lesbian kiss in them (not the pretty european style, but the ugly american trucker lesbian) I will simply not watch them!

Anonymous said...

about half the movies that were shown were action moives, we know that they are aimed at men. Now think of any romantic movie or otherwise "chick flick", how many of those movies that are aimed at women still have the same problems? This is why women should stay in the kitchen and not be watching movies.

Anonymous said...

This is completely ridiculous, you could do the same the other way around, with men talkin to each other, who have names and do not talk about woman. You will definitely will find the same number of famous movies as in this videoclip. What do the authors want to proof/show by this? I don't get the clue.

Anonymous said...

I just realized what is the secret of best movies :P

Anonymous said...


Anonymous said...

and why is this an issue ?

feminists retards

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