Screen Time

Kathryn Reklis explores film, TV, and more

The Barbie conversation

What started as a summer feel-good movie has opened discussions about embodiment, death, feminist utopias, and whether change can come through consumer goods.

All in with Wes Anderson

Asteroid City might be the most Anderson of all his films, and I came to it like an acolyte who is doubting the mystery.

Welcome to the commodity biopic

These movies about influential consumer objects aren’t really origin stories at all.

It’s me, Margaret’s mom

Judy Blume’s gift to the world is her insistence that young people can be trusted as capable moral agents.

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