True Grit Review: ‘Birds of Prey’ Is Not A Feminist Movie

Published on February 9, 2020

Welcome to “True Grit” a new series where Grit Daily’s Managing Editor Drew Grant and film critic John Rocha discuss the latest addition to the D.C. canon: Birds of Prey starring Margot Robbie. Great film..but does it pass the Bechdel Test? And more importantly…does it need to?

Drew Grant is the Assistant Editor at Grit Daily based in New York and Los Angeles. She writes on culture, lifestyle, and pop-culture. Before joining the Grit Daily, she spent two years in Los Angeles as Senior Editor at Collider and Drew spent six years at The New York Observer, where she established its television vertical tvDownload, quickly rising from a generalist reporter to the Observer's Arts & Entertainment Editor for both print and digital.Drew’s work has appeared in The New York Times, The New York Post, Maxim Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Jezebel, Gotham Magazine, Forbes, Ranker, Scene, AV Club and McSweeney’s, among others.As a pastime, Drew also performs under her alter-ego VIDEODREW on the WWE-meets-Jeopardy web series, Movie Trivia Schmoedown.

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