A few years ago, for some reason, and I honestly can’t imagine what that reason could have been, I watched a documentary called
ABBA, The Best Pop Group Ever – THE STORY, which you can see here. But I’m kind of glad I did, because the story of the circumstances surrounding the making of ‘The Winner Takes It All’ was totally nuts, and I’ve never forgotten it.
You may remember, that’s the video when this
turns into this
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Dredd is the best movie I’ve seen this year. It’s better than The Dark Knight Rises. It’s even better than The Avengers. It’s the best movie I’ve seen since The Immortals*. It is seriously good.
‘So why didn’t anybody watch it then?’
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The Bechdel test, otherwise known as The Rule, determines whether a film, or any piece of popular culture, shows gender bias.
The rules are:
There are two female characters
Who talk to each other
About something other than a man.
Before you scoff, try and think of a movie that passes. It will be tougher than you think.
For example, these all fail (yes I made this amazing gif!):
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Ah, gifs. The gift that keeps on giffing.
Last night at the Two Door Cinema Club gig, at a secret location in a location, I tried out this
gif app I found in the Android store.
It’s just like actually being there, right!?!
Continue reading “Gif it to me, baby”