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Which 2014 Best Picture Nominees Pass the Bechdel Test: A New Yorker Quiz

American Hustle
Captain Phillips
Dallas Buyers Club
Gravity
Her
Nebraska
Philomena
12 Years a Slave
The Wolf of Wall Street

The Bechdel Test, created in 1985 by the cartoonist and graphic novelist Alison Bechdel, asks three questions of a film: Does it contain two or more named female characters? Do they talk to each other? And, if so, do they discuss something other than a man? Take the quiz to see how this year’s Best Picture nominees stack up against favorites from the past.

Click here to take the New Yorker’s Oscar quiz.

One comment on “Which 2014 Best Picture Nominees Pass the Bechdel Test: A New Yorker Quiz

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