Does climate change exist? And does a character know it? Barbie, Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning Part One and Nyad met the criteria for a new challenge inspired by the famous Bechdel Test.
Fans were quick to point out: A pair of charismatic, smart, girl-power entertainment figures are up for the biggest prize in the industry. And one of the biggest nominations goes to ... Ken?
Christopher Nolan's blockbuster biopic will be up for 13 awards, followed by Poor Things with 11 and Killers of the Flower Moon with 10. Barbie, the year's highest-grossing film, got 8 nominations.
If awards season has been building toward a second match-up of Barbenheimer, this round went to Oppenheimer. It also won best director, best drama actor, best supporting actor and for best score.
Girl spending was one of the most powerful economic forces in 2023. Taylor Swift and Beyoncé concerts boosted local and national economies. World leaders begged Taylor Swift to come and perform.
Here are our editors' picks for stories from 2023 that we wish more people would see: from an elephant safari for teens to mating glaciers in Pakistan to a debate about Barbie's skin tone in India.
Taking a cue from NPR's Best Music of 2023 lists, members of the GPB News staff have compiled their favorite Georgia gems, Southern sounds, musical moments and international hits from the past 12 months.
Film projects, high-profile media coverage and a revival of their 1989 single "Closer to Fine" boosted the careers of Indigo Girls' Amy Ray and Emily Saliers in 2023. The Atlanta duo spoke with GPB about the importance of music and causes during a time of global unrest, their kinship with the city's hip hop community and all things Barbie.
Nicks introduced "Stevie Barbie" at a concert on Sunday night, and preorders sold out the next day. The doll resembles Nicks in her Rumours era, with her signature flowy sleeves and platform boots.
Going to the movies is hot again thanks to the so-called "Barbie boost." Barbie, Oppenheimer and other movies continue to rev up the summer box office. But can theaters sustain the momentum?
This summer, three women at the peak of their powers lead a spectacular pop culture revival. Barbie, Beyoncé and Taylor Swift shattered records and created a communal economy of irrational exuberance.
Greta Gerwig's film joins a high-grossing list of mostly male-directed movies, most of them with men leading the casts.
The doll is quite popular.One bakery sells half-a-dozen Barbie cakes a week! But like Barbies everywhere, she is controversial because of skin tone and the fact that not every kid can afford her.
Mattel reported financial earnings Wednesday. Impacts from the Barbie movie remain to be seen, but she still stole the show.
The Barbie movie is being celebrated (and slammed) as a feminist film, with its themes of female empowerment and critiques of the patriarchy. Can the same be said for the doll at the center of it?