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"Right Over My Head": John Carpenter Shares His Bewildered Barbie Review

Legendary horror director John Carpenter claims that he didn’t understand Barbie. This year’s Greta Gerwig-directed comedy has been praised for its fresh, zany take on the classic Mattel toy. Barbie impressed not only in the prowess of its script but in its box office staying power, making over $1.4 billion at the worldwide box office to become the highest-grossing film of 2023 as of writing. Despite the generally positive reviews, the movie has also been criticized by certain audiences, who were overwhelmed by the nuanced social commentary and themes.

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