Barbie: Star Light Adventure

Movie review by Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 5+

Smart heroine saves the galaxy in outer space adventure.

NR 2016 79 minutes

Parents say

age 5+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 2+

Based on 1 review

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age 10+

Why does the mom always have to be dead

Seriously. Another kid’s movie where the mom is dead and died when Barbie was young. Why on earth is this the single most common thread among kids movies??? You writers do know that it’s us moms typically regulating what our kids watch, watching it with them and paying to take them to the theater right? Is it bc it’s mostly men writers?? Do you hate mother’s? Too lazy to write their characters? Or maybe the illustrators have trouble creating adult females?? It does not benefit the stories you write, but it does give your young audience anxiety that they too can lose their moms. Also, in this movie, Barbie constantly puts herself down while comparing her to another girl and is totally a stereotypical weak girl desperate for the boy in the movie. Totally pass on this one.
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age 2+

Best Barbie movie yet!

To the point but easy to follow, little sisters & baby of 1 & 1/2 watched the whole thing very intently. It's different from all the others! Very Kool movie for sure! My favorite one! I've watched almost all of them!

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