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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 »

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 »

The Woman Behind 'Wonder Woman' - New York Times

Patty Jenkins knew expectations would be stratospheric for “Wonder Woman,” starring Gal Gadot, a former Miss Israel who served as a combat trainer in the Israeli Army. The film (in theaters Friday, June 2) is the summer's most anticipated release and ...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 »

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 »

'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 »

'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 »