WONDER WOMAN (Theatrical Release USA 2017)

 Ben Meyers’ Rating: 4.4|5.0 Starsìììì 

Wonder Woman—work of art owned, interpreted, and defined by Gal Gadot—goes to WOW! status from its opening scene. The set up for her story could not possibly have been better. Child actress Lilly Aspell completely charms and Emily Carey provides the final touch for the entrance of the adult Wonder Woman played by Gadot. Gadot  commands eye movement to follow her the moment she steps into her scene. Her dialogue, carriage, and poise define Wonder Woman as Wonder Woman has never been defined before. WOW! What a film! Chris Pine perfectly supports Gadot’s character and the use of a World War I background for the storyline commands the need for a superheroine. Watch for Ewen Bremner (as Charlie), Danny Huston (as Ludendorff), and Elena Anaya (as Maru). The official Bad Guy—Sir Patrick/Ares (David Thewlis)—is a little awkward because of his non-threatening looks, but he acts the part well and presents himself onscreen well. The movie earns its watch in every category. 

Film Poster Courtesy of Google Images 


Wonder Woman moves from her beginnings into a more modern age. 

Additional Thanks 

Thank you to Director Patty Jenkins for directing effort. Thank you to Producers Charles Roven, Deborah Snyder, Zack Snyder, and Richard Suckle for making the film possible. Cast includes: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, David Thewlis, Connie Nielsen, and Elena Anaya. 

Buy a ticket
? Yes? No? Maybe? 

Yes. This is a great watch and a great second watch. The movie’s dialogue is fresh and interesting. Gal Gadot has re-drawn the traditional Wonder Woman figure into a tower of strength that does not just rely on physical strength and magical powers. Director Patty Jenkins draws the depth from a very good movie script.

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