Star Trek reboot fails the Bechdel test and is generally a genderfail

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  1. Brad_Shur

    The point of the Bechdel test isn't that a movie which passes it has proved itself to be woman friendly in any way. It's more meant as a tool to let us recognize how many movies don't have female characters realized enough to do this simple thing. A movie could easily pass the test and be horribly sexist, or fail and be thoughtful and intelligent on gender issues.

    But the fact that when looked at in aggregate, two named women talking about something other than a man is a rarity should make us wonder.

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