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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 »

Review: 'Wonder Woman' Is a Blockbuster That Lets Itself Have Fun - New York Times

“Wonder Woman” begins with ominous, lugubrious music (composed by Rupert Gregson-Williams), a voice-over invocation of “darkness” and an aerial view of the Louvre that seems full of sinister portent. The viewer may be forgiven a shudder of dread. Are ...and more »

I Wish Wonder Woman Were as Feminist as It Thinks It Is - Slate Magazine (blog)

While reading my colleagues' laudatory reviews of Wonder Woman this week, I kept wondering if I'd blacked out during some essential scenes. “Wonder Woman Made Me Finally See the Importance of Female Representation,” Dana Stevens wrote on Thursday. Two ...and more »

Wonder Woman's Unwinnable War - The New Yorker

Wonder Woman, played here by Gal Gadot, is disadvantaged by the impossible standards that attach to work by women entering fields dominated by men, and vulnerable, too, to the condemnation of women. PHOTOGRAPH BY CLAY ENOS / WARNER BROS. / EVERETT. In ...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 »

Get to know Gal Gadot: the Wonder Woman 2017 needs - NME.com

After eight solo Batman movies and six Superman films, it's finally time for DC's most iconic female superhero to show the cape-blokes how it's done. Mark Beaumont shines a light on Gal Gadot, the ass-kicking ex-soldier bringing Wonder Woman to the big ...and more »

Review: Tired of superheroes? 'Wonder Woman' is here to save the day - The Seattle Times

The film, inspired by the DC comic, is everything fans and moviegoers would want it to be: smart, swift, sometimes funny, occasionally dazzling and surprisingly soulful. Rating: 3.5 stars out of 4. Share story. By. Moira Macdonald. Seattle Times arts ...and more »

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

As "Wonder Woman" hits the big screen, we step back into herstory to look at the daring lives of seven real-life super heroines. Author: Sara Kettler; Publish date: Jun 1, 2017; Social count: 120. As "Wonder Woman" hits the big screen, we step back ...and more »

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

Stars Gal Gadot and Chris Pine share a charming chemistry and director Patty Jenkins and screenwriter Allan Heinberg don't overdose on the violence, despite the film's World War I setting. 'Wonder Woman' stars Gal Gadot. Clay Enos/Warner Bros ...and more »

How 'Wonder Woman' director Patty Jenkins cracked the superhero-movie glass ceiling - Washington Post

IN THE new film “Wonder Woman,” our title hero leaves her empowering, all-female island of Themyscira for the tightly corseted society of World War I-era London. As her companions coax the Amazon-tribe warrior into trading in her free-flowing leather ...and more »