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  Barbarella (1968)
The scenes during the opening credits where Barbarella seems to float around her spaceship were filmed by having Jane Fonda lie on a huge piece of plexiglas with a picture of the spaceship underneath her.
It was then filmed from above, creating the illusion that she is in zero gravity.
Sparks deep philosophical discussion, like what exactly the writers were on when they wrote this.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0062711   (469 words)

  
  Classic Science Fiction Reviews
In her shag-carpeted spaceship of love, Barbarella crash-lands on Planet 16 of the Tau Seti system, and is immediately set upon by cruel children and man-eating dolls.
Barbarella is attacked by killer budgies, then sucked underground by Dildano (David Hemmings), the head of the resistance.
Fonda's misgivings notwithstanding, Barbarella is a frothy period piece of raunchy Eurotrash SF camp that, like other seminal SF works, has had influence disproportionate to its modest ambitions.
www.scifi.com /sfw/issue126/classic.html   (646 words)

  
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Barbarella has a bizarrely designed spaceship, Alpha 7, and an arsenal of antique weaponry to help her.
Soon Barbarella has to rely on her wits and obvious charms in order to survive.
Barbarella's first comic strip adventure formed the basis for the film, with creator Jean-Claude Forest acting as artistic consultant on the film.
members.lycos.co.uk /euro_selections/barbarella_story.html   (919 words)

  
 (postmodernbarney.com)
In the Labyrinth, Barbarella meets Pygar, last of the ornithithropes (i.e., an angel, and a blind one at that) and Professor Ping, who agree to assist Barbarella in her search for Duran Duran.
Barbarella narrowly escapes execution by parakeet (which she declares "Really much too poetic a way to die") and joins up with the revolution, who agree to help her find Duran Duran if she lets them use the weapons on her ship to attack the city.
In any case, Barbarella is given the invisible key which unlocks the invisible door in the invisible wall which protects the Great Tyrant's Chamber of Dreams, the only place in the city in which she is vulnerable.
www.postmodernbarney.com /2006/08/barbarella.html   (1101 words)

  
 DVD Review - Barbarella: Queen of the Galaxy
Needless to say, the film wouldn't be the same without her in the lead role.
Barbarella lives in the future, the year 40,000 to be exact.
Drew's cute, likeable and she's shown her willingness to disrobe, but I think a role like Barbarella requires a higher level of...
www.thedigitalbits.com /reviews2/barbarella.html   (833 words)

  
 Review for Barbarella
After the shock of watching Barbarella strip out of her spacesuit in zero gravity (She's obviously laying on plate glass with the camera above her.), I noticed the red shag carpet covering the spaceship's interior top to bottom.
Let's not forget this is the future and all the messy pleasure associated with that disgusting habit of sexual intercourse has been overcome, now you just take a pill and hold hands...
Pygar and Barbarella battle evil sundaes, it goes without saying that the enemy were not very well armed.
www.badmovies.org /movies/barbarella   (819 words)

  
 Lindsay Lohan in Barbarella?   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I think this is a great move for LL, as long as she gains some weight for the role, and fills out those sci-fi sexy costumes.
Barbarella is hardly a thought-provoking film so getting a "daytime soap actress" to play the lead is spot on for the casting.
As Brad says "...Barbarella was a sci-fi spank", kind of says it all about the quality of the acting required.
www.themovieblog.com /archives/2005/05/lindsay_lohan_in_barbarella.html   (1483 words)

  
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Zhang Ziyi as prospective Barbarella in 21st Century
Drew Barrymore will be Barbarella in the new 21st Century movie.
The movie will not be a remake of the 1968 classic.
membres.lycos.fr /angel/Barbarella   (131 words)

