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Entries Tagged as 'Brother/sister relationship'

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

An Extraordinary Little Girl

September 7th, 2010 · 2 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/sister relationship · Dreams and visions · Midlife crisis · Mother/daughter relationship · No opening credits · Paranoia · Psycho killer · Psychoanalysis · Woman in jeopardy

Musicians Don’t Make Good Conspirators

August 13th, 2010 · No Comments

Roman Polanski was born August 18, 1933 in Paris. The sordid details of his flight from the United States in 1978 have often overshadowed discussion of the director’s work, which at the age of 77, includes one of the best films of 2010. Is he a world class filmmaker? In the month of August, I […]

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Tags: Based on book · Bathtub scene · Brother/brother relationship · Brother/sister relationship · Concert · Crooked officer · Military · Music · No opening credits · Train