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Director Patty Jenkins promises a “great love story” in Wonder Woman 2

Justice League pretty much crashed and burned (although there was one scene our critics liked a lot), so fans are looking ahead to the followup to the DCEU’s 2017 success story: director Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman. Diana (Gal Gadot)’s sweet and charming (and ultimately, ill-fated) romance with Steve Trevor (Chris…

The superheroes of Justice League deserve better than another misbegotten blockbuster

A blockbuster with more studio notes than script (underlined: “Be more Marvel”), Justice League attempts to inject some levity and rock ’n’ roll into Zack Snyder’s dinosaurian version of the DC Comics-verse; in many cases, it ends up with the worst of multiple worlds. Gone are the artistic pretensions and doofy…

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Rumors of Gal Gadot getting screwed over on Wonder Woman have been overstated

Given that the Hollywood gender wage gap—i.e., the phenomenon that sees Jennifer Lawrence rank as Hollywood’s top-paid female star, and still make $30 million less a year than her male contemporaries—is demonstrably still a thing, people have been eyeing the paychecks headed to Warner Bros.’ latest female action star, …