  
 The Michigan Daily Online   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Thanks to her angelic dalliance, Barbarella is conveyed to the castle of the Great Tyrant, the she-witch, played with great moments of overacting and deliciously pseudo-erotic speech patterns by Anita Pallenberg.
Barbarella may have originated as a comic book character, but Fonda invigorates her with life and libido heretofore unseen in science fiction.
There's no doubt that Barbarella could be the queen of any galaxy she chooses, and she'll rule the VCR like nothing seen before.
www.pub.umich.edu /daily/1999/feb/02-18-99/arts/arts5.html   (387 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Barbarella: Queen of the Galaxy: DVD: Jane Fonda,John Phillip Law,Anita Pallenberg,Milo O'Shea,Marcel ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Barbarella is a futuristic girl from Earth who is called on to retrieve Duran-Duran, a noted scientist, from the evil planet of SoGo.
BARBARELLA was directed by Roger Vadim (then the husband of Jane Fonda), and is full of vintage 60's retro influence.
Barbarella's narrow escape from flesh-eating dolls as well as her many encounters with the lesbian tyrant (played to the hilt by Anita Pallenberg) are truly imaginative sequences.
www.amazon.com /Barbarella-Queen-Galaxy-Jane-Fonda/dp/B00000IREA   (1556 words)

  
 Barbarella (1968)
Barbarella is drafted for this job, because she's the best astronavigatrex there is and because the presidential band is busy.
Of course, Barbarella enjoys the old-fashioned way and spends the rest of the movie trying to get more of it when she's not in some crazy scrape.
The yellow shag carpet walls are just a bit much and the Plexiglass bed she slept on with the camera leering underneath it as she squirmed around trying to get some shut-eye almost made me look away in embarrassment.
monsterhunter.coldfusionvideo.com /Monster12.html   (774 words)

  
 San Diego Restaurants , Cafes and Eateries - Guide to Dining in San Diego. Restaurants from casual to fine dining. ...
Barbarella is as addicting as salted peanuts on Dollar Beer Day -- but oh so much more refined.
Come to think of it, there are probably a dozen reasons why I've already visited Barbarella six times and totally blown my restaurant budget for the month.
Barbarella's short wine list is long on value and focused on simple, drinkable wines that marry well with the bistro-style fare.
entertainment.signonsandiego.com /profile/167919   (941 words)

  
 Barbarella   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Barbarella doesn't even try to be serious, and most of the actors (regardless of what Fonda herself might have been thinking) have their tongues planted firmly in their cheeks.
Barbarella consists of an amazing series of images that achieve what they set out to do, and that's why this is a genuinely good film, and definitely not a "so bad it's good" affair.
The triumph of Barbarella is that every single frame is so pretty or interesting it could be sold as a picture in its own right, and that's why it's been so influential and watched over the years.
www.brian-oshaughnessy.com /Sci-fi/Barbarella.html   (545 words)

  
 FILM REVIEW -- A Younger, Funnier Fonda / 1968's `Barbarella' is a romp with a babe
``Barbarella'' is a pure goof -- Vadim called it ``a kind of sexual Alice in Wonderland of the future'' -- and Fonda seems to have reveled in every sexy, campy moment.
Barbarella crash-lands her spacecraft and emerges unscathed in a new outfit and freshly combed Edy Williams hair.
Barbarella encounters the evil Black Queen (Anita Pallenberg) and wields her mini-missile projector.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/1996/09/13/DD58929.DTL   (784 words)

  
 Comic creator: Jean-Claude Forest
Jean-Claude Forest was a true innovator of the comics scene of the 1960s and the 1970s, mainly because of the classic 'Barbarella' series.
'Barbarella' could be called the forerunner of both erotic and adult comic art.
In 1981, he wrote a final episode of 'Barbarella', published in L'Écho des Savanes and this time drawn by Daniel Billon.
www.lambiek.net /artists/f/forest_jean-claude.htm   (451 words)

  
 Jane Fonda BARBARELLA film still | 1968
BARBARELLA opens with the titular heroine stripping down to nothing in zero gravity among strategically placed credits.
From there Barbarella embarks on a mission to find a peace-threatening young scientist named Duran Duran (Milo O'Shea) by order of the president of Earth.
Remaining true to its comic book origins, Barbarella's adventure unfolds in a series of dramatic difficulties and unlikely solutions, making for a galloping pace and never-ending opportunities for Mario Garbuglia's hallucinatory set design to dazzle.
www.goantiques.com /detail,jane-fonda-barbarella,1238457.html   (241 words)

