I currently watch every Dick Wolf show on TV and I am here to say that it is time to add more disabled writers to the writers room because the stories focusing on disability are unrealistic, haphazard, and disappointing.
As a television junkie, my favorite time of year is when Game of Thrones comes out. Actually, that’s kind of true…or maybe The Walking Dead…or Shameless. Well, you get the point. Really though, it’s in the fall. I love autumn leaves and pumpkin and all that jazz. I also love checking out the new TV shows, because let’s face it, I only have about 300 or so on my Netflix queue waiting for me to watc...
Just because your show is filled with female characters or is a female driven show it doesn't make it inherently feminist. In fact sometimes, it's just the opposite.
The purpose of tests like The Bechdel Test is not to point out whether the substance of a film is good or not, it's to point out that even with the simplest of requirements, Hollywood can still fail people in marginalized communities.
In 2016 there is no reason why all minorities can't be represented in film equally and with dignity. Anything less is laziness. If you can profit off these groups, you can make an effort to do better.