Should films get a reprimand for gender bias?

"From left, Emma Stone, Octavia Spencer and Viola Davis portray Skeeter Phelan, Minnie Jackson and Aibileen Clark, respectively, in a scene."

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Has gender bias in film gotten so bad that movies need to come with a warning? Some Swedish cinemas think so. Some theaters in the country are instituting a rating system to call attention to lack of female representation in film.

In order to get a passing rating, the film must pass the Bechdel test, meaning it must have two named female characters who speak to each other about something other than a man. The test has been around for a while, inspired by American cartoonist Alison Bechdel, who wrote Continue Reading

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