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The Oscars and the Bechdel Test
It’s been a few years since I’ve checked in with The Bechdel Test for Women in Movies so I thought it would be a good time to look in on Hollywood and see if there’s been any substantial improvement in women’s representations on the big screen.  In this updated video, I go through the 2011 films […]
Women’s Stories, Movies and the Oscars
Oscar season is a time when members of Hollywood are celebrated and reward for the work that they do.  But it is also a time when we see just how male centered the movie industry really is.  As Allan G. Johnson points out, “If you want a story about heroism, moral courage, spiritual transformation, endurance, or […]
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