What is the Bechdel Test? Where did it come from? Is it possible for women to NOT talk about men? Does passing the Bechdel Test actually make a movie feminist? This and more when the Foxes take the Bechdel Test – and pass with flying colors!
PLUS this week, learn which series of Star Trek best passes the Bechdel Test, which Fox is willing to be Liz’s toady in the coming apocalypse, which surprising comedy series passes both Bechdel AND Racial Bechdel, which Fox takes the most joy in teaching people about the Bechdel Test and, of course, which Fox had too much to drink and subsequently, unintentionally did her best Sarah Palin rant impression*.
*Probably EXACTLY who you think it is.
9 Inventions that Edison Did Not Make (jawadonweb.com)
50 Shades of Grey – Trailer
Gravity – Official Trailer
High on the NOOOOOOOOOOPE scale, for premise.
The King and I – Trailer (1956)
Crossroads – Trailer
Chick Flick (tvtropes)
Men are Generic, Women are Special (tvtropes)
No Jessica Jones isn’t sexist towards men (themarysue)
“Do women talk more?” (slate.com)
Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media (seejane.org)
Mako Mori Test (geekfeminism.wikia.com)
XxX – Trailer
Boiler Room – Trailer
More information about how the Adult BMI is assessed can be found HERE. (cdc.gov)
Farscape Season 1 – Trailer
“Put That Coffee Down,” – Glengary, Glen Ross (movie clip)
Why Lord of the Flies speaks volumes about boys (telegraph.co.uk)
Bechdel Testing Star Trek – Movies (trekkiefeminist.tumblr)
Brooklyn 99 – Trailer
Will Peter Capaldi Leave Doctor Who Season 10? Here’s what he says (cinemablend.com)
Chicken Boo – The Good, The Boo, and the Ugly
Why Signourney Weaver is the Shit