Jul 20, 2023
By Christine Ross
Zoomers take note.
The new Barbie film has sales and interest in the vintage dolls surging.
Longtime collector Natasha Philpott from Bradford, Ontario says shes seen some dolls like the Totally Hair Barbie from the 90s triple or even quadruple in price.
Philpott has 200 Barbies, including some that cost around $800.
Meantime, it’s expected to be one of the busiest weeks of the year at Canadian theatres.
Cineplex says a phenomenon is taking hold in Canada, with over 349,000 advance tickets purchased for the “Oppenheimer ” and “Barbie” movies.- a combo now dubbed “Barbenheimer”
More than half advance ticker holders say they plan to watch both movies on the same day.