The decision by a Ramallah movie theater to not screen the blockbuster film "Wonder Woman" due to the starring role of Israel actress Gal Gadot exudes "weakness and fear", a top IDF official said on Sunday.
A movie theater in the Palestinian city of Ramallah has chose to refrain from screening this month's #1 movie around the world, Wonder Woman, which stars Israeli model and actress Gal Gadot for what appear to be politically motivated reasons.
Exhibitor Relations is reporting that Wonder Woman is going to drop merely 45% in its second weekend, which will be enough to pull in roughly $57 million domestically. For example, the scene in the alleyway with Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) in disguise blocking the bullet about to strike Steve Trevor (Chris Pine) and the revolving doorway are just two moments in the film that are direct tributes to the original film that starred Christopher Reeve as Clark Kent.
The DC Extended Universe hasn't gotten off to the best start especially after failing with Batman vs Superman and Suicide Squad previous year, but along came Wonder Woman which has not only set a new standard for future DC films but also female superhero solo films.
Gadget wasn't showing during principal photography, but by the time she returned to Leavesden Studios for reshoots she was visibly five months pregnant.
More than 40000 children at risk in Syria's Raqqa
SDF fighters were armed mostly with light weapons including Kalashnikovs, and were also returning mortar fire on IS positions. Tensions around At-Tanaf have surged as pro-regime forces, including Iranian-backed militias, look to expand their influence.
Having seen both "Wonder Woman" and "Guardians of the Galaxy 2", it's safe to say the former is a lot better than the latter. "She is the version of feminism that we need at that time".
Patty Jenkins' critically acclaimed Wonder Woman has been absolutely tearing up the worldwide box office over its first week of release and is already well on its way to becoming one of the summer's most pleasant and most welcome successes. She gave us a story that will keep you interested, characters that you will enjoy to watch on their journey and impressive visuals and action sequences.
The "real women who fought" for such rights, who were Wonder Woman creator William Moulton Marston's inspiration, are owed "a debt that this movie does not pay", Lepore writes. There could have been no better choice for Amazonian Queen and her sister than veterans Robin Wright and Connie Nielsen who are unbelievable in every scene they are part of. I am still waiting for my muscular, hairy-legged, mascara-less superhero to kick ass on the silver screen, but it seems her arrival may take longer than anticipated.
Firefighter severely burnt in Knysna fire
Via twitter , many people have been volunteering their homes and cars for those leaving the area of the blaze. Strong winds and billowing smoke made it hard for the military to use helicopters to help put out the fires.
He said the authorities had prevented him from renting sound equipment needed for a sanctioned rally in a separate location. He is recovering after an assailant threw green dye in his face in April, the latest in a series of physical attacks.
It appears to be a sci-fi action-RPG, a sort of fresh start after EA elected to bench the Mass Effect series earlier this year. The Battlefield 1 In the Name of the Tsar expansion was given a September release date during the pre-E3 2017 EA Play event.
A first-time Grand Slam champion will be crowned on Saturday and the victor could well be the one who survives this match. This was his third Grand Slam tournament. "I think I played exactly what I needed to", Halep said after the match.
Puerto Rico was handed over to the United States at the end of the Spanish-American war in 1898 as a form of war booty. Congress has the final say over whether the territory changes its status, making the vote merely an advisory opinion.
In a meeting with May on Friday (9 June), Davidson said she wants "categoric assurance" over the DUP's attitude to LGBTI people. Who are the DUP? The Scottish Tory leader hopes to convince the DUP to allow same-sex marriages in Northern Ireland.
The team didn't immediately return phone and email messages from The Associated Press seeking comment. The Los Angeles Dodgers' Rookie ball affiliate probably should have thought this one through more. .
President Donald Trump wants to move the national air traffic control system from the FAA to a private non-profit corporation. Canada has a public private partnership, and it has led to a system that is more automated and efficient, according to Davis.
And that seems nearly ethical compared to what Donald Trump-the man Eric is defending-did with the money from his own charity. This assured donors that every penny that they donated was going towards helping kids with cancer , as reported by Newsweek .
Maryland and DC plan to sue Trump over foreign payments
In January, Trump vowed to track and donate all profits made by Trump Organization from foreign governments to the U.S. Justice Department lawyers also contended that Trump hotel revenue is no an improper payment under the Constitution.
Warriors look to finish off sweep of Cavaliers
Now Cleveland , which past year became the first team to recover from a 3-1 Finals deficit, faces historically long odds again. In Game 3, Green aroused some concern when he began complaining about a foul call to a referee and Curry did the same.
Penguins regroup, Predators look for road magic in Game 5
PLUS Matt Murray made 24 saves to post his third career playoff shutout on Thursday and joined an exclusive club in the process. Neither Dumoulin nor Hainsey provide much offense, as the two combined for four goals and 32 points during the regular season.
Halep to Meet Ostapenko for Roland Garros Title
Jelena Ostapenko hit a double-fault on set point as Timea Bacsinszky leveled at 1-set apiece in the French Open semifinals. Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland is facing unseeded Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia on Court Philippe Chatrier .
Sports Man Utd to Part Ways With Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Manchester United is not expected to offer striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic a new contract when his current deal expires on 30 June. The other day, Conte sent me a message saying he does not count on me for next season, so I'll have to find a way out".
Apple's Announces HomePod to Rival Amazon Echo
It's part of Apple's effort to entice professionals with tablets that can handle many tasks previously reserved for laptops. For Apple, having one would further broaden the role that its software, services and gadgets play in people's lives.
Senate GOP's Obamacare replacement bill is 'very liberal'
Yet a number of Republicans have been pessimistic about the effort over the past month. "We're ready to land this airplane", Sen. But the Senate bill could face other issues across Capitol Hill if the chamber's leaders keep community rating.
Ariana Grande Resumes 'Dangerous Woman' Tour in Paris
Bieber shared similar words onstage, even coming close to crying when he spoke about God and those who died at Grande's show. Other artists performing include Miley Cyrus , Justin Bieber , Take That, Katy Perry and others.
Two US intel chiefs say were never pressured by White House
Both Rogers and Coats were uneasy about the request, given that the FBI is conducting an investigation about the matter. The only thing they would say is that they never felt pressured to intervene in the Russian Federation investigation.
All the new hardware that Apple announced at WWDC 2017
While it's got the same form factor and 27-inch display as the current high-end iMac , the similarities pretty much end there. Nothing to get too excited about, but Apple has been inconsistent with keeping up with the industry, so this is a good step.
Sunny but showers in sight this week in the north valley
Thick clouds, occasional showers, and a northeast (on-shore) breeze will prevent temperatures from going far at all on Tuesday . Pleasant weather sets in for the latter part of the work week with less humidity and highs in the upper 70s to near 80.