Taking to Instagram, she shared a poster of the film on her stories and wrote, “I enjoyed the movie! Don’t understand the ‘negativity’ surrounding it #unnecessarybash #barbiemovie.”
‘Barbie’ is directed by Greta Gerwig. Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling star as stereotypical versions of Barbie and Ken, who are on a quest to leave the world of Barbieland and find themselves in the real world. The cast also includes Issa Rae, Dua Lipa, Simu Liu, Michael Cera, Helen Mirren, John Cena and Will Ferrell.
Recently, television star Juhi Parmar called Greta Gerwig’s film. In a long post on her Instagram account, she slammed the movie and said that she and her daughter walked out of it after 10-15 minutes.
The film clashed with Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer at the box office.
Reportedly, Greta’s directorial ‘Barbie’ collected US$155 million in its opening weekend, making it the biggest debut ever for a film directed by a woman. ‘Captain Marvel’, co-directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, previously won the title after earning $153 million from Wonderma in 2011. Patty JenkinsIn 2017, it became the record holder for a film directed by a woman with a US$103 million debut. ‘Barbie’ has set several box office records, including the biggest opening weekend of the year – ‘The Super Mario Bros Movie’ ($146 million).
‘Barbie’ cost $145 million, not including a marketing campaign that catapulted the film into the mainstream long before it hit theaters. Gerwig, the Oscar-nominated director of ‘Lady Bird’ and ‘Little Women,’ co-wrote the film with Noah Baumbach.