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Pixar and Disney Compete with Barbie for Summer Smash

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After what seemed like an eon of box-office bombs, Disney comes out swinging again withĀ Inside Out 2Ā (2024). Not only has the film by director Kelsey Mann surpassed expectations, but it has scored a multi-million-dollar win for both Walt Disney Pictures and Pixar Animation Studios. With an opening weekend of $155 million at the box office, Pixar’s return to Riley’s head ...

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Marvel Star Simu Liu Refuses To Let Ryan Gosling Take the Spotlight

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Marvel star Simu Liu was first introduced to fans in 2021’sĀ Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten RingsĀ as the newest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe lineup, Shang-Chi. He reached a wider audience this summer by starring alongside Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling in Warner Bros.’sĀ Barbie. Liu portrayed another version of Ken, one who acts as the biggest competition to ...

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ā€˜Barbie 2ā€™ Starring Margot Robbie Future Confirmed

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In the summer of 2023, the world was enchanted by the dazzling and whimsical world of Barbie (2023), a film that not only brought the iconic doll to life but also catapulted Margot Robbie into a new realm of stardom. Directed by Greta Gerwig, the movie explored Barbie Land, a utopia where perfection reigned supreme, except for the occasional existential ...

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Angry Fans Place Snow White’s Future on ‘Barbie’ Director’s Shoulders

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There might just be a savior waiting in the wings for the much-maligned upcomingĀ Snow WhiteĀ film — and that savior just wrapped up a little film known asĀ Barbie! The new 2023 summer film called Barbie has become a cultural phenomenon, and director Greta Gerwig is the woman being credited with a great deal of the film’s success (although potential PiratesĀ star Margot ...

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Latest Hollywood Triumph Undermines Critique of Disney’s “Woke” Failures

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Anyone who has kept up with the Walt Disney Company knows that it hasn’t exactly had the greatest year on record for box office successes. The company has a growing list of expensive blockbuster films that have underperformed in terms of profit. Many critics have cited Disney’s “woke” policies as the reason for these consistent financial disappointments. The “go woke, ...

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Disney’s ‘Haunted Mansion’ Just Got Run Over By ‘Barbenheimer’

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Disney had high hopes for its $150 millionĀ Haunted Mansion (2023) remake. The film’s stars came out for a special Guest appearance at the actual Haunted Mansion at Disneyland, but that was before the SAG-AFTRA strike. The movie’s premiere saw only Disney characters, not some of the film’s stars, walk the red carpet. And then Haunted MansionĀ was released and ran into ...

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Barbie Or Ariel? Iconic Heroines Clash at the Box Office

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The new live-action Barbie film, which stars Disney-loving Canadian actor Ryan Gosling and Australian actress Margot Robbie, has been highly-anticipated by movie enthusiasts. The film follows Barbie, the iconic character who started the Barbie doll phenomenon of old (and whose dolls have since been replaced by new iterations of the iconic toy dolls). With colorful and frothy trailers filling TV ...

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Famous Mickey Mouse Club Alum Featured on the ā€˜Barbieā€™ Movie Soundtrack

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Pegged as the movie of the summer, there’s a lot of buzz in Barbie Land. Barbie fans haven’t been this excited about a real-life feature film since Tyra Banks and Linsday Lohan starred in Disney’s Life-Size in 2000. With Margot Robbie stepping (without bending) into the shoes of America’s favorite doll, the upcoming film has already generated media attention. While ...

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Barbie and He-Man Are Coming For Mickey’s Crown

We all have those special childhood memories of some of our favorite toys. Whether they were waiting for us under the Christmas tree, or we got them for that special birthday. Some toys, though, span generations, like Barbie, American Girl, Star Wars, and Mickey Mouse. Those are the ones that last and sometimes become even more popular. Now, the company ...

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Disney Princesses Get Surprising ‘Barbie’ Upgrades From Mattel

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BarbieĀ has been the talk of the town lately — at least, the new movie about Barbie has — but last year, the original Barbie dolls were also a hot topic for a big reason. Mattel, the doll and toy company that was famous for making Barbie dolls, finally reclaimed its rights to Disney Barbie dolls after the doll and toy ...

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