Netflix requires people to do the & # 39; chick flicks & # 39; stop from romantic comedies

A Netflix Twitter account urged people to use the term & # 39; chick flicks & # 39; to use – but the movement failed when the argument contained sexist reasoning.

The tweets on the verified @ NetflixFilm account argued for saying goodbye to the term, saying that the expression & # 39; something trivial & # 39; about watching romantic comedies and & # 39; decreases the work that is spent on making these types of movies & # 39 ;.

Social media users quickly stated that this reasoning says more about how Netflix the term & # 39; chick & # 39 ;, what jargon is for women, then looks at the sentences, which demonstrably only refers to the primary audience for a certain movie .

The last tweet in the thread also wrinkled an answer that Robert Pattinson gave during an interview with Extra TV in 2012, where he was asked what his favorite chick was flick, and he responded with Chicken Run.

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A Netflix employee posted a discussion on the verified Twitter account & # 39; @ NetflixFilm & # 39; in which people were encouraged to use the term & # 39; chick flicks & # 39; no longer use on Monday, but including sexist reasoning

A Netflix employee posted a discussion on the verified Twitter account & # 39; @ NetflixFilm & # 39; in which people were encouraged to use the term & # 39; chick flicks & # 39; no longer use on Monday, but including sexist reasoning

Netflix started strongly with his argument for the term & # 39; chick flicks & # 39; before he quickly took a dive into a misleading area.

The @ NetflixFilm account has posted:

& # 39; Fast PSA: can we stop calling movies with & # 39; chick flicks & # 39; unless the films are literally about small baby chickens? This is why this sentence must absolutely be retired (thread):

& # 39; To begin with, & # 39; chickflicks & # 39; traditional synonyms of romantic comedies. This suggests that women are the only people interested in 1. Romance 2. Comedy. What I can promise from the men I have met in my life – is simply not true. & # 39;

Netflix started strongly with his argument for the term & # 39; chick flicks & # 39; before he quickly took a dive into a misleading area. The @ NetflixFilm account published: & # 39; Quick PSA: can we stop movies & # 39; chick flicks & # 39; unless the movies are literally about little baby chickens? This is why this sentence must absolutely be retired (thread): & # 39;

Netflix started strongly with his argument for the term & # 39; chick flicks & # 39; before he quickly took a dive into a misleading area. The @ NetflixFilm account published: & # 39; Quick PSA: can we stop movies & # 39; chick flicks & # 39; unless the movies are literally about little baby chickens? This is why this sentence must absolutely be retired (thread): & # 39;

Netflix started strongly with his argument for the term & # 39; chick flicks & # 39; before he quickly took a dive into a misleading area. The @ NetflixFilm account published: & # 39; Quick PSA: can we stop movies & # 39; chick flicks & # 39; unless the movies are literally about little baby chickens? This is why this sentence must absolutely be retired (thread): & # 39;

& # 39; To begin with, & # 39; chickflicks & # 39; traditional synonyms of romantic comedies. This suggests that women are the only people interested in 1. Romance 2. Comedy. What I can promise from the men I have met in my life - is simply not true, & the company said

& # 39; To begin with, & # 39; chickflicks & # 39; traditional synonyms of romantic comedies. This suggests that women are the only people interested in 1. Romance 2. Comedy. What I can promise from the men I have met in my life - is simply not true, & the company said

& # 39; To begin with, & # 39; chickflicks & # 39; traditional synonyms of romantic comedies. This suggests that women are the only people interested in 1. Romance 2. Comedy. What I can promise from the men I have met in my life – is simply not true, & the company said

General knowledge of popular culture confirms that yes, romantic comedies are the kind of movies that people generally & # 39; chicken movies & # 39; to mention. So to speak, the expression implies that only women are interested in the genre is fair, even if it is debatable.

From here things start to get a bit vague in the tweets.

& # 39; There are no radical categories that are specific to men. You do not hear people ask for & # 39; man movies & # 39; – instead, almost every genre intersection is on the table and seen as for men, except of course the aforementioned rom coms & # 39 ;, tweeted the account.

It almost seems like this is claiming that the term & # 39; chick flicks & # 39; bad because it excludes men. The alternative would be for the company to prove that any other genre excludes women, which is simply not true if you consider the existence of drama, thriller, science fiction, documentary, comedy, adventure and noir movies, simply to to name a few.

