Wednesday, 20 June, 2018


'Wonder Woman' Is Now Officially Banned In Lebanon

Chris Hemsworth Shares Video from Set of Avengers Infinity War 'Wonder Woman' Is Now Officially Banned In Lebanon
Hannah Rogers | 01 June, 2017, 06:05

Wonder Woman, finds herself in during her first-ever solo big screen outing. Actress Cathy Lee Crosby played Wonder Woman in a TV movie in 1974, however, the only previous iteration that truly matters is Lynda Carter's run as Diana in the Wonder Woman television series from 1975. "Wonder Woman represents equality and justice and bravery and strength - and that goes for any gender".

Lebanon and Israel are still technically in a state of war, though they haven't engaged in serious conflict since the 2006 war that left over 1,000 Lebanese people - mostly civilians - and over 100 Israeli soldiers dead. "I was thinking this happens to women so, so much, it's about time".

It's the first superhero film about a woman that feels like it's fighting in the same weight class as blockbusters starring Batman, Superman, and Spider-Man.

As an introduction to Diane's character, it couldn't be a more flawless origins tale - with Zack Snyder's accomplished story following her journey from fledgling warrior to full-blown badass.

"It's ugly", she says flatly.

"Wonder Woman" debuts in theaters June 2, and experts predict it will gross more than $175 million in its worldwide opening. "If we have that more, we'll have a better society". Both characters have been around for almost 75 years.

Even with some reservations, "Wonder Woman" is worth seeing and a win for Warners and DC. And I think that it's an important movie not only for women and girls, but it's also great for boys and men. "And after everything that he's been through - and he lost his entire family, [has] seen the horrors - he always taught me that no matter how dark it gets, always do good".

"World War I is the first time that civilization as we know it was finding its roots, but it's not something that we really know the history of", she said. Everything you know about the Amazonian warrior - her tiara, her indestructible bracelets, the Lasso of Truth - remains intact some 75 years later, as do numerous things you maybe didn't know.

Second Opinion: Wonder Woman gets nearly everything right for its first two acts. The rating does not mean that critics thought Wonder Woman was a near-perfect movie, but rather that 97% of critics gave the film a positive review overall. It has to honor the character's legacy and address its fading sheen; be equal parts celebration and introduction, origin story and mission statement.

For many fans, though, not only is Wonder Woman the solo film for the character that they've been waiting their entire lives to see, but it's a chance for the DCEU to get back on track, after both Batman v Superman and Suicide Squad wound up being critical disappointments a year ago.

Diana (Gal Gadot) is the Princess of Themyscira, an island inhabiting an ancient Amazonian race put on the Earth by Zeus to stifle mankind's need for war. Daughter of Hippolyta (Connie Nielsen) and student of Antiope (Robin Wright), Diana is a warrior of the fiercest kind.

And, as has been pointed out, "Wonder Woman" was, in fact, made by three companies based in America and two based in China, so calling it an Israeli product is debatable. Created by psychologist William Moulton Marston as "psychological propaganda for the new type of woman who...should rule the world", the superhero emerged as a utopian feminist. Their roles in the workplace are limited, and they definitely don't fight in wars. A world that doesn't deserve her.

Of course, Wonder Woman has expanded appeal. The store will also be giving away paper tiaras and bracelets (for those some quick in-store cosplaying) and other Wonder Woman merchandise throughout the day, says owner Dave Allread. How do you relate to a man who's, well, a man, when you've not seen one before? So she must be those things for us. And now we've got a new extended featurette to show us how director Patty Jenkins, and actors Gal Gadot and Chris Pine, made her story come to life.

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