The new Star Wars movie reportedly passes the Bechdel test. Doubt that.
As the month winds down, a few twenty/thirty-somethings — Miley, Beyoncé, JLaw — are making headlines. But looking back at American entertainment in 2013 as a whole, it was a great year for women over 40.
After finding success with her comic strip Dykes To Watch Out For — which famously spawned the Bechdel Test, a set of criteria to determine gender bias in entertainment — Alison Bechdel advanced the graphic memoir form while pondering life with her late father in Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic in 2006. Her latest, Are…