Posts Tagged With: Beverly Garland

Roger Corman – Accidental Feminist

So, I’ve been pondering the Bechdel Test lately. You know the Bechdel Test, correct? Like it says in that link there, it’s a set of rules created by Alison Bechdel (and Liz Wallace) to determine gender bias in a film. Those rules?

1. The film has to have at least two [named] women in it,
2. who talk to each other,
3. about something other than a man. (Not limited to romantic relationships, for example two sisters talking about their father doesn’t pass)

Passing this test doesn’t make your film good, necessarily. And some really great films have failed the test. It’s there to point out whether a film (good or bad) has interesting women in it who interact with each other. Continue reading

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Russell Johnson – RIP

I’ve always had a thing for Russell Johnson. As a kid, of course, I knew him as the professor. Continue reading

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Outsiders: What About The Women?

So, I’ve been pondering my intro outsider post. As you may have noticed, the only women in my list of favorite outsiders were all Whedon creations. Why is that? Why am I struggling so hard to find other outsider hero types who are women? Continue reading

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