Girl Tribe Recommends: Movies

By Chloe Cornell

A Star Is Born

Lady Gaga stars in the remake of this romantic tragedy about a singer’s rise to fame.  Bradley Cooper directs and also stars. The movie received a standing ovation at the Venice Film Festival, critics are raving “it is worthy of the hype” and there is talk of Oscars. Release date October 5th.

The Hate U Give

Based on the popular Y.A. novel starring Amandla Stenberg.  Depicts the struggles of the Black Lives Matter movement and protesting police violence in America.  Release date October 19th.


Bad Reputation

A documentary about female Rock & Roll pioneer Joan Jett who was told at her first guitar lesson at 13 years old that “Girls don’t play rock ‘n’ roll.” Despite that, Jett went on to have a groundbreaking career, first forming an all-girl band the Runaways, and later becoming front woman for the Blackhearts, forming their own music label and producing timeless hits including “I Love Rock ‘N Roll” which is the perennial top rock n’ roll anthem song.  Having released 12 studio albums since the Runaways, Jett was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2015 proving that girls CAN play rock n’ roll. Release date September 28th.

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