A Pink-tastic Movie Review: Barbie in the Pink Shoes at SM Cinemas

I was able to watch the advance screening of Barbie in the Pink shoes with my daughter at SM Cinema in Megamall this morning.. and what can I say? It was pink-tastic! My daughter can't stop talking about it. :)

So for those moms with little girls who also love Barbie, don't miss out and catch the animated film “Barbie in the Pink Shoes,” an SM Cinema Cinexclusive title showing May 3, 4 and 5 at select SM Cinema branches. e-PLUS members will get 1 FREE ticket for each ticket bought.

With a regular movie ticket price of Php 100.00, e-PLUS members may enjoy the special Buy 1 movie ticket–Get 1 ticket FREE promo for this movie. What’s more, e-PLUS cardholders may choose to add Php 50.00 and get any of the following Snacktime meal: Regular Popcorn, Cheesy Cheesedog Sandwich or a Beef Burger.


In the story, Barbie stars as Kristyn Farraday who is an aspiring ballerina and a hardworking ballet dancer but the lead roles always end up going to Tara. While Kristyn is practicing for a showcase, Madame Natasha reprimands her for not following directions. This brought down Kristyn’s confidence and made her feel like a failure. In order to make herself feel better, she decided to get a new pair of ballet shoes. She visits the wardrobe mistress, Madame Katarina who gives her a pari of bright pink ballet shoes. When Kristyn puts the shoes on, she is transformed to a fantasy land of classical ballet sets. There, she realizes that she needs to keep dancing her favorite ballets in order to defeat the wicked Snow Queen.

Check out the movie trailer:

Here's my take on the movie: 

For toddlers less than 2 years old, they obviously won't understand the whole story although it was  lighthearted and simple. However, they will surely be drawn in and awestruck by the beautiful music, magical dancing and colorful ballerinas.

On the other hand, preschoolers like my daughter will surely be on their feet dancing on their own Barbie ballerina way, whisked away to a pink-tastic world of ballet. My daughter was wide-eyed the whole time and she really enjoyed the movie. The animation was quite impressive with a good yet simple storyline. In the midst of all the classical music, the movie is a big hit for older kids as they will surely find it empowering to follow their dreams as they watch Kristyn becomes successful even when she can't seem to follow the choreography. The main characters in the movie, Kristyn and Hailey, who are stuck in the world of GiselleSwan Lake, and The Snow Queen, reveal plot details and characters from each of the classic dances. Also, the song "Keep on Dancing" is so inspiring and gave us a huge dose of LSS. :)

Maia with her new friend, Meg :) Future prima ballerinas!
Like Cinderella's glass slippers, Barbie's magical pink shoes has made such a statement! For young girls, the message about following your heart rather than someone else's is spot on. Barbie in The Pink Shoes is sure to please young, little dancers, real life ballerinas and fans of Barbie alike, with plenty of ballet and a simple, positive message... To dance from the heart and dance like nobody's watching.  For moms, it's never too early to encourage our kids to appreciate ballet, and this movie is a great way to introduce children to two of the classics.

Tickets to Barbie in the Pink Shoes are available now so dance your way to the following participating SM Cinema braches: SM Mall of Asia, SM Megamall, SM North EDSA, SM Cebu, SM Fairview, SM Iloilo, SM Manila, SM Pampanga, SM Southmall and SM Sta. Mesa. Barbie in the Pink Shoes will soon come in DVD.

To know more about e-PLUS, visit www.smcinema.com/eplus or call the SM Customer Care Hotline at 470-2222. Check out SM Cinema's Facebook page for more movie updates.

Spread the love and have a pink-tastic day, lovelies! :)


  1. Wow Barbie! My daughter used to like this before, but now she's into Korean actors and actresses, how time flies, she has collections of Barbie dolls and named it fro A to Z. Now, she's 14 years old, I wonder if she still enjoys watching Barbie show, how time pass by! ♥

  2. Everyday pinapanood ng mga kids ko yan.Dinownload namin eh.

  3. that's nice if you have e-Plus card you can have one free ticket for one ticket you bought..free na yung kasama mo ..cool!


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