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Entries Tagged as 'Based on book'

Sita Has Many Names

November 22nd, 2010 · 3 Comments

Logging in to Netflix Instant for a movie to watch is like being hungry and shown to a food replicator. It doesn’t solve my problem — it introduces one thousand new ones. Luckily, I can see which genres are rated higher in nutritional content, in this case, 4 or 4 ½ star ratings out of […]

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Tags: Alternate universe · Animation · Based on book · Beasts and monsters · Father/son relationship

A Good Sense of Distaste

September 25th, 2010 · No Comments

The Bechdel Test was named for Allison Bechdel, whose comic strip Dykes To Watch Out For in 1985 measured the female presence in movies by employing three criteria: Are there two or more women in it, with names? Do the women talk to each other? About something other than a man? Far too many mainstream […]

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Tags: Based on book · Coming of age · Dreams and visions · Drunk scene · Prostitute · Unconventional romance

Is Your Boyfriend Interested In Clever?

September 16th, 2010 · 4 Comments

The Bechdel Test was named for Allison Bechdel, whose comic strip Dykes To Watch Out For in 1985 measured the female presence in movies by employing three criteria: Are there two or more women in it, with names? Do the women talk to each other? About something other than a man? Far too many mainstream […]

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Tags: Based on book · Coming of age · Concert · Father/daughter relationship · High school · Master and pupil · Museums and galleries · Unconventional romance