The 19 films we’re most excited for in 2023

Margot Robbie as Barbie.

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Anybody not already intrigued to the purpose of obsession with Greta Gerwig’s “Barbie” film from the on-set paparazzi photographs of Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling as Barbie and Ken ought to have been absolutely satisfied by the uproarious, “2001”-quoting teaser trailer. Particulars are nonetheless scarce on what the story of the film really is, however from the imagery accessible to this point and realizing the script was co-written by Gerwig and Noah Baumbach, all indicators level to it being a glowing subversion of gender and id. With a jam-packed supporting forged that features Issa Rae, Simu Liu, Ncuti Gatwa, Kate McKinnon, Will Ferrell, America Ferrera, Michael Cera, Hari Neff, Rhea Perlman, Emerald Fennell, Kingsley Ben-Adir and plenty of extra, if something, expectations could now be operating too excessive for this film to be essentially the most enjoyable and smartest film ever primarily based on a legacy model of plastic kids’s toys. —Mark Olsen