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Angelina Jolie in 'Salt': She's a cool cookie, but can she pass one simple test?

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tomb-raiderImage Credit: Everett CollectionHer name is Salt. Evelyn Salt. Or maybe it’s Croft. Lara Croft. The characters played by Angelina Jolie look great doing a lot of amazing stuff. They’re sleek, they’re slinky, they’re cool under pressure, they’ve got great delts, lats, and biceps. But they can’t always pass a challenge called the Bechdel Test that’s so simple, it can be taken while sitting down and enjoying a nice BBQ chicken Candwich. After the jump, try it for yourself.This comes thanks to EW alum Dan Fierman at GQ, via Boing Boing, via Feminist Frequency, via the always on it cartoonist Alison Bechdel. Onward!