From here things start to get a bit vague in the tweets. & # 39; There are no radical categories that are specific to men. You don't hear people ask to watch "man movies" - instead, almost every genre intersection is seen on the table and seen as for men, except of course the aforementioned rom coms, & # 39;

From here things start to get a bit vague in the tweets. & # 39; There are no radical categories that are specific to men. You don't hear people ask to watch "man movies" - instead, almost every genre intersection is seen on the table and seen as for men, except of course the aforementioned rom coms, & # 39;

From here things start to get a bit vague in the tweets. & # 39; There are no radical categories that are specific to men. You don't hear people ask to watch "man movies" – instead, almost every genre intersection is seen on the table and seen as for men, except of course the aforementioned rom coms, & # 39;

The account then makes a mental jump that is offensive to & # 39; chicks & # 39; by saying that the term jargon for women is used to describe that rom-com & # 39; s the product & # 39; cheaper & # 39; to make.

& # 39; The term also lowers the work that goes into making these types of movies. Romantic comedies and / or films about female leads continue editing, discussing and rewriting as much as any other film, & placed the company.

The company continues to equate the term & # 39; chick & # 39; with something trivial that social media users have picked up quickly.

The account then takes a mental step that is offensive to & # 39; chicks & # 39; by saying that the term jargon for women is used to describe that rom-coms are the product & # 39; cheap & # 39; to make.

The account then takes a mental step that is offensive to & # 39; chicks & # 39; by saying that the term jargon for women is used to describe that rom-coms are the product & # 39; cheap & # 39; to make.

The account then takes a mental step that is offensive to & # 39; chicks & # 39; by saying that the term jargon for women is used to describe that rom-coms are the product & # 39; cheap & # 39; to make.

The company continues to equate the term & # 39; chick & # 39; with something trivial that social media users have picked up quickly

The company continues to equate the term & # 39; chick & # 39; with something trivial that social media users have picked up quickly

The company continues to equate the term & # 39; chick & # 39; with something trivial that social media users have picked up quickly

& # 39; And nickname movies & # 39; chick flicks & drive home that something trivial is watching. But what is trivial about watching a movie where you can feel 1000 emotions in ~ 90 minutes? & # 39; the shared account.

@Shearmettle replied, & # 39; If chickflicks make you feel like they are trivial, YOU are the sexist! @ NetflixFilm & # 39;

The account finally managed to steal a joke from a moment when Twilight star Pattinson was shared with Extra & # 39; s Terri Seymour in a rapid-fire question segment shared online on November 2, 2012.

@Shearmettle replied, & # 39; If chickflicks make you feel like they are trivial, YOU are the sexist! @ NetflixFilm & # 39;

@Shearmettle replied, & # 39; If chickflicks make you feel like they are trivial, YOU are the sexist! @ NetflixFilm & # 39;

@Shearmettle replied, & # 39; If chickflicks make you feel like they are trivial, YOU are the sexist! @ NetflixFilm & # 39;

The account finally managed to steal a joke from a moment when Twilight star Pattinson was shared with Extra & # 39; s Terri Seymour in a rapid-fire question segment shared online on November 2, 2012

The account finally managed to steal a joke from a moment when Twilight star Pattinson was shared with Extra & # 39; s Terri Seymour in a rapid-fire question segment shared online on November 2, 2012

The account finally managed to steal a joke from a moment when Twilight star Pattinson was shared with Extra & # 39; s Terri Seymour in a rapid-fire question segment shared online on November 2, 2012

In an additional clip from six and a half years ago, Seymour asks Pattinson what the favorite & # 39; chick flick & # 39; and he responds with a smile: & # 39; Chicken Run is the only thing that comes to mind & # 39 ;. The moment even has its own meme (photo)

In an additional clip from six and a half years ago, Seymour asks Pattinson what the favorite & # 39; chick flick & # 39; and he responds with a smile: & # 39; Chicken Run is the only thing that comes to mind & # 39 ;. The moment even has its own meme (photo)

In an additional clip from six and a half years ago, Seymour asks Pattinson what the favorite & # 39; chick flick & # 39; and he responds with a smile: & # 39; Chicken Run is the only thing that comes to mind & # 39 ;. The moment even has its own meme (photo)

On Monday the @ NetflixFilm account reported: & # 39; Overall, there is nothing gender-related about holding a light-hearted film with a strong female lead and emotional bow. So the next time you call something a "chick flick," you better talk about Chicken Run. & # 39;

In the extra clip from six and a half years ago, Seymour asks Pattinson what the favorite & # 39; chick flick & # 39; , and he responds with a smile: & # 39; Chicken Run is the only thing that comes to mind & # 39 ;.

The moment even has its own meme.