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Entries Tagged as 'High school'

Actual Evil, Not High School Evil

September 19th, 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: Beasts and monsters · Coming of age · Dreams and visions · Drunk scene · Femme fatale · High school · Mother/daughter relationship · No opening credits · Psycho killer · Small town · Supernatural · Woman in jeopardy

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

A Bunch of Bad Ass Chicks on Skates

September 1st, 2010 · 3 Comments

The Bechdel Test was named for Allison Bechdel, whose comic strip Dykes To Watch Out For in 1985 measured 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 movies […]

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Tags: Based on novel · Bathtub scene · Coming of age · Drunk scene · High school · Mother/daughter relationship · No opening credits · Road trip · Shot In Texas · Small town · Sports