This film made my Barbie obsessed inner child so so happy, and for that it gets five unapologetic stars. I smiled, I laughed, I cried, etc. It was bold and goofy and thoughtful and smart - everything you expect out of a Greta Gerwig film, but pink and much more expensive production design!!
Of course, the shady ethics of capitalism and consumer culture linger insidiously in the background and there’s inevitably some cognitive dissonance in one’s enjoyment there, but I…