Oh well, a teen movie. But I kind of enjoyed it. But the thing that brings us closer than intelligence is anger.
Add your rating See all 6 kid reviews. Trotter has another foster child, the young W. Zachary Hernandezand a good friend and neighbor, Mr. Despite being a strong student, Gilly alienates others, is unfair to her new foster family, and obsesses over reuniting with her birth mother Julia Stiles.
And then, just as Gilly begins to settle in and warm up to Trotter, W. Randolph, someone arrives who changes everything. Continue reading Show less Is it any good? Nelisse, best known for her starring role in The Book Thiefdoes look a bit old to play Gilly, but she does a great job making her character both fragile and unfriendly, which makes her difficult to like at first.
Bates and Cobbs are fabulously cast as Trotter and Mr. Every now and then, the dialogue between the kids feels a bit stiff, but the acting is good enough to overcome some small flaws. Continue reading Show less Talk to your kids about Families can talk about who the role models are in The Great Gilly Hopkins.
How can you tell? What makes them role models? Is Gilly a likable character? Is she easy to root for? Why or why not? How do empathy and communication help her grow?
Why are those important character strengths? What does Gilly learn about the meaning of family in the movie?
What does the movie have to say about bullying? Do you think the movie keeps to the spirit of the story?
What changes make sense? What, if anything, do you miss from the book?Feb 24, · Watch video · The Great Gilly Hopkins is a beautiful, touching film that should have gotten more attention. Although a wonderful family film, I would guess it will get seen most in middle school classrooms doing a study on the book, which it follows very closely/10(K).
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The Great Gilly Hopkins is a nice adaptation of the book by Katherine Paterson. It's well-cast. For those who haven't read the book, this is a good family movie.
And, of course, since the screenwriter is the son of the source book's author, it's clear (like with Judy Blume's Tiger Eyes) that someone who loves the story helped make The Great Gilly Hopkins.
Gilly isn't an easy main character to love, but that's part of her appeal -- she's utterly human. Oct 07, · If you—or someone you love—are in the market for an effective Young Adult tearjerker, The Great Gilly Hopkins will get the job done.
Gilly is found out, in a sense, just as she’s beginning to appreciate the good thing she’s got in Trotter and the kid and the nice blind man and all/5.