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Entries Tagged as 'Brother/brother relationship'

The Girl Was A Zygote When You Were In the 7th Grade

December 30th, 2010 · 3 Comments

This month’s theme was hatched after yet another person with better taste than me recommended that I add the 2005 romantic drama Shopgirl to my queue. Looking for nine more films with similar themes, “Cat Food”, “Rain” and “Corset” were all considered and rejected before I settled on “May December Romance”. So in the month […]

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Tags: Brother/brother relationship · Coming of age · Cult favorite · Drunk scene · Famous line · Midlife crisis · Music · Road trip · Small town · Unconventional romance

The House Was Alive Then

September 28th, 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: Brother/brother relationship · Brother/sister relationship · Coming of age · Interrogation · Midlife crisis · Mother/daughter relationship · Museums and galleries

Smoke From A Burnt Cholla

September 22nd, 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: Brother/brother relationship · Coming of age · Father/daughter relationship · Midlife crisis · Mother/daughter relationship · No opening credits · Psychoanalysis · Small town