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Playing a range of roles, Margot Robbie is the real life Barbie

Happy birthday, Margot Robbie! As Margot turns 33, and with the nationwide hype surrounding her upcoming Barbie movie, now is the perfect time to celebrate one of our generation’s most iconic actresses. 

Born in Dalby, Queensland, Australia, Margot started out her performing arts career in a different way than you’d expect: she attended circus school, receiving a certificate for trapeze at the age of eight.read more.

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Holiday Toys Revisited: The Power in Barbie’s Pink

If the holidays can be counted on for one thing – regardless of region or cultural moment – it’s turning back the clock for a month or so, and offering up brightly-wrapped nostalgia. Nostalgia literally means the “pain from an old wound,” but today its connotations include both sentimentality and irreverence for the past.read more.

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The March Sisters: How Greta Gerwig Did ‘Little Women’ Justice

As Little Women (2019) is now available to purchase digitally, I’ve been pondering what it is that sets writer and director Greta Gerwig’s adaptation apart from the others before it. Obviously there is the stunning cinematography, the Oscar-winning costumes, and the fresh non-linear storyline. Gerwig’s script is vibrant and the entire cast gives fantastic performances.read more.

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‘Little Women’ leads Chicago Film Critics Awards

The Chicago Film Critics Association (CFCA) announced award winners in 19 categories Dec. 14. Chosen from a refreshingly-diverse list of nominees, Greta Gerwig’s Little Women leads the pack with four wins alongside Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite. 

Gerwig won Best Adapted Screenplay for her faithful version of Louisa May Alcott’s beloved 1868 novel.read more.

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Why we need Greta Gerwig’s ‘Little Women’

Late in the story of Louisa May Alcott’s March sisters, first published in 1868, old friends Theodore Laurence and Josephine March are reunited after being separated by years and continents.

“‘How good it sounds to hear you call me Teddy,’” Alcott writes. “‘No one ever calls me that but you,’” and Laurie sat down with an air of great contentment.”read more.

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‘Little Women’ generating Oscar buzz for Gerwig, Ronan

Director and screenwriter Greta Gerwig is already generating Oscar buzz for her new take on Louisa May Alcott’s timeless novel, Little Women, starring Saoirse Ronan as feisty writer Jo March along with a stellar supporting cast: Florence Pugh, Timothee Chalamet, Laura Dern, Meryl Streep, Emma Watson and Eliza Scanlen.read more.

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