The Female Friendship Revolution Onscreen

After countless boy-meets-girl romances, Hollywood has recently turned its attention to a new kind of love story: the female friendship. The idea that a platonic girlfriend can be your soulmate has become mainstream in shows like Insecure, Broad City, and Dead to Me, and in movies such as Girls Trip and Booksmart, and the increasing seriousness devoted to this subject represents a remarkable cultural shift. Here’s The Take on how the female friendship has become one of the most complex, essential, and revolutionary relationships onscreen today.

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