Must Watch Series Series: Gilmore Girls

Gilmore Girls

With Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life coming to Netflix, I wanted to add the multi-generational chatterboxes to the Must Watch Series Series canon. Gilmore Girls’ emphasis on the small, the relational, and the poignant make it a series worth watching. Set in the fictional small town of Stars Hollow, Connecticut, the show follows the relationship of the titular girls, mom Lorelai and daughter Rory, through Rory’s late teens and early twenties. Lorelai’s mother, Emily also features heavily throughout the series.

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At its core, Gilmore Girls is the story of these three women and the differences and similarities that make them part of a family. If it sounds wholesome and sappy, it kind of is. It is also an earnest dissection of what it means to be a woman in the modern world, and the show does a particularly fine job of highlighting the differences between the worlds these three women inhabit.

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Friday Link Roundup – Ghostbusters Edition

Ghostbusters

It’s been two years since the all-female reboot of the 1984 movie Ghostbusters was announced and today the movie finally hits theatres. It’s the film that everyone’s got an opinion about and until today most of these opinions were completely based on speculation. Now that people are finally able to actually see the movie (and […]

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