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  1. 1. By: Group F
  2. 2.  3 Components ◦Two women, ◦who talk to each other ◦about something besides a man (Kesler, 2010)
  3. 3.  Movies released since 2000  Gained popularity and notoriety in the United States  Grossed more than 80 million dollars worldwide
  4. 4.  Erin Brockovich (2000)  Chicago (2002)  Volver (2006)  Eat, Pray, Love (2010)  The Help (2011)
  5. 5.  Drama about unemployed mother (Julia Roberts) that finds job as litigator  Discovers cover up of industrial poisoning and sues  Film grossed over 256 million dollars  Academy Award for Best Actress (Scott, 2000)
  6. 6.  Brockovich interviews several women about the effects they are experiencing due to the poisoning  Brockovich discusses the factors and goals of the court case with other female characters
  7. 7.  Film adaption of Broadway musical  Aspiring performers, Roxie (Renee Zellweger) and Velma (Catherine Zeta-Jones), stand trial for murder  Grossed 306 million dollars  Academy Award for Best Picture (Mitchell, 2002)
  8. 8.  Roxie and Velma frequently discuss stardom, fame and their future careers  Roxie and Velma discuss the rules of the prison and strategies for their trials with the female warden
  9. 9.  Spanish drama about Raimunda (Penelope Cruz), who murders her husband after he attempts to rape their daughter  Film centers around women in Raimunda’s family (mother, daughter, sister, aunt)  Grossed 84 million dollars  Academy Award for Best Actress (Scott, 2006)
  10. 10.  Women in Raimunda’s family frequently discuss the history and current state of their family  Women in family talk about the ghost of Raimunda’s mother
  11. 11.  Drama about Elizabeth Gilbert (Julia Roberts) travels around the world after divorce  Lessons she learns in Italy, India and Indonesia  Grossed 204 million  Received mixed reviews (Scott, 2010)
  12. 12.  Gilbert speaks with women from various countries about their lifestyles, customs, children, religion, and food  Gilbert speaks with female friend about self- discovery and life transitions
  13. 13.  Drama about Skeeter Phelan (Emma Stone) as she interviews African American maids in Jackson, Mississippi during the Civil Rights era  Releases book chronicling their experiences  Grossed 211 million  Received positive reviews (Dargis, 2011)
  14. 14.  Skeeter interviews African American women about the discrimination they experience  The women open up about their childhoods, jobs and children  Skeeter talks about her goals and future as a writer with female friends  Women discuss the book that Skeeter releases
  15. 15. Want to know if your favorite movie passes the Bechdel test? Check out this site: http://bechdeltest.com/
  16. 16.  Dargis, M. (2011, August, 9). ‘The maids’ now have their say. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://movies.nytimes.com/2011/08/10/movies/the-help-spans-two- worlds-white-and-black-review.html  Kesler, J. (2010, December 28). The Bechdel test: It’s not about passing. The Hathor Legacy. Retrieved from http://thehathorlegacy.com/the- bechdel-test-its-not-about-passing/  Mitchell, E. (2002, December 27). ‘Chicago’ bare legs and all, makes it to film. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://movies.nytimes.com/movie/review?res=9B0DE0DC113CF934A15 751C1A9649C8B63  Scott, A.O. (2000, March 27). High ideals, higher heels. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://movies.nytimes.com/movie/review?res=9805EED8163AF934A25 750C0A9669C8B63  Scott, A.O. (2006, November 3). The darkest of troubles in the brightest of colors. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://movies.nytimes.com/2006/11/03/movies/03volv.html?_r=0  Scott, A.O. (2010, August, 12). Globe-trotting and soul-searching. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/13/movies/13eat.html?pagewanted =all
  17. 17.  Slide 2: http://blogs.babble.com/kid-scoop/files/2012/01/women-talking-Converted.jpg  Slide 3: http://s3.amazonaws.com/rapgenius/filepicker%2FGO5R7N0gTLaEAmcHBCRG_movie.jpg  Slide 4: http://www.movieguide.org/wp-content/uploads/stories/movie%20theater.jpg  Slide 5: http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51xDRLkqKTL._SX500_.jpg  Slide 6: http://assets.flicks.co.nz/images/movies/landscape/1d/1d98edfd003bcd59e95773980296 5f19_567x210.jpg  Slide 7: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/e/e0/Chicagopostercast.jpg/220px- Chicagopostercast.jpg  Slide 8: http://beautydart.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/roxie_hart_velma_kelly_chicago.jpg  Slide 9: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/2/2b/Volver_Poster.jpg/220px- Volver_Poster.jpg  Slide 10: http://static.guim.co.uk/sys- images/Film/Pix/pictures/2006/04/28/vovler9872345.jpg  Slide 11: http://ia.media- imdb.com/images/M/MV5BMTY5NDkyNzkyM15BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwNDQyNDk0Mw@@._V1_S Y317_CR0,0,214,317_.jpg  Slide 12: http://media.vogue.com/files/filecheck/2010/08/27/img-movies-eat-pray- love_134045686145.jpg_article_singleimage.jpg  Slide 13: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/b/b5/Help_poster.jpg/215px- Help_poster.jpg  Slide 14: http://www.savingforsomeday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/zTH-006.jpg  Slide 15: http://static.oprah.com/images/201004/omag/201004-omag-worst-qualities- gossip-600x411.jpg

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