Holy hell what a fantastic film to see for my last show at my first Sundance. This was easily the most captivating and cinematic film of Sundance 2018. The girls fucking killed it and even if they don't go on to act in anything else, they're superb actors. The Q&A was like an extra comedy show after the movie.
Todd Haynes surprising the entire audience at Sundance by screening the digital restoration of this during his talk with Richard Linklater and Christine Vachon was very possibly the highlight of this weekend for me.
It's funny, yet all at once there's a sadness underneath. You may not realize it right away, but by the end, you'll be thinking that these Barbies give a great performance.
Personal and universal all at once. Not perfect, but charming enough to cover all its flaws. Kayla is a fantastic character and Elsie brings so much life to her. I highly encourage everyone to check this out when it gets a wider release, especially if you went through school recently or are deeply familiar with the social problems of being young on the internet.
After The film was over and I was preparing to walk back out into the cold,…
So, this is the first movie I saw with MoviePass! And boy am I glad, I would not have willingly paid money for this. I felt so much apathy towards this movie that I'm not even sure how to rate it. I mean... Zac Efron was good and some of the shots of buildings were really picturesque, but it was so boring. So intensely forgettable.
The songs sounded like those Fall-Out Boy songs that you hear once and blend together…