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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 »

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 »

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

REVIEW: "Wonder Woman" puts a sense of delight back in this DC Comics spinoff. | out of 4 stars. By Colin Covert Star Tribune. June 1, 2017 — 10:45am. Video (02:29) : Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be ...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 »

'Wonder Woman' does the job 'Superman' couldn't - CNN

(CNN) The cure for DC Entertainment's Marvel envy arrives in the form of "Wonder Woman," a muscular origin story that commits itself to bringing heart to the genre while still delivering the requisite action. As a bridge to the superhero team-up ...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 »

Review: 'Wonder Woman' delivers action, humor, thrills - The Detroit News

Forgive the crossing of the comic streams, but “Wonder Woman” — which is somehow the first live action film take on the iconic superhero — dazzles in ways we're simply not used to from the DC Comics brand. This is a careful, considerate film that ...and more »

The Complex Gender Politics of the 'Wonder Woman' Movie - Hollywood Reporter

Can Patty Jenkins make the superhero world safe for female directors? Warner Bros. gambles $150 million on its first woman-centered comic book movie with a filmmaker whose only prior big-screen credit was an $8 million indie: "I can't take on the ...and more »