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The Barbie Movie: A Feminist Bimbo Classic?

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The upcoming film 'Barbie,' which is being directed by Greta Gerwig has been garnering interest since it was announced. Let's take a look at some interesting facts about the movie:


  • The role of the iconic character, Stereotypical Barbie, will be played by Margot Robbie.
  • Ken, Barbie's love interest, will be played by Ryan Gosling.


  • The film is directed by Greta Gerwig, who is known for her work on "Lady Bird" and "Little Women."

The plot revolves around

The plot is centered around a stereotypical Barbie whose perfect life in her world of Barbieland is being destroyed as the humans playing with her lose interest.

Barbie decides to leave her artificial surroundings and venture out into the real world, accompanied by Ken.

During her journey, Barbie encounters issues such as flat feet and thoughts of death.

The movie addresses significant societal problems while still keeping Barbie's iconic pink look.

Other elements of the movie:

  • The film has received acclaim for its physical comedy and inclusion of pop culture references.
  • Nevertheless, some critics have accused the film of lacking substance and depth.

To conclude, Greta Gerwig's directorial take of the iconic Barbie's story is expected to be interesting. The inclusion of a skilled cast and director indicates that the film is anticipated to be visually compelling and thought-provoking. Whether the film will meet the expectations of its label as a classic feminist bimbo film is yet to be determined.