Can somebody cross the tissues?
Greta Gerwig’s highly-anticipated movie Barbie has lastly arrived, with tens of millions of film followers flocking to theaters of their greatest Barbiecore appears for a hilarious, nostalgic journey into Barbieland. Whereas the film did present the laugh-out-loud moments and musical numbers that the trailer promised, it was additionally a considerate examination of the enduring doll’s controversial legacy, the contradicting requirements girls dwell underneath in patriarchal society, the complicated love between moms and daughters, and the existential expertise of being human. The actually jam-packed blockbuster wraps up with an ending that has elicited each tears and laughs from audiences.
As anticipated throughout record-breaking opening weekend, Barbie viewers flocked to social media to share their reactions to the movie, which have ranged from nuanced critiques to summaries of the standout scenes to the beginnings of what’s going to probably grow to be the yr’s greatest memes. We have rounded up one of the best tweets, beneath.
First off, there’s some glowing raves for Gerwig’s script, the Barbieland set design, and leads Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, and America Ferrera’s performances (in addition to some much-deserved love for Barbieland’s stealth hero):
In fact, many followers are commiserating over the emotional core of the movie:
A number of memes have already emerged from the movie’s relatable moments, however the trending frontrunner is… Despair Barbie!
Amongst all of the hype, a lot of the Web is in settlement: We’ll be shopping for one other ticket to Barbieland very, very quickly.
Quinci LeGardye is an LA-based freelance author who covers tradition, politics, and psychological well being by a Black feminist lens. When she isn’t writing or checking Twitter, she’s in all probability watching the newest Okay-drama or giving a live performance efficiency in her automobile.