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Barbie vs Oppenheimer latest news: Greta Gerwig makes history with biggest box office opening for a female director

Barbie cast turns London Eye pink to celebrate movie premiere

Greta Gerwig broke the domestic box office record of a female director with Barbie doll is on track to earn $155 million in its North American opening weekend.

The film has surpassed Patty Jenkins’ $103.3 million domestic opening. Wonderful woman and the $153 million opening weekend of 2019 Captain Marvel, based on Hollywood Reporter.

Cinemas around the world are busier than ever on weekends thanks to the simultaneous release of movies Barbie doll And Oppenheimer, with excitement for Gerwig and Christopher Nolan’s respective blockbusters going to flourish.

While OppenheimerThe critical rating of has blown over Barbie doll With a near-perfect score on Rotten Tomato, the latter, starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, surpassed the box office receipts of the Cillian Murphy-starred biopic.

Impressively, Barbie is currently on track to gross $155 million, with Nolan’s TV series grossing $80.5 million in North America. Internationally, both films had a huge global debut of $337 million (Barbie doll) and $174.2 million (Oppenheimer) corresponding.

Meanwhile, speaking in a new interview with independenceNolan describes Oppenheimer is “the biggest movie I’ve made”. Murphy admitted to having difficulty watching the film due to seeing his face projected on the screen, but admitted that the film was “designed” to be “viewed with an audience”.


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According to local reports, the country’s Punjab province has halted the release of the film due to “offensive content”.

peonyJuly 24, 2023 13:30


Christopher Nolan says Oppenheimer is ‘the greatest movie I’ve ever made’

independence sit down with both Nolan and Cillian Murphy to discuss Oppenheimer.

During the chat, Nolan discussed the new film as well as his future as a director while Murphy admitted, “I love watching Christopher Nolan movies when I’m not in.

Read the full interview here.

peonyJuly 24, 2023 13:00


Oppenheimer’s sex scene is controversial among Hindu right-wing groups in India

In the scene, Pugh’s character Jean Tatlock stops during intercourse and picks up a copy of the Bhagavad Gita, one of Hinduism’s holiest scriptures, and asks Murphy, who stars as Dr. J Robert Oppenheimer, to read from it.

The scene sparked outrage among Hindu wing groups, with a politician from India’s Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) calling the film a “disturbing attack on Hinduism”. He alleged it was “part of a larger conspiracy by anti-Hindu forces”.

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Mission: Impossible struggles at the box office against Barbenheimer’s record-breaking power

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On the second weekend, Christopher McQuarrie’s Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One fell 64% to $19.5m (£15m) as compared to Barbie doll And Oppenheimer.

peonyJuly 24, 2023 12:30


Robert Downey Jr praises Cillian Murphy’s ‘great sacrifice’ for ‘terrible’ role of Oppenheimer

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peonyJuly 24, 2023 12:15


The Story Behind Greta Gerwig .’s How I Met Your Mother spin-off

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After these major hits, Gerwig was cast in a spin-off of the hit comedy series How I meet your Mother, plans to follow a woman named Sophie (Gerwig) as she recounts the story of how she met her son’s father.

Sadly, the project was bound to fail, with Gerwig’s pilot sadly never appearing in a full series.

peonyJuly 24, 2023 12:00


Mattel accused of ‘surreptitious marketing’ after giving free Barbie dolls in school

Mattel has sparked criticism for “sneaky marketing” to children after a new program gave away free Barbie dolls in schools, a move that medical experts say reinforces damaging gender stereotypes.

The toy maker launched a ‘Barbie Friendship School’ program this year, in which free Barbie dolls are given to around 150,000 pupils in 700 schools across the UK to teach social skills.

peonyJuly 24, 2023 11:30


Too gay, too weird, too pregnant: The most controversial Barbie dolls in history

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peonyJuly 24, 2023 11:00


Barbie Review: The Almost Magical Achievement of Greta Gerwig and Margot Robbie

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