Is Barbie really good? The first responses to Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling movie are here
Barbie’s reviews have arrived! Thanks to its VERY excited marketing crew, maybe the most hyped-up movie ever has some major glittery pink huge shoes to fill – but has the Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling movie lived up to the hype?
In short, yeah! Early reviews have been quite excellent, with Ryan’s performance receiving special praise. One Twitter user stated, “#Barbie is Ryan Gosling’s best role to date—Greta Gerwig takes everything that has made him great in his previous films and combines them into a Super-Gosling.” The Oscar excitement is real, and if it occurs, it will be one of the most exciting and inventive nominations in recent memory.”
“#Barbie was a deeply cathartic experience,” a third individual said. Greta delivers the story with fun and emotion about the industrialization of art/iconography developing sensitivity rather than individualism. I was laughing at Gosling’s himbo Ken in one scene and crying in the next. “A timeless classic.”
Greta Gerwig, who directed the new film, spoke to The Guardian about it, adding, “The notion of Barbie Land. Barbie herself holds back and appears in a variety of forms. The notion that one’s self is distributed among many individuals, that all of these ladies are Barbie and Barbie is all of these women.
“To begin with, that’s fairly strange. And the sensation that she is one with her surroundings. That there is absolutely no interior life. Because there’s no reason to develop an interior existence.”
Fans have also praised Ryan’s press tour for the film, with one commenting, “Kind of cool how in Ryan Gosling’s Ken we have the positive version of a method actor becoming the joker.” Every public relations quote he gives is unintelligible. He tried the Barbie approach, and now his brain doesn’t operate.”