by Isy Jordan


Director: Greta Gerwig
Starring:Margo Robbie, Ryan Gosling, Issa Rae, Kate McKinnon, America Ferrera, and more.

Barbie suffers a crisis that leads her to question her world and her existence.

At first, I wasn't entirely convinced, but as the movie rolled on, it became an unexpected blend of fun and thought-provoking material. "Barbie" is not just your run-of-the-mill film; it's genuinely original, and that's a first for a Barbie-themed story. Kudos to Greta Gerwig for crafting a unique filmmaking style specifically for this movie. Her unconventional editing and the so-called "cringe" scenes actually turned out to be hilarious to me.

The cast? Stellar. Sure, we all knew Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling would steal the show, but let's not forget the equally awesome performances by Will Ferrell, Simu Liu, and the rest. As for the music, while Nicki Minaj and Ice Spice's "Barbie World" felt like a total miss, Billie Eilish's hauntingly beautiful track "What Was I Made For?" was a game-changer, fitting perfectly into a key scene.

Now, the film has its quirks and minor flaws, but they added to its overall charm. In fact, they made the movie more entertaining and vibrant. It's the kind of flick that I can see myself enjoying even more the second time around. So, is "Barbie" worth a watch? Absolutely. If you've ever doubted a live-action Barbie movie could work, this one proves it's possible when you've got the right blend of script, direction, and acting talent. It's a hearty recommendation from me.


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