Girl Reviews

Our Girl Reviews showscases blogs that discuss how girls are portrayed in and impacted by books, movies, television shows, live performances, museums and exhibits, games, and products.

Feel free to comment and share your thoughts about these reviews.  If you would like to submit a review, send us an email with your name, country, and a 250-750 word review discussing how that media, museum exhibit, or product portrays and impacts girls.

Book Review: Girl Overboard

Associate Editor Sage Daugherty reviews Girl Overboard by Justina Chen Headley, a novel about a girl and her experiences on and off the snowboarding slopes.

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Movie Review: Lady Bird

This movie has my heart. I watched it last autumn, but decided to re-watch it now to be sure about my feelings and emotions. Well, I confess that my ideas have not changed to date. This movie is about a 17 years old pink-haired girl living in California, who is about...

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Film Review: Clueless

Junior Girl Jessica Eykel reviews cult classic film, Clueless, and talks about the twenty-year-old film’s portrayals of girlhood.

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Teen Dramas: Dirty Dancing

Teen movies are not a modern idea; they have been around for decades. As with any genre of film the best era is always subjective. However, people tend to choose the decade when they were a teenager as the best,the characters being most relatable. Today, with...

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Film Review: All About Eve

Junior Girl Sophie Small reviews the classic film All About Eve and talks about the treatment of girls and women in the media, in the 1950s and in 2018.

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Book Review: Forgotten Country

Associate Editor Sage Daugherty reviews Forgotten Country by Catherine Chung, a novel that delves into sibling relationships and the bonds between sisters.

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Book Review: A Murder for Her Majesty

Associate Editor Sage Daugherty reviews one of her favorite childhood books, A Murder for Her Majesty by Beth Hilgartner and talks about its heroine’s journey in Elizabethan England.

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Film Review: Pan’s Labyrinth

Junior Girl Lydia Henning reviews Guillermo del Toro’s Pan’s Labyrinth and specifically talks about the girl protagonist in the film, Ofelia.

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Teen Dramas: Riverdale: Chapter Three – Body Double

The TV show Riverdale debuted in 2017, and is based on characters from Archie Comics. The show has a mystery element to it with the murder of Jason Blossom in the first episode. While the characters try to figure out who is responsible they also have their own issues...

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