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Old June 18 2013, 03:29 AM   #301
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Re: Star Trek Into Darkness & The Bechdel Test

This isn't about women having active roles in the film, because we have that:

Carol Marcus is a weapons specialist.

* Marcus saving McCoy.
* Marcus attempting to save the Enterprise.

* Uhura attempting to speak to the Klingons when no sane individual would. Then kicking some ass when it falls apart.
* Uhura showing the balls to go down and fight Harrison in an attempt to save both Spock and Kirk.

We have women all over the place in key positions.

This is just people "grinding their gears" because the film didn't play out the way they wanted it too. This is Star Trek, these movies are playing by those parameters that were laid out by Roddenberry all those years ago.

If you don't like it, go bitch and moan at Roddenberry. The guy who ditched the female first officer because he didn't want to hurt his mistress feelings.
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