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Pixar, girls, and awesome girl-movie titles

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Excellent open letter to Pixar from Linda Holmes, asking for a movie featuring a girl who is not a princess.

And, even better, binsybaby suggests some titles for cool ladies movies such as:

  • Sisterhood of the Traveling MONSTER TRUCK ON FIRE [Infernokrusher ftw!]
  • What a Girl Wants IS BASE JUMPING LESSONS
  • [And my favorite:] Bridget Jones's Diary OF COMPLEX TIME MACHINE BLUEPRINTS

There are a whole bunch of comments providing other titles along the same lines. Very nicely done. Further suggestions welcome!

Added later: I can't resist mentioning a couple of my favorites from the comments:

  • The Little Mermaid GOES SPEARFISHING (andy_longwood)
  • Pride and Prejudice AND BORDER NEGOTIATIONS (andy_longwood)
  • Freaky Friday WHEN MY MUTANT POWERS KICKED IN AND I STARTED AN ALL-GIRL TEAM OF SUPERLADIES (andy_longwood)
  • While You Were Sleeping SHE PAINTED THE KITCHEN, CURED AIDS, INVENTED TIME TRAVEL AND RAN FOR PRESIDENT (scaram0uche)
  • Love Actually ISN'T MY TOP PRIORITY AT THE MOMENT AND I WOULD RATHER FINISH NINJA COLLEGE AND GET A CAREER IN ASSKICKING BEFORE THINKING ABOUT SETTLING INTO ANY KIND OF RELATIONSHIP (doxinator)
  • Rapunzel WASHES THAT MAN RIGHT OUT OF HER HAIR (carrieaki)

(I suppose at this juncture I should link to the new GirlyCon website, about "girl canon": "Celebrations of girls' books, and critiques of how they treat gender, race, class, and other issues.")

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Those are wonderful!! Thanks for the laugh; I'm off to go read the rest. :)


My partner's contribution: Girls Just Wanna Have FunDAMENTAL RIGHTS MEN TAKE FOR GRANTED.


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