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Re: Wonder Woman is looking good
« Reply #15 on: May 24, 2017, 02:52:11 PM »
I'm likely BY FAR the least anti-SJW person on this board, and even I accept that as long as this flick is passingly mediocre, it will get glowing reviews because of what it is.

Agree - its the first female solo superhero film (of the modern era) and so theres going to be that distorting effect in that a lot off critics are going to want it to be good. Which it may well be but i hate when i'm reading a review and trying to factor that sort of thing into the calculation of whether it is in fact any good or not. The idea that Gadot is amazing i find rather difficult to believe given her performance in BvS but i guess i'm open minded.
Except she was the best thing in BvS!

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« Reply #16 on: May 24, 2017, 03:26:02 PM »
I'm likely BY FAR the least anti-SJW person on this board, and even I accept that as long as this flick is passingly mediocre, it will get glowing reviews because of what it is.

Agree - its the first female solo superhero film (of the modern era) and so theres going to be that distorting effect in that a lot off critics are going to want it to be good. Which it may well be but i hate when i'm reading a review and trying to factor that sort of thing into the calculation of whether it is in fact any good or not. The idea that Gadot is amazing i find rather difficult to believe given her performance in BvS but i guess i'm open minded.
Except she was the best thing in BvS!

Which says a LOT more about BvS than it does about her.

It's also inaccurate.

Affleck was the best thing in BvS.

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« Reply #17 on: May 24, 2017, 04:35:06 PM »
yeah, truthfully I think you coulda taken her out of the movie and it wouldn't have really mattered much. She's just sort of there to be there for being there's sake.

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Re: Wonder Woman is looking good
« Reply #18 on: May 24, 2017, 05:53:59 PM »
Yeah, she really has no importance to the plot.

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« Reply #19 on: May 24, 2017, 07:16:51 PM »
Yeah, she really has no importance to the plot.
Clusterfuck!i enjoyed her as WW as much as Affleck as Batman.Batman wants to kill Superman,for being super!Martha saves the day.... ::)

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« Reply #20 on: May 26, 2017, 04:46:04 AM »
LOL jus read The Alamo theatre in Texas is screening a Women Only (& those that identify as women) session of WW.
Even the theatre staff will be all female.

Butthurt males are asking for a Men Only screening of Thor 3 in retaliation.

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« Reply #21 on: May 26, 2017, 04:50:59 AM »
LOL jus read The Alamo theatre in Texas is screening a Women Only (& those that identify as women) session of WW.
Even the theatre staff will be all female.

Butthurt males are asking for a Men Only screening of Thor 3 in retaliation.

Eh, why not.  Both ideas are equally stupid.

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« Reply #22 on: May 26, 2017, 06:42:41 AM »
Yeah, both are dumb.
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Re: Wonder Woman is looking good
« Reply #23 on: May 26, 2017, 04:30:33 PM »
Pro.Boxoffice upped their prediction to over $111 million opening weekend.

This film is going to break out.

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« Reply #24 on: May 26, 2017, 05:11:36 PM »
Wonder Woman was a lot of fun in the movie for the same reason that Hulk was fun in Avengers: there is just something awesome about seeing a shameless pure warrior go to town. Superman and Batman can't bring that to the scene, because Superman is a stoic angel/jesus figure, and Batman is about stoically applied cunning and cold ruthless judgement. Wonder Woman is portrayed as just batshit berzerker awesomeness, right down to her themesong. It makes her incredibly fun as a supporting character, but I'm not nearly as convinced that Gal Gadot can carry a movie where she will have to perform many more emotionally complex scenes.

I mean, we know that she loses faith in humanity for nearly a century. Since her origin in set in the first World War, a far more morally ambiguous war than WWII, presumably there will come a point where she finds out that both sides are bastards in this war. Does anyone really believe that Gal Gadot can convey that moment of heartbreaking betrayal? I think that when the time comes, she will look like a constipated child.

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« Reply #25 on: May 26, 2017, 05:28:08 PM »
I wonder how much the idea of "Women being innately better as a Sex than Men" will be played out in the movie.

And if so; you know there's going to be some amount of controversy.

Not Ghostbusters level but still.


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« Reply #26 on: May 26, 2017, 06:20:34 PM »
I wonder how much the idea of "Women being innately better as a Sex than Men" will be played out in the movie.

And if so; you know there's going to be some amount of controversy.

Not Ghostbusters level but still.

lot of war hammer fans will be up in arms

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« Reply #27 on: May 26, 2017, 06:27:01 PM »
FYI this movie is like 2 and a half hours long. Potentially a good thing?

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« Reply #28 on: May 26, 2017, 06:35:12 PM »
Gal has the perfect look for WW, aside from being a tad thin/lanky. Love that woman

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Re: Wonder Woman is looking good
« Reply #29 on: May 26, 2017, 07:50:36 PM »
LOL jus read The Alamo theatre in Texas is screening a Women Only (& those that identify as women) session of WW.
Even the theatre staff will be all female.

Butthurt males are asking for a Men Only screening of Thor 3 in retaliation.

Thinking of going and just identifying as a female for a few hours. Hardest part would be saying it out loud. I don't even want to see it that much, just want to highlight the absurdity of the "Identify As" argument applied to society.

https://www.polygon.com/2017/5/25/15692206/alamo-drafthouse-wonder-woman