Barbie cast turns London Eye pink to celebrate movie premiere
Hollywood feels more like the center of the universe than ever this week as the release of the two biggest movies of the year coincides with a historic actors strike.
Predictions for Greta Gerwig Barbie doll and by Christopher Nolan Oppenheimer reached a fever pitch before its simultaneous release on July 21.
axis reported this week that theaters in Texas, Washington DC and Atlanta have sold out of tickets for the Margot Robbie-led movie about the popular toy doll.
Meanwhile, Oppenheimer star Matt Damon has spoken personally about his decision to star in the film, after he promised his wife he would take a break from acting in couples therapy.
OppenheimerHowever, the London premiere was cut short due to the cast leaving early to prepare for the SAG-AFTRA strike order, which began a few hours after the premiere.
The Actors Guild has joined the Writers Guild of America, which has been on strike since early May, demanding an increase in base pay and residuals in the era of streaming television, plus guarantees that their work will not be replaced by AI.
The Independent calls ‘Barbie’ an ‘almost magical achievement’
independence‘S Barbie doll The review was just released and boy is it a fan of our reviewer Clarisse Loughrey.
In his five-star review, Loughrey called Gerwig’s film “one of the most innovative, perfectly crafted, and most surprising mainstream films in recent memory – a testament to those what can be achieved even in the deepest interior of capitalism”.
“Barbie doll is fun from minute to minute. But it’s where the movie ends that really cements Gerwig’s near-magical track record,” Loughrey teased.
Read the full review here:
Tom MurrayJuly 14, 2023 00:31
How long are ‘Barbie’ and ‘Oppenheimer’?
Christopher Nolan is not known for his afternoon short films and Oppenheimer makes no difference, a chronograph with a run time of exactly three hours.
Awesome Gerwig Barbie dollmeanwhile, is a more manageable hour and 54 minutes long.
Tom MurrayJuly 19, 2023 01:20
Oppenheimer Introduces Florence Pugh and Cillian Murphy’s ‘Full Nudity’
Oppenheimer There’s an important extra episode involving the nuclear scientist’s relationship with psychiatrist and doctor Jean Tatlock, played by Florence Pugh.
In a recent report, it was claimed that movie protagonists Cillian Murphy and Pugh had “long-lasting full nudity” scenes together, and that makes Oppenheimer one of the rare Nolan films to deal with a significant interest in sex and relationships.
Tom MurrayJuly 18, 2023 23:19
Watch: Margot Robbie Says It Only Takes One Question To Get John Cena In The Barbie Movie
Margot Robbie says it only takes one question to put John Cena in a Barbie movie
Tom MurrayJuly 18, 2023 22:11
According to Mark Ronson, how does the Barbie soundtrack come together?
“You know the Chicago (Disco Demolition), where people burned their disco, Saturday night fever hit the top and the poor Bee Gees were like, ‘All we want to do is make people dance! What did we do wrong?’ that is Barbie doll” said Ronson Related press.
“I’ve never actually run something production before,” he said. “I love this movie. We’ve got a great partner in Atlantic Records.”
“And then scoring, but it learned a lot on the job. It’s still a job I’ve never really done before. … It’s fun to show people different scenes and make them dream big.
Tom MurrayJuly 18, 2023 21:40
Watch: Issa Rae says she can’t wait to ‘burn’ in pink Barbie clothes
Issa Rae says she can’t wait to ‘burn’ Barbie’s pink clothes
Tom MurrayJuly 18, 2023 21:24
Cillian Murphy mentions Danny Boyle’s ’28 Days Later’ sequel update
In June, 28 days later Director Danny Boyle and screenwriter Alex Garland revealed plans to make a sequel to their 2000 hit horror film.
Oppenheimer star Murphy played the lead role of Jim in the horror film, released in 2000, about survivors of an incurable virus that is ravaging the world.
In an interview with independence This week, Murphy said he would be “available immediately” if given the opportunity to reprise his role.
Tom MurrayJuly 18, 2023 20:55
Norwegian mayor admits to keeping Tom Cruise’s stunt car secret
Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One was also released in cinemas this month.
This week, a mayor in Norway who is said to have destroyed the motorbikes used in the latest Tom Cruise film admitted he keeps them as a memento.
The stunt was filmed on Mount Helsetkopen in Stranda in September 2020 and features Cruise riding a motorcycle off a cliff before pulling a parachute.
“A mayor in Stranda doesn’t always follow the rules and regulations,” he explained mischievously in an interview.
Tom MurrayJuly 18, 2023 20:20
How does the SAG-AFTRA strike affect Barbie and Oppenheimer?
Following its strike announcement, SAG sent a memo to all of its members prohibiting them from promoting any upcoming projects.
This meant publicity events, including interviews, had to be put on hold for the two blockbusters.
“I am very supportive of all unions and I am part of the SAG, so I will fully support them,” Robbie said at Barbie dollpremiere in London.
Fortunately, ads for these movies have been so ubiquitous that the past few days will likely have little effect on their box office performance. Harder hit will be movies coming out in August, including DC Comics’ green beetle (out August 18) and Denzel Washington’s 3 . Equalizer (September 1st).
Read more about how strikes will affect you here:
Tom MurrayJuly 18, 2023 19:54
Video: Cillian Murphy says ‘paid the price’ for playing scientist J Robert Oppenheimer
Cillian Murphy says ‘there’s been a price to pay’ for playing scientist J Robert Oppenheimer
Tom MurrayJuly 18, 2023 19:10