21 Jul, 2024
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China’s ‘Barbie’ Sparks Contentious Conversations on Feminism and Patriarchy

In a cultural landscape that is evolving rapidly, the release of the movie ‘Barbie’ in China has sparked a fascinating and multifaceted dialogue about feminism, gender roles, and societal attitudes.  Directed by Greta Gerwig, the film presents a satirical take on Mattel’s iconic doll, bringing forth themes of female empowerment and societal expectations.  The movie’s […]

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Barbie Faces Cultural Critique: Kuwait Bans, Lebanon Reviews Iconic Doll Movie

Greta Gerwig’s ‘Barbie’ movie has taken the global box office by storm, surpassing the remarkable milestone of $1 billion in ticket sales.  However, this glittering success is accompanied by a contentious journey, with some countries refusing to embrace the film due to concerns over its impact on local values and traditions. One notable absence from […]