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Girls Rock! Reviews

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November 18, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 4, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
August 1, 2008
How are girls supposed to behave in a culture that tells them they're Disney princesses for the first 12 years and sex toys after that? Girls Rock! has one answer: Strap on a Fender and rage against the machine.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 12, 2008
There is a slightly patronizing flavor to portions of this mostly enjoyable film. But the interview subjects are very likable and charismatic, which certainly helps.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 25, 2008
Girls Rock! is scrappy, but at its best, it shows you humans blooming with the speed of flowers in time-lapse photography.
Read More | Original Score: B
April 18, 2008
'Why don't you start your own band? That's a lot cooler than having a boyfriend in a band!' So says 15-year-old Laura, who makes a better pitch for the 'empowerment' aspects of the Rock 'n' Roll Camp for Girls than do the adult counselors...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 11, 2008
There's so much joy and coming-of-age angst turned into nuggets of gold that it seems uncharitable to ask, what might be missing (more onscreen appreciation for rock's goddesses and gods, perhaps.)
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
April 3, 2008
It's goooood.
April 3, 2008
Never seeks to be anything more than a simplistic look at young women not just learning how to create music, but how to take hold of their talents and use it to their advantage...
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
March 21, 2008
Music -- as a general concept and in the daily details of rock camp -- occasions this ideal state, connected and creative.
March 15, 2008
Girls at risk take the world by storm at an artists' refuge where it's all right to scream.
| Original Score: 7/10
March 8, 2008
Rhetoric far outweighs substance in this vaguely satisfying and preachy doc.
Full Review | Original Score: C
March 7, 2008
captures a good deal more than the sometimes discordant music produced by these young, would-be chick-monsters of rock.
March 7, 2008
Young women find expression for more than their music in Girls Rock!, a jubilant documentary about a place where power chords and empowerment go hand in hand.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
March 7, 2008
Girls Rock! happily pulls off the trick of being both entertaining and moving; grown-up girls may well watch with an occasional tear as we see the campers subtly transform.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
March 7, 2008
The film is a hopeful, rollicking, rocking, humorous, heartbreaking journey.
Full Review | Original Score: B
March 7, 2008
What the girls might lack in musical talent and experience they make up for with infectious energy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 7, 2008
The directors take a compassionate approach that encourages their young subjects to open up in remarkable ways, making this a must-see both for girls and the grownups who love them.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 7, 2008
Girls Rock! is a success story because of the earnest heart with which it introduces us to some girls who don't realize how much they really do rock.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 6, 2008
Takes a trip to the annual "Rock 'n' Roll Camp for Girls" in Portland, Oregon and comes away with something a bit more.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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