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'Wonder Woman' has a frisky, friendly spirit - Christian Science Monitor

June 2, 2017 —As franchise superhero movies based on DC Comics go, “Wonder Woman” is not half bad. How's that for a ringing endorsement? It's overlong at 141 minutes and suffers from too much origin story exposition and middling CGI effects, but it ...and more »

Can We Build a Better Blockbuster? Wonder Woman Points a Way Forward - TIME

Can a woman build a better superhero movie? If Patty Jenkins' Wonder Woman is any indication, the answer is: sort of. The first half of Jenkins' picture has a quietly pleasurable power, largely because at that point it seems to be trying to bust the ...and more »

'Wonder Woman' Hits the Big Screen: A Look at 7 Real-Life Super Heroines - Biography

Wonder Woman may be a fictional superhero, but women throughout history have demonstrated similar bravery, fighting abilities and commitment to doing what's right. With the release of the much-anticipated Wonder Woman movie today, here are seven real ...and more »

Why are women crying when they watch 'Wonder Woman' fight? - USA TODAY

Why are women crying when they watch Wonder Woman fight? Director Patty Jenkins has grown accustomed to hearing stories about Wonder Woman audience members welling up as Gal Gadot, playing DC Comics heroine Diana Prince, grabs her shield and sword and ...and more »

Wonder Woman movie kicks butt and makes up for lost time: review - Toronto Star

Wonder Woman. Starring Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Danny Huston, David Thewlis and Elena Anaya. Directed by Patty Jenkins. Opens Friday at major theatres. 141 minutes. PG. Superman hit comic books in 1938 and made his live-action movie bow a decade later ...and more »

With Wonder Woman, DC Comics Finally Gets It Right - The Atlantic

Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. Another World War. Another cache of German superweapons intended to rain death upon an unsuspecting metropolis. Another act of supreme self-sacrifice. Another guy ...and more »

'Wonder Woman' is the best of DC's recent films — but it's not great -

The good news about the long-awaited “Wonder Woman” is that it's the best of the recent set of DC films, following the dull “Man of Steel” (2013) and the dark “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” (2016). The origin tale explains how Princess Diana ...and more »

Wonder Woman - Slate Magazine

There was an adjective that kept occurring to me as I watched Patty Jenkins' Wonder Woman, the first superhero blockbuster to be both centered around and directed by a woman. It's a term that seldom if ever springs to mind in reference to superhero ...and more »

'Wonder Woman' brings escapist fun back to the DC Comics film universe - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Most people are quite young when they fall in love with the notion of superheroes, and follow their adventures with a sense of happy delight. That sort of escapist fun has been missing from movies based on DC Comics since the good old days of ...and more »

Review: Wonder Woman finally gives DC a superhero story that soars - The Globe and Mail

At the climax of the new Wonder Woman movie, as the Amazon princess Diana settles a feud from Greek mythology in the skies over Belgium, her human collaborators are busy on the ground trying to save the world from a deadly, new German gas. Wonder Woman ...and more »