Barbie and Oppenheimer shouldn’t have anything in common. One is a nostalgic trip with Barbie into the ‘real’ world, the other is an epic thriller about the inventor of the atomic bomb. Yet, their simultaneous release has resulted in a film frenzy and cinemas pushing double features. In today’s deep dive we’ll discuss what’s caused this phenomenon, and whether ‘Barbenheimer’ ticket sales could be enough to revive Australian cinema.
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