Anticipation for the first female-focused superhero movie to hit the multiplex in years (and we're still trying to forget past efforts like "Elektra" and "Catwoman") may be enough for the movie, starringGal Gadot as the iconic DC Comics superhero, to soar past projections.
Wonder Woman lives up to all of its hype, creating a character worthy of young girls to look up to.
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Of course, there are nits to be picked: you have to overlook some occasionally awful CGI and green screening (seriously DC, what happened there?), and the film feels forced to incorporate what have come to be trademark elements of the DC house style. I tried to learn to tune it out but the one thing I want to say to readers because it truly was stunning to me to watch is you truly can't believe how absolutely false certain things are until you're on the inside of one these things.
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The script draws heavily from the original 1940s comic book by William Moulton Marston, and Gadot and Jenkins team up to make her multidimensional, both strong and vulnerable, fierce but compassionate.
In closing, a note: This is the first time, after seven Superman pictures, eight Batman pictures and even a damn "Jonah Hex" adaptation, Wonder Woman - a 70-year-old comic character - has gotten her own film.
Jenkins has said Gadot's personality is true to the spirit of Wonder Woman, and that shines through in the film. Everything in her life changes when Steve Trevor (a fit and amusing Chris Pine), an American spy working with British intelligence breaks through the barrier hiding Themyscira in a World War I German biplane and crashes into the sea. She must go to defeat Ares, despite her mother's objections. War is the evil she is aiming to defeat. It's all very simplistic, but Gadot's serious and unapologetic curiosity sells the dubious premise that a woman so versed in so many things from Socrates to the "pleasures of the flesh" could be this unaware of human flaws.
An American who's spying for the British during World War I (an event of which the Amazons know nothing), dashing Steve drops from the sky when the German aircraft he purloined in an emergency is shot down. It is also the time of the suffragettes, fighting to get women the vote, so it adds a layer of the era's gender role expectations, which is great fun to see Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman steamroll over. Diana asks him, curiously.