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Old June 15 2013, 03:59 PM   #239
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Re: Star Trek Into Darkness & The Bechdel Test

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And I can imagine there would have been such an outrage if it had been Alexandra Marcus', and not Alexander Marcus' head that was crushed by Khan.
I don't know the answer to this. But I can't imagine it wouldn't have raised a few eye-brows here in the States.
I think the level of violence against men in US films is too high. I think you should ask why you would find crushing a man's head acceptable rather than why crushing a woman's head would be unacceptable.
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