The second category covers male characters in the movie. The first point is achieved by the movie as it avoids glorifying violent men. In fact, the movie degrades the ex boyfriend. The movie also fits the second point, as it does not perpetuate an extreme and unhealthy body ideal for men. The man that the protagonist’s best friend marries is not a hefty fellow who is by no means ripped Unfortunately the film does not meet the next criteria that calls for inclusion of one or more men of color. And finally in this category, “Does the film include men in non-stereotypical roles?” Yes. The man that falls in love with the protagonist is a loving, gentle spirited guy that strives to please her throughout the movie. In the male category, the movie receives three out of four points as the movies does not contain and male characters of color with speaking roles.
The third category is race, ethnicity and culture. The first point under this category is avoiding celebration of offensive racial and cultural stereotypes. To an extent the film does avoid this; however there is a brother sister couple that the protagonist lives with at the beginning of the movie who are British. The movie stereotypes them as being incestual and fifthly, so in this aspect the movie does not meet this criterion. The fourth category is LGBT people. The film does not fit either of the criteria in this category as the protagonist is not lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender no is anyone else in the movie. The film also does not fit the fifth category: People with disabilities, as there is no one in the film with a disability. Thus the film receives zero points in the race, LGBT, and disabilities categories.
Bonus points include being written or directed by: a woman, a person of color, a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or a person with disabilities. Thus, because two women wrote the screenplay, the film receives one bonus point. All together the film receives eight points. In the scoring scale and A is eleven plus points, a B is seven to ten points, a C is four to six points, a D is one to three points and an F is zero points. Based off of the scale in correlation with the points tallied, the movie received a B, and in turn three slurpees.