"In Clue, the Real Mystery Is the Bechdel Test” by Erin K. On’Neill
On any dark and stormy night in the fall, it is a wonderful thing to curl up with a mug of mulled cider and watch Clue. The murder mystery based on the eponymous board game may have been a huge flop when it was released in 1985, but it has gained a passionate cult following in the last 28 years, probably due to its infinitely quotable dialogue and gleeful disregard for the pile of bodies amassed as the movie progresses – as well as being shown on cable about once every two hours.
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Man, at first I was like, “Dammit! Is nothing sacred?!” But it’s a positive piece. :D