  
 Barbarella, Monstervision Review and Host Segments
Peacefully floating around in zero-gravity Barbarella (Jane Fonda) is suddenly interrupted by a call from the President of Earth.
Anyhow, "Barbarella" was based on a French adult comic strip that was considered very hip at the time, and the idea was to do a high-camp version of it.
So, as Barbarella goes screaming down the laundry chute, temporarily saved from the Chamber of Ultimate Solution, and the evil lesbian queen, it might be a good time to read a little viewer mail in the feature we call Joe Bob’s Advice to the Hopeless.
www.angelfire.com /mn/nn/Barbarella.html   (2637 words)

  
 Barbarella - Comics2Film
The legendary film producer said that he's creating a new franchise with "Barbarella." He produced the 1968 original with Jane Fonda.
Synopsis: Screenwriter John August, who wrote two Barbarella spec scripts for producer/star Drew Barrymore, told SCI FI Wire that the project is back on after a hiatus of two years...
"Barbarella is being written as we speak by our dear, beloved friend John August, who writes our Charlie's Angels movies," Barrymore told SCI FI Wire.
www.comics2film.com /ProjectFrame.php?f_id=128   (534 words)

  
 Barbarella on the Remake?
Drew Barrymore could be next in line to don the Barbarella costume made famous by Jane Fonda.
If Myron's role as co-producer of "Showgirls" is any guide, the new "Barbarella" is likely to maintain the campy sensibilities of the original film.
The original "Barbarella", starring Jane Fonda and directed by then-husband Roger Vadim, was made in 1968 under the aegis of Dino de Laurentis.
www.space.com /sciencefiction/barbarella_990921.html   (376 words)

  
 MMI Movie Review: Jane and Barbarella
The opening minutes of Roger Vadim's all time sci-fi classic "Barbarella" is a showcase for Jane Fonda and what we will always best remember her best gymnastics.
Barbarella is of course 'shocked' at this invention because that means 'war and selfish competition'.
As a postnote Drew Barrymore is set for a new Barbarella release in 2004 as producer and actor though not a remake, meaning that although Jane Fonda may have regretted the film there is always one more airhead waiting in the wings be Queen of the Galaxy.
www.shoestring.org /mmi_revs/janeandbarbarel-ms-88173199.html   (422 words)

  
 Mutant Reviewers from Hell do "Barbarella"
I was particularly amused by the fact that during the conversation which follows, she asks Durand Durand to hand her a couple of different pieces of clothing, and he obliges while continuing his diatribe about his evil plans.
I was almost surprised that Barbarella never does perform any¬Ö extravehicular activities with the Great Tyrant, since sex with another woman is about the only thing she doesn’t try in this movie.
You can see the reflection of Barbarella’s hand on the plexiglass she is lying on to simulate zero gravity during the opening sequence.
www.mutantreviewers.com /rbarbarella.html   (1060 words)

  
 Barbarella mistakes, goofs and bloopers
Continuity: When Barbarella first has to go down for an emergency crash landing, she puts her right arm up to her head in panic.
Visible crew/equipment: When Barbarella is in her anti-gravity state during the credits, in a closeup of her removing her gloves, you can see reflections of her hands and the gloves in a plexiglass screen under her, which was to give the illusion that she was floating in the air.
Revealing: Right in the beginning, during the opening credits, Barbarella is in an anti-gravity state, floating in the air.
www.moviemistakes.com /film5368   (255 words)

  
 Barbarella - Rotten Tomatoes
Unevenly paced and thoroughly cheesy, Barbarella is nonetheless full of humor, entertaining visuals, and Fonda's sex appeal.
In this notorious film version of the popular French comic strip by Jean-Claude Forest, Jane Fonda plays a sexy yet innocent space-age heroine in the year 40,000 A.D. who never gets herself into a situation that requires too much clothing.
Go back to school with Fast Times at RT High, where the subject for today’s lesson is teen movies.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/barbarella   (739 words)

  
 Barbarella – Music at Last.fm
Add this track to your playlist My Name Is Barbarella (deep dish armageddon breakdown rmx)
Add this track to your playlist barbarella ii (album version)
If you'd like to add some events for Barbarella then you can do so on this page.
www.last.fm /music/Barbarella   (795 words)

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