Girls Rock!

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Girl-power docu has a strong positive message.

PG 2008 90 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 10+

Inspiring for young rockers

Great documentary for inspiring rockers. Girls get together for a kind of rock camp where they form bands and learn how to work together to write a song, and perform at a concert at the end. There's some darkness in discussions of bullying, obsessions on body image, drug use for weight loss, 'druggy' parents, foster care etc. But overall positive messages about collaboration, believing in yourself and being yourself. It's very female empowering, so boys may feel left out?

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 6+

Inspiring, even for a dad!

I love how this funny and inspiring film and the band camp project demonstrate that girls can work together (as a band) happily, and without any "mean girl" attitude, and express themselves honestly, even when that's loud or ugly. Not sure how another review ("just horrid!") can be helpful to anyone without offering any reasons for that judgment. The grade for "consumerism" is way off the mark. They're not selling, cobranding, syndicating or merchandising anything. So the brand of a guitar is on the screen. I don't believe there was any deal with a guitar company.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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