No, Star Wars is not bad for your kids because (*** spoiler alert ***) they don’t want to believe Daddy could ever turn out to be Darth Vader in disguise.
It’s because of what it tells your little princess – and your little Luke – about gender roles.
Now it seems Hollywood never had this problem 75 years ago. For all the emancipation we’ve had since The Wizard of Oz, movies have been trending down when it comes to encouraging healthy attitudes to manhood – and womanhood.
So what do you think?
If you’re a writer – do any of your books pass the Bechdel test? And if you’re a parent – what did your kid learn from the movie they watched last night?