Greta Gerwig’s Barbie Comes to Theaters
The latest movie starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling as Barbie and Ken, respectively, is now playing in theaters. Supporting them is an ensemble cast of America Ferrera, Kate McKinnon, Issa Rae, Rhea Perlman, and Will Ferrell.
A Powerful Message of Empowerment
The film culminates in a powerful message of self-acceptance and empowerment. Barbie (Robbie) is at the forefront of a rebellion in Barbieland, and is able to reconcile with Ken (Gosling) while exploring self-discovery and gender equality. In the end, she chooses to become a human in the real world, and takes on the name Barbara Handler.
Barbara Handler in the Real World
In the real world, some time after the movie, Barbara is taken by Gloria (Sasha’s mother) and her family to her first day of school. Here, she is able to embrace her new identity and use it to spread a message of self-acceptance and empowerment.
Greta Gerwig’s Barbie is an inspiring film that promotes self-acceptance, empowerment, and gender equality. In the end, Barbie is able to become human and take on the name Barbara Handler in the real world. Here, she is able to spread her message of self-acceptance and empowerment.