HE: "I haven't seen Barbie, of course, but I can sense where it's coming from and what it is. It's very much a feminist film, obviously. That said I should just keep my mouth shut until the moment of truth. All I know for sure is that the Barbie toy line is first and foremost a metaphor about a kind of idealized (or suppressed) way of living and thinking for pretty little girly girls of a bygone era."