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.

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Girls of Game of Thrones: Sansa Stark

Girls of Game of Thrones: Sansa Stark

This combination photo of images released by HBO shows Sophie Turner portraying Sansa Stark in Game of Thrones. (HBO via AP) On the 17th April 2011, the television adaptation of Game of Thrones was aired. For those of us who had never read the books, the show...

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Art vs Artist: The Hypocritical Feminism of Joss Whedon

Art vs Artist: The Hypocritical Feminism of Joss Whedon

Actress Charisma Carpenter in Angel. In February of this year, actress Charisma Carpenter released a statement on Instagram that sent shockwaves through numerous fandoms. She detailed the abuse and bullying that she suffered at the hands of Joss Whedon during her time...

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TV Recaps: Sister, Sister

TV Recaps: Sister, Sister

The main cast of Sister, Sister: (L-R) Tia Mowry, Jackée Harry, Tim Reid, and Tamera Mowry. There is a lot of content online: with Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and YouTube (just to name a few) it has never been easier to watch your favourite show whenever you want....

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Book Review: Anne of Green Gables

Book Review: Anne of Green Gables

My favourite book growing up was the 1908 Bildungsroman novel Anne of Green Gables by Canadian author L.M. Montgomery. It tells the story of a young orphan girl, named Anne Shirley, who is adopted by siblings Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert on Prince Edward Island. They...

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Review: The Stars and the Blackness Between Them

Review: The Stars and the Blackness Between Them

Some people believe Black girls have secret lives, separate from the versions of their lives governed by adults. They aren’t always secret, but sometimes they are sacred, especially when they create them with other Black girls. In the seventh grade, my middle school...

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Book Review: All These Beautiful Strangers

Book Review: All These Beautiful Strangers

Image from https://www.elizabethklehfoth.com/events I need to start this review by saying that I read a lot of mysteries, I watch a lot of police procedural shows and I listen to true crime podcasts while I work. I say this because the mystery element of the book was...

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Book Review: Educated

Book Review: Educated

Junior Girl Emily Scott reviews the stunning 2018 memoir Educated by Tara Westover about growing up in a survivalist cult.

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Game Review: Animal Crossing

Game Review: Animal Crossing

Junior Girl Kat Kavaliova reviews the popular Nintendo Switch game, Animal Crossing, which she argues is even more needed during the pandemic.

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