After Lebanon made a decision to ban the new superhero film Wonder Woman, starring Gal Gadot, a cinema in Ramallah has now chosen not to screen the film, which has become a global hit. The teacher noted just some of the best Wonder Woman related incidents that happened in her class within a week of the film being released.
While "Wonder Woman" shares the same dark color palette as DC's other films, Gadot's Diana Prince is by no means an antihero like Ben Affleck's Batman or Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn.
The DC Extended Universe hasn't gotten off to the best start especially after failing with Batman vs Superman and Suicide Squad a year ago, but along came Wonder Woman which has not only set a new standard for future DC films but also female superhero solo films. She writes that watching a superhero movie without the lens of the male gaze is "like putting glasses on for the first time". Every piece of dialogue, every fight scene, and every bit of the film's magnificent score seem to move the film closer to the crux of this: what is evil? The question is whether humanity is worthy of being saved.
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A week later, "Wonder Woman" is still the talk of the town when it comes to movies. First off, where on Earth did she get time to shave her legs, curl her lashes, and apply a ideal streak of eyeliner every time a battle arose?
"I think what you learn is rhythm, tone, humor where the jokes are happening but in our case, I just now can finally say all this". There could have been no better choice for Amazonian Queen and her sister than veterans Robin Wright and Connie Nielsen who are incredible in every scene they are part of. Instead, it is the second consecutive weekend for Wonder Woman, the lone bright spot of the DC Comics/Warner Bros Universe. Also weakening the film is the backstory of the villainous god of war, which seemed hastily put together and the plot twist that accompanied it wasn't almost as satisfyingly shocking as it should have been. A chance encounter with British spy Steve Trevor (Chris Pine) helps her find her destiny; she visits London during the First World War to help the Good Guys (Allied Forces) against the Bad Guys (read the Germans).
Husband and wife duo David and Meredith Finch who completed the art and stories for Wonder Woman issues 36-52 of DC Comics' "The New 52" pose for a photo in LaSalle Ont. on Saturday, June 10, 2017.