Mar 102014
 
Ranking the Disney Princesses as Role Models

Ok, there are potentially a lot of characters who can qualify as Disney PrincessesTM but for the purposes of this post and to acknowledge the fact that Anna from Frozen was announced as an official member months before her film was released I’m going to focus specifically on those princesses that are members of the Disney [Read more…]

Nov 102013
 
The Bechdel Test or Who is Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Recently a group of movie theaters in Sweden have started grading films based on the “Bechdel Test.” The test is a set of guidelines popularized by cartoonist Alison Bechdel that is often used to evaluate the representation of women in media. Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, and pretty much all of the Harry Potter [Read more…]