Tag: Film Review

, | By Chantel Vereen

[ January 18, 2016 ]

Whipped in the Face

Everyone cares about something. Some people care for human life—children, parents, lovers. Some are also very passionate about inanimate objects—cell phones, computers, make up. Above all else, there is always one thing that we care about, one thing that we would push ourselves to the most challenging limits for, would defy all odds, something that …

, | By Juliana Lyon

[ January 4, 2016 ]

Lucy, the Bechdel Test, and Gender Bias in Film

I. Many movies today still do not pass the Bechdel Test, which asks that two, named female characters speak to each other during a film about something other than a man. Created by American cartoonist, Alison Bechdel, the initial idea for the test came from her 1985 cartoon strip called Dykes to Watch Out For. Because …