Wonder Woman lassoes true in fight against evil

It's just that "Wonder Woman" was that much better.

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.

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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.

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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.

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