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Director: 'Wonder Woman' a 'hero' for all

08 June, 2017, 01:13 | Author: Caleb Marshall

"I went down a gravel hill where they took Wonder Woman up a conveyer belt and they drop her off. They do not deserve you".

She's quoted by the Daily Mirror newspaper as saying: "He's super-happy to be married to Wonder Woman", she laughs. Many felt that a female director would not be able to "handle" a massive action film. However the acting makes up for it, as Gadot does an awesome job as wonder woman and Robin Wright as Diana's aunt, Antiope.

Aside from the tweak in her costume, it was business as usual, and Gadot was even running and performing fight choreography.

Wonder Woman has hit the jackpot at the box office. Diana won't be the only Amazon that we'll see in the movie this fall as Connie Nielsen is set to reprise the role of Queen Hippolyta, the mother of the iconic Amazon Princess. Women made up only 7% of the directors on the top 250 films in 2016.

Wonder Woman was tracking to open around $65 million according to early projections-a solid but not over-the-moon number, and so WB wasn't too concerned with securing plans for a sequel just yet. We can't say much, but ...

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Yes, having her surrounded by men did emphasize Diana's disinterest in gender stereotypes and social constructs and contrast the values she'd been raised with against the values of the men around her. "He is a strong man with a strong woman, and shows vulnerability in a powerful way". With positive word-of-mouth, Wonder Woman could have a long run through the summer. Sure, it was said from the start that the movie would not explore Diana's canon bisexuality, with actor Gal Gadot telling Yahoo in October 2016, "That's an option - but we never experienced that".

It's a moment many viewers likely missed. Steve knows that it's more complicated than a simple supervillain, but he agrees to help Diana find Ares if she helps him get off the island. I felt like the destructive quality that comes from oh, everybody knows, when you're making something out of nothing and it was hurtful to a production to make it seem like something is true but what are you going to do? That demand was well-founded, because Wonder Woman's story is easily the best of the widely-disliked DC Extended Universe. More extras of color could have been cast in the crowd scenes to show Diana a diverse world that reflected the diverse world of the Amazons.

So why do studios fear a female-fronted superhero film? It turns out to be all innocent from Diana's point of view, but it's just one of several scenes that are very amusing.

On another tangent, why does Wonder Woman need makeup? Moving forward, that a film can be titled after a woman with a fully developed character arc that includes her aspirations and still make money. They doubt her abilities and feel threatened when she outsmarts them, which happens more often than none. Would such a line actually have detracted from that scene in any way? But as the world witnesses the arrival of a new kind of superhero, a new kind of blockbuster movie, where women are at the centre and not men, take a look at how it all began. Wonder Woman now sits at a 93% with both critics and audiences on Rotten Tomatoes.

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