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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 »

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'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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Gal Gadot to the rescue! 'Wonder Woman' charts a new course for superheroes - USA TODAY

If you want to see what Wonder Woman is like in her downtime, FaceTime with Gal Gadot. The morning after her superhero's world premiere, Gadot calls in from her home in Los Angeles. The 32-year-old poised to take over the world (Wonder Woman arrives in ...and more »

Is It Any Wonder, Woman? The Latest Comic Book Movie Has Estrogen! - Observer

If you exited the theater singing The Beatles' “All you Need is Love,” you've absorbed the central message of the new-but-not-so-new Wonder Woman directed by, wonder of wonders, a woman aka Patty Jenkins (2003's Monster). It turns out that you also ...and more »