Snow White and the Huntsman
In the 1985 comic strip The Rule, Alison Bechdel introduced a simple test that troublingly highlighted the gender bias present in mainstream movies.
Normally I read entertainment news for a bit of light relief, very rarely is any of it particularly challenging. However I was presented with some conflicting emotions when I read the news that a “dwarf theatre group” were planning a ‘100 midget march’ in protest of Hollywood’s latest reimagining Snow White and the Huntsman – specifically concerning the decision not to use dwarf actors for the key roles of the dwarves.
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