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    Barbie Fans Unite: There's A New Movie Headed To Netflix And It Looks All Kinds Of Wholesome

    Bring on those wholesome, nostalgic vibes.

    Since things have been, well, a bit shit because of the coronavirus and the lockdown measures we've all had to take, I've found myself gravitating towards old, nostalgic movies more and more for comfort.

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    This includes the Barbie films, which I was a huge fan of while growing up. Not only were they beautifully animated and had positive messages, but the movies never failed to cheer me up.

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    To this day, I still can't pick a favourite. But, in saying that, I'll always have a soft spot for Barbie As The Princess And The Pauper, Barbie As Rapunzel and Barbie Of Swan Lake — which were my top three in a definitive ranking I did.

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    Doing this ranking was like choosing between all my babies.

    That's why I was so excited when I heard about the announcement for a new movie called Barbie Princess Adventure.

    Barbie and friend standing side by side, holding two dogs
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    I know, it sounds like something that's made for kids, right? But, the storyline sounds super topical and fresh for a Barbie movie.

    Barbie and a group of friends
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    The film describes itself as a "modern princess tale" that defies conventional fantasy tropes by focusing on self-discovery, rather than fairytale romance.

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    It'll also focus on empowerment and finding your voice in the age of social media by inspiring viewers to discover their true selves.

    A group of Barbie's friends in pyjamas and holding popcorn
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    Plus, there will be six original songs! And if it's anything like the Princess And The Pauper soundtrack, that means it's sure to be a banger.

    Basically, it sounds like wholesome vibes all around, which is just the sort of thing my mind needs during this gloomy period.

    Barbie and friend dancing
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    Here's the trailer if you want a sneak peek at all the action.

    View this video on YouTube

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    And if you're keen on watching, it'll hit Netflix (US) on September 1. If you're located in Australia, you can catch it on 9Go! on August 30 at 9 a.m. or Netflix (AU) on October 1.

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