Patty Jenkins

Dog’s Movie House: “Wonder Woman” Truly Wondrous!

 

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Gal Gadot as the Amazonian Princess Diana In “Wonder Woman”

 

 

 

To say the DCEU (DC Extended Universe) has gotten off to a somewhat rocky start is something of an understatement.  While “Man Of Steel,” “Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice,” and “Suicide Squad” made oodles of cash but were very divisive in terms of quality and fan satisfaction.  I found that I liked the three films without loving them:  each had some very good qualities but also had some very real problems, most of them revolving around the studio’s insistence on stuffing every film full of references to a larger cinematic universe rather than concentrating on telling a compelling story for each individual film.  Thankfully that inconsistency is at an end with the release of “Wonder Woman,” which serves as a wonderfully exciting origin story and a cinematic coming out for one of the most iconic superheroes of all time. Continue reading