Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained warrior. When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, she leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.
Peter Parker, with the help of his mentor Tony Stark, tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in New York City while fighting crime as his superhero alter ego Spider-Man when a new threat emerges.
Robert Downey Jr.
In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X, somewhere on the Mexican border. However, Logan's attempts to hide from the world, and his legacy, are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.
When Tony Stark and Bruce Banner try to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program called Ultron, things go horribly wrong and it's up to Earth's mightiest heroes to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plan.
Robert Downey Jr.,
As Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world, he teams up with a fellow Avenger and S.H.I.E.L.D agent, Black Widow, to battle a new threat from history: an assassin known as the Winter Soldier.
Samuel L. Jackson,
Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when a pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers and her true destiny.
Every design decision made for Themyscira came down to director Patty Jenkins and designer Lindy Hemming asking, "How would women want to live that's badass?" Hemming crafted a look to show off the Amazons' ripped shoulders and toned legs, emphasized by wrist braces and heeled sandals, because, Jenkins explained, "As a woman, I want Wonder Woman to fight and look great at the same time. In my opinion, this means she has really long legs." See more »
During the gala, Steve's not wearing a hat. Wears one when leaving the castle for about ten seconds and goes to the forest with Diana with it missing for the rest of the film. See more »
I used to want to save the world. This beautiful place. But I knew so little then. It is a land of beauty and wonder, worth cherishing in every way. But the closer you get, the more you see the great darkness simmering within. And mankind? Mankind is another story altogether.
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The closing credits are set in a montage of scenes from the film, accompanied by Wonder Woman's lasso, shield and logo. See more »
I finally managed to watch the highly praised "Wonder Woman" and I have to agree, a lot of the hype is justified. It's honestly the best D.C. Cinematic Universe movie, but then again, the other movies were pretty bad or disappointing. However, that doesn't take anything away from this movie, which is actually not only slightly better, but blows them out of the water in terms of quality.
The strength of "Wonder Woman" is Patty Jenkins' direction. She really knows how to make this world work and has a great sense of the character. She directs fight scenes that are not only visually stunning, but progress the story in a way that hasn't been done before in the DCCU. Setting the film during The Great War allows her to play around with gender norms and defy expectations, which plays into the humor and adds another level of appreciation of how far we've come. However, as great as she is, I think the movie could have been cut down as it does go on a bit too long. Plus the reveal of the villain at the end is kind of underwhelming and underdeveloped. But that doesn't take away from the fact that she made a movie that has edge of your seat action, well thought out main characters, and is a fun ride for the most part.
Wonder Woman played by Gal Gadot is great casting as she really does look the part. She looks so awesome in her costume and comes off as a very capable and strong individual that can beat anyone. I do feel that her line delivery though is hit or miss as they border on well acted to cringey. Chris Pine is perfect as a supporting character as he's charming and charismatic. And he's very capable even though he's fighting alongside Wonder Woman, who really doesn't need his help. The two characters paired have a good dynamic and Pine manages to hide some of Gadot's weaknesses, when they're on screen together. The rest of the cast is fine, but forgettable. They serve their purpose and move the plot forward.
Overall, "Wonder Woman" is a fun ride and the best DCCU movie we've gotten yet. It's really well directed, the actors and character are enjoyable, the action and visuals are stellar, and the score is fantastic. Yes there are problems here and there, but they don't take away from a competently made film. It gives me hope that D.C. is heading in the right direction and can make more good movies in the future that can finally give the fans what they deserve from these characters. I give it 4/5
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