Dog’s Movie House: “Barbie” A Layered, Funny, Clever Film About The Soul Of A Toy!

“Ideas are forever! People are definitely not!” This line is spoken Ruth (Rhea Perlman) to Barbie (Margot Robbie) near the end of the film and it got me thinking about the many, many ideas Greta Gerwig’s take on the iconic toy. It’s a highly original piece of cinema and more thought provoking than a movie about a busty doll should ever even think of being. Credit to Gerwig and writing partner (as well as husband) Noah Baumbach for crafting a film that is both enjoyable and thought provoking at the same time.

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