Issa Rae

Barbie review: literal feminist fable

Margot Robbie in and as Barbie

Greta Gerwig expertly and hilariously sketches out the problems with our male-dominated world—but with zero subtlety. Akhil Arora When I first heard that the writer-director behind Lady Bird and the most recent Little Women movie adaptation had been picked to give us a live-action feature-length take on Barbie, I figured I knew what to expect. […]

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Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse review: brilliant but botched

Shameik Moore as Spider-Man/Miles Morales in Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

The sequel to the Oscar-winning original is mature, wilder, and more ambitious—but it’s ultimately one half of a movie.

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