Lebanon might not get to experience the wonders of Wonder Woman. The latest entry in the DC Extended Universe is already receiving wide critical acclaim and was recently named by Fandango as the most anticipated film of the summer.
Patty Jenkins directed the movie based on a script by Allan Heinberg. Yet, her fans are among the most dedicated and passionate in DC's entire fanbase, as once you get to know Diana Prince it's easy to fall in love with her.
Jenkins broke into the industry with the 2003 film Monster, which earned an Oscar for its star, Charlize Theron.
The first reviews for DC's Wonder Woman are out, and not everyone thinks the Amazonian princess fares well in "the world of men".
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Gal Gadot easily leads the cast as Diana Prince / Wonder Woman, Gadot makes the character amusing, engaged and engaging, and although it would be easy for Gadot to make the humour in the film feel cheap, tacky or at her character's expense, there is a careful balance created with the character that never makes her the butt of the joke, but also allows her sincerity to be acceptable. Following and overwhelming positive first reaction to the film and favorable critics' buzz, reviews of Wonder Woman sing high praises for the origins movie.
Few would argue against Jensen's line of thinking, but we're more intrigued to discover if Wonder Woman will write its name in the history books as an instant classic, perhaps rubbing shoulders with Batman Begins and Superman: The Movie in the process. So who is Wonder Woman? But now, thanks toWonder Woman's impressive Rotten Tomatoes score, we have critical confirmation that it is, in fact, wonderful.
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"She's more evolved in the current day, obviously". Set against the back drop of World War 1, the movie is said to have re-created the period for the audience quite similar to the first "Captain America" movie, of its counterpart, Marvel Comics. Conceived by William Moulton Marston as a tonic to the violent masculinity that he blamed for numerous world's problems, Wonder Woman jumped straight into World War II from her mythological island of Themiscyra, a champion from an ancient and idealized age come to rid the world of war. "The only thing that stood in my way from staying in NY - because I loved NY and I wanted to stay - was something more that I wanted to do that was inspired by 'Superman.' One day I would love to sing a song to the world, to bring something into the world that is attractive in that sort of way". "That's why all of us have been so drawn to her for so long". "I want my film to be celebrated", she said.