Confronting Privilege and Feminine Constructs in the Gilmore Girls Revival
Feminist Criticism / TV

Confronting Privilege and Feminine Constructs in the Gilmore Girls Revival

The much-anticipated revival of Gilmore Girls was met with various criticisms. Most were directed at the “sudden” unlikeablitiy of the girls themselves, particularly the Ivy League princess Rory. As the Washington Post’s overtly harsh headline put it, the revival confirmed that “Rory Gilmore is a Monster.” But was Rory Gilmore ever meant to be “liked” … Continue reading

SHE’S ALL THAT: Lilly Moscovitz
She's All That

SHE’S ALL THAT: Lilly Moscovitz

The razor scooters. The art exercise where you throw darts at balloons filled with paint. The M&M’s on pizza. THE STANG. The foot-popping-good kiss. The Princess Diaries has so many incredible elements as evidence for its early-2000s greatness. And while main character Mia ends up being the movie’s awkward, sparkly-nail-polish-wearing, corn-dog-eating princess, I think her … Continue reading