John Carpenter stated he’s nonetheless shocked that he watched the Barbie film this summer time.
Throughout an interview with the Los Angeles Occasions, printed on-line Tuesday, the writer-director-composer was requested if he ever goes to a theater to look at a film. He defined that he hadn’t “been to a film shortly” however that he watches them at his home, together with the highest-grossing film of the yr, Barbie.
“I can’t imagine I watched Barbie,” Carpenter stated. “It’s simply not my technology. I had nothing to do with Barbie dolls. I didn’t know who Allan was. I imply, I can sum it up. She says, ‘I don’t have a vagina,’ after which on the finish, ‘I’m going to go to a gynecologist!’ That’s the film to me.”
The Halloween director additionally famous that some elements of Greta Gerwig’s record-breaking movie went “proper over my head.”
“I imply, there’s a patriarchy enterprise in there, however I missed that entire factor,” he instructed the outlet.
However, in all, Carpenter thought Margot Robbie’s efficiency was “fabulous” within the film.
Barbie ended up being a large success this summer time, breaking a number of data, together with turning into the highest-grossing movie ever by a feminine director. It has additionally earned over $1.4 billion on the international field workplace, making it the largest Warner Bros. film ever in North America.
Together with Robbie, the movie additionally stars Ryan Gosling, Issa Rae, Kate McKinnon, Simu Liu, Ncuti Gatwa, Michael Cera, Will Ferrell, America Ferrera, Ariana Greenblatt, Emma Mackey and Kingsley Ben-Adir.