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‘Barbie’ Woke Propaganda Push Already Under Way?

Fawning stories pushing film's snarky trailer just a hint of what's to come

Remember “Ghostbusters?”

No, not the 1984 classic but the 2016 reboot as well as the media maelstrom surrounding it. The female-led update became an instant Culture War battle, with journalists taking sides in the conflict.

Do we even need to say which side they were on?

Story after story propped the film up, both sight unseen and after it hit theaters. Critic Richard Roeper said his fellow critics graded the film on a curve.

Now, it’s “Barbie’s” turn.

Barbie | Teaser Trailer

The 2023 “Barbie” feature, based on the iconic Mattel toy, stars Margot Robbie as the title character. The project sprung to life all the way back in 2014, and far-Left comic Amy Schumer originally planned to star in the feature.

She later backed out, suggesting her vision for the film didn’t align with the studio’s interpretation. Now, finally, the film is slated for a July 2023 release along with a starry cast including Ryan Gosling, Simu Liu, Will Ferrell and “Ghostbusters” alum Kate McKinnon.

The film’s first teaser trailer dropped this week, spoofing “2001: A Space Odyssey” while giving nothing away about the film’s plot, tone or hook. That’s Marketing 101, an effective tease that leaves audiences curious to see more.

To BuzzFeed, though, the trailer is proof that “Barbie” is the next blockbuster. Why?

The far-Left site uses a few Tweets to suggest audiences are flocking to see “Avatar: The Way of Water” just to watch the “Barbie” trailer. Yes, the same one they can see on their smart phones, tablets and laptops.


A three-hour Avatar sequel? Yawn. A trailer that might finally explain what the hell Greta Gerwig’s Barbie movie is about? Get into my pink convertible, losers, we’re going to the movies.

… many moviegoers say they only have eyes for Barbie, which has teased us with an absolutely stacked cast (Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, Will Ferrell, Simu Liu, and Ncuti Gatwa, to name a few), candy-colored publicity stills, and zero details about the plot.

The article leavens the hook by acknowledging those Twitter users are likely joking, but the woke site Mary Sue does no such thing. That article expands the story to include the “Oppenheimer” trailer, the teaser for director Christopher Nolan’s 2023 release.

The Yahoo! Entertainment story on the “Barbie” trailer’s release includes this description in the headline: “I Love It Already.” The fawning doesn’t end there, though.

And based on the early Twitter reaction, this movie may just launch a franchise to compete with Cameron’s blue cat people.

The 2009 blockbuster “Avatar” earned $785 million stateside. The sequel, “Avatar: The Way of Water,” is expected to generate $120-150 million this weekend … alone.

No sane observer expects “Barbie” to make anything close to those figures (nor must it to be deemed successful).

So why the positive spin from a supposedly neutral press?

Scribes hope “Barbie” is the next woke cineblast, much like they craved “Ghostbusters” would be before the film cost its studio $70 million.

The signs are obvious.

Director/co-writer Greta Gerwig’s feminist bona fides are on the record.

Greta Gerwig on the Empowerment of '20th Century Women'

The film reportedly boasts multiple versions of Barbie and Ken, featuring actors of different races to be more inclusive.

Co-star Ferrell told the Wall Street Journal the film addressed how women are treated in society and the Patriarchy in general.

We still have no idea what the finished product will look like. Gerwig and co. may weave satire into the IP in ways that delight audiences of all ages and backgrounds. She previously delivered the critically hailed “Lady Bird” and “Little Women” remake. The actress-turned-auteur’s talents are clear.

Or, her film could wield a feminist cudgel and sap the fun out of the toy franchise.

For now, the media will be supporting the film in the not-so-grand “Ghostbusters” tradition. And we all know how that turned out.


  1. “they only have eyes for Barbie, which has teased us with an absolutely stacked cast”

    Ha! I get it, I see what they did there…”stacked” cast indeed.

  2. Yeah, good luck with it not being made into a woke hammer. I will continue to let them bleed money. I have no reason to watch what they make. I’ll play video games instead.

  3. The film reportedly boasts multiple versions of Barbie and Ken, featuring actors of different races to be more inclusive.

    Are you so RACIST that you don’t know (or care) that Black Barbie is FORTY EFFING YEARS OLD? Why would you say this is to be “more inclusive” when IN REALITY where NON RACIST people live this is a DECADES OLD part of Barbie lore? You racists claim to be fans of the “lore” right? You claim that you have no problem with black characters “only when it violates the “LORE” you whine like filthy bigots. Well this is PART OF THE LORE FOR MOST OF YOUR MISERABLE MISBEGOTTEN LIVES. And yet you wrote THAT. Gotcha racist!

  4. To be fair to empowerment of “women,” Barbie needs to be a transgender. To be truthful, females are being put back into second class status by allowing biological males to impersonate women.

    1. You are absolutely correct. Why are women allowing biological males to use their bathrooms and showers?

      1. Using that same logic, a trans man that has transitioned should be in the women’s bathroom. The only reason you bring it up is because you want to use a strawman to win your stupid argument.

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