From the very instant that update of a movie made after the children’s toy fixture formed by American toy firm MATTEL made the rounds online, fixation on the bright-pink world of high-camp plastic fantasy quickly conquered social media and brought about a resurgence of interest in the Barbiecore phenomenon.
Suffice it to say, momentum has now gotten a fever terrain with the current entrance of the Barbie movie’s ‘main’ trailer hours earlier, featuring a gloriously supersized world of make-believe that fans have originated to suppose from the prevalent franchise, along with extremely witty, self-aware humor in 2 minutes and 40 seconds.
Dua Lipa releases ‘Dance the Night’ video, Barbie
The collaborative cast, which consists of Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling playing the titular classic blonde Barbie and Ken dolls, are perceived as living out their lives in a continually pink-tinged SoCal cul-de-sac wonderland, occupied by several dissimilar reiterations of Barbies and Kens as represented by the be fond of Issa Rae, Hari Nef, Simu Liu, amongst others
But effects then initiate to take a turn for flaxen bombshell Barbie when crashes fragment in her world of play-pretend. A sequinned, designed dance party set to a bespoke soundtrack, as Ken #2 Simu Liu designates it, comes to a grinding halt when Barbie unusually asks, “You everybody ever think about dying?”This unexpected acknowledgment of humanity ultimately spirals into a rabbit hole of existentialism for Barbie, which is only supplementary exacerbated when she could no extended walk or stand on the balls of her feet, to the screaming horror of her friends. And think of the Dream House short of stairs? Well, she’s not detached her way up and downcast amongst floors anymore, either. Uh-oh.
She is then obtainable with two choices — to remain living her Truman Show fantasy in heels or research into the ‘real world’ in Birkenstocks.
“The first one. The high heel,” says Barbie. The soundtrack of summer, all in one movie
The chief trailer’s statement also comes to an agreement with the announcement of the movie’s very own soundtrack, containing a title track from Dua Lipa titled Dance The Night, as well as other contributions from some of popular music’s substantial hitters, together with Ava Max, Charli XCX, Dominic Fike, Fifty Fifty, Gayle, Haim, and many more.
And in the circumstance of the heading track, a suitably Barbie-themed music video also debuted, which included the supposed pop star in concert in the role of yet one more additional-universe Barbie.Outfitted in select key parts from her recent La Vacanza partnership with the house of Versace that debuted in Cannes, Dua sashays her method across a vividly pink set preserved under disco starlight as she tells her viewers to ‘Watch me dance, dance the night away’. We’re calling it, this is 2023’s summer anthem.
The Barbie movie is predictable to see an international release in cinemas on 21 July, 2023.