The 2012 Oscar Nominees Put to the Bechdel Rule

Long but well worth a view. The Bechdel Rule is a simple litmus test that determines female presence in films based on three criteria: (1) the film has to have at least two women in it, who (2) who talk to each other, about (3) something other than a man.

How do the 2012 Oscar nominations fare? Not so great, it turns out.

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