Why The Standard Hollywood Narrative About Female Roles Is Bunk

So there's this thing called the Bechdel test for movies (a link to that is under the image below). What it does is rate movies based on qualifications.A movie passes the Bechdel test if:1) It has two or more female characters ...2) ... who talk to each other ...3) ... about something other than a man.And it fails the Bechdel test if:1) There are fewer than two women; 2) There are two or more women, but they don't talk to each other; or3) There are two or more women, but they only talk to each other about a man.Turns out, those passing the test had a combined $1.5 billion more in revenue than those that didn't. Hmmm...

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