Wonder Woman: The Ultimate Guide To The Amazon Warrior Review

Posted June 24, 2017

Gadot also signed a three-picture deal that would pay her the same amount for Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, Wonder Woman, and the upcoming Justice League, so her fee wasn't able to be renegotiated between each movie. The action scenes are so much fun to watch, complete with interspersed slow motion so that the audience can just appreciate the choreography. She proves herself multiple times over the movie, even as men around her ask her to stay behind or try to keep her back until she earns their respect.

On the upside in the Wonder Woman universe, it was announced earlier this week that Gail Simone, WW's longest-running female writer, has been tapped to pen a six-issue crossover series with Conan the Barbarian - because there can never really be enough Wonder Woman. Just last weekend at the domestic B.O., Wonder Woman earned $41.2M, the second-best third weekend haul ever for Warner Bros. after The Dark Knight's $42.66M.

Jenkins says she saw Wonder Woman as a superheroine who channels her raw power through empathy and compassion. "If you do an apples to apples comparison, she was paid at least as much as he was". When the story shifts to World War I-era London, Jenkins contrasts the Amazonian paradise with the anxiety and hysteria of the real world at the time. The characters feed off each other in a way that makes each of them look better than they would on their own. That film's worldwide haul of $668 million is also within Wonder Woman's reach.

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Gadot is fearless and determined as Diana, battling her way through villages and the front lines, all with an nearly childlike naivete that she can save the world. If that sounds like an exaggeration, consider this: We get not one, but three separate, water-adjacent scenes establishing their awkward but flirty banter-one of which takes place nearly immediately after Antiope dies. But the question here isn't whether men can write compelling women.

It's 2017, and Wonder Woman is out there, breaking box office records and enemies' heads.

The story of Wonder Woman, far from being a feminist fable, is actually the archetypal tragedy of the goddess who falls in love with a mortal man who must die while she lives on immortally.