Life in plastic? It’s Fabulous — Even Without the Reproductive Organs greta gerwigIs new barbie The film will be ready to prove it.
filmmaker and margot robbiewho stars in the upcoming blockbuster based on Mattel’s iconic line of dolls, recently addressed why the movie leaned into a key part of the toy’s anatomy: breasts without nipples and canes with smooth bulges.
“You feel there’s something there, which is part of the allure,” said Gerwig, who co-wrote the film with her Noah BaumbachSaid the trend In a new cover story. “It’s not clear how this all works. But it is not without intrigue.”
Warner Bros. Ryan Gosling and Margot Robbie in ‘Barbie’
To illustrate the issue, the magazine pointed to a scene in the film in which Kane (Ryan Gosling) asks Barbie (Robbie) if he can “stay over” for the night but the pair then conclude that they are not sure why they feel compelled to sleep in the same place.
“I’m like, ‘Well, she’s a doll. She’s a plastic doll. She doesn’t have organs. If she doesn’t have organs, she doesn’t have reproductive organs. If she doesn’t have reproductive organs, does she? Will you feel sexual desire too?’ No, I don’t think she can,” Robbie explained about her take on Barbie’s sexuality. “She’s sensual. But she should never Happen Sensual. People can project sex onto her… yes, she can wear short skirts, but because it’s fun and pink. Not because she wanted you to see her butt.”
While we know few specifics about Gerwig and Baumbach’s story, the first pair of teaser trailers for the film previewed what looks to be a satirical tale about Robbie’s titular character traveling from Barbieland to the real world, where He encounters a toy company mogul (Will Ferrell) and a woman (American Ferrera) who change the course of his life. referred to the footage Stanley Kubrick‘S 2001: A Space Odyssey and showcased dazzling choreography and an eye-catching color palette.
barbie – including the stars simu liuMichael Cera, Issa RaeKate McKinnon and Pop Star dua lipa Opens in theaters July 21 — as a mix of Kens and Barbies with different quirks.
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