Ever since I learned about the Bechdel Test, a way of measuring how women relate to each other in film, I haven’t been able to watch movies without thinking about it.
Named after American cartoonist Alison Bechdel, who laid out the rules in a 1985 comic strip, there are three conditions that must be met for a movie to pass:
1. The film must have two or more women
2. These women must talk to each other
3. About anything other than a man Continue reading “Movie Mondays: Passing the Bechdel Test”