The first teaser trailer for Barbiestarring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, and this makes things very clear that whatever this movie is, it won’t be everything Dream homes, sports cars and ken dolls. Though, there are definitely dream homes, sports cars, and Ken dolls in this short teaser. there is only Also a subversive tease About the nature of consumption and the evolution of a whole arcade in the play store. check it out.
I’m not sure what I like best about this trailer. Barbie as a monolith, or cutting the flying doll into a logo, or the little girl smashing her toys with her old doll. It’s all very strange and funny. We wonder if any part of this first part of the trailer is in the movie or if it was shot just for this teaser.
Because the second half of the trailer is, obviously, from the movie. And it’s bright, poppy, and pink, as you’d expect from a Barbie movie. But coming back from that 2001 spoof, you really have to picture writer-director Greta Gerwig swinging for the fences here. And we can’t wait.
BarbieDirected by Greta Gerwig from a screenplay by She and Noah Bombach, starring Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, America Ferrera, Simo Liu, Kate McKinnon, Alexandra Shipp, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Essa Ray, Rhea Perlman, Will Ferrell. It’s in theaters July 21, 2023.
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