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Jan 9Liked by Liz Plank

How the flagrant misunderstanding of the Barbie movie proves the thesis of the Barbie movie is perhaps one of its greatest achievements. Also, blaming others for jokes you are telling to a televised audience, who is the plastic doll now Jo?

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exactly! tell me you didn't watch the barbie movie without telling me you didn't watch the barbie movie!

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Jan 9Liked by Liz Plank

He took a job that he is under qualified for, and lied to get (about watching the nominated shows/movies), and then blamed and complained to try to get out of it.

I hope somehow some good comes from this for women and many people of color that were overshadowed by this man.

There were some great wins, like Lily Gladstone for Best female actor in a film and Ali Wong’s Beef winning for Best Limited TV series (and many more), and it’s sad that Jo Koy (who I literally had never heard of) is taking any of the press away from them. I know he apologized and made excuses, but I hope he takes further action, like elevating women in his upcoming world tour and giving them a stage they don’t have access to (but should have, as they have substantially more talent).

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i love your perspective crystal!!

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Jan 9Liked by Liz Plank

So disappointing. Didn't someone review some of his material before he was on stage??

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Jan 8Liked by Liz Plank

That was PAINFUL!

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for everyone involved!!

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I feel like 2023 was a really bad year for Hollywood. Aside from a few hits like Barbie and Oppenheimer, it an unmitigated disaster. It seems like there was just one flop after another after another.

People are starting to get sick of remakes and unwanted sequels. And they are absolutely fed up with superhero movies!

Barbie was one of the few good movies all year.

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you're right... the fact that oppenheimer didn't even pass the bechdel test...

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Jan 8Liked by Liz Plank

We've even coined a new term for it - Flopbuster

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done and done

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