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Advance Perspective: Disney’s Frozen Defies Expectations

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October 26, 2013
Advance Perspective: Disney’s Frozen Defies Expectations

I had the opportunity to see an early screening of Disney’s upcoming animated movie, slated for a Thanksgiving release. “Frozen” is the first Disney animated feature directed by a woman — Jennifer Lee. Despite this fact, I was a little nervous about seeing this movie, because the speculative articles I had read weren’t encouraging....
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Oz the Great and Powerful and Jack the Giant Slayer: Two Movies That Pass the Bechdel Test — and yet…

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March 14, 2013
Oz the Great and Powerful and Jack the Giant Slayer: Two Movies That Pass the Bechdel Test — and yet…

Warning: this post contains spoilers for the movies “Oz the Great and Powerful” and “Jack the Giant Slayer.” The Bechdel Test was named for artist Alison Bechdel, who popularized a simple rule in her comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For. The test consists of three simple questions: 1) Does any given movie contain more than...
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