Here are ten films from 2013 that actually pass the Bechdel Test. This test, which assesses only the most basic presence of women on-screen, is strangely difficult to apply to most American films, but this year you could use count ‘em out on *both* hands.
With Sofia Coppola beside Noah Baumbach beside Ridley Scott and Woody Allen, progress seems promising in the coming years. Women may no longer exist as vehicles of stories, but rather the storytellers and voices of all genres. Perhaps 2014 will be even more generous to women in film.
Blue is the Warmest Color
The Bling Ring
Kick Ass 2