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The Hurt Locker (2009 Oscar Winner)

Bechdel-Wallace Test
  1. Does the movie have at least two named female characters?
    • No.  The only named female character is Connie James.
  2. Do the female characters talk to each other on-screen?
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Review: "Wolf Hall" by Hilary Mantel (Novel)

Well, since I was still in the mood for historical fiction set in Tudor times (after reading C. J. Sansom’s excellent “Heartstone 1,390 more words


Thursday Movie Picks: Private Eye

Does anyone else find that the Thursday Movie Picks weeks they think are going to be the easiest, turn out to be the hardest? This week’s theme is Private Eye, and I love a good detective thriller, but as I scrolled and scrolled through my film diary it turns out most of the ones I’ve seen are to do with police departments rather than private detectives. 332 more words