Kit Kittredge: American Girl Or Capitalist Pawn? Is There A Difference?

It's hard out there for a living, breathing American girl. It's a morass of mixed messages, A.O. Scott points out in a Times think piece about Kit Kittredge, the Abigail Breslin-helmed American Girl doll-based movie coming out this week. "Who are you supposed to be, or to avoid becoming? A nerd? A ditz? A flirt? A… » 6/30/08 3:30pm 6/30/08 3:30pm