Last weekend, I â€” as many of my fellow nerds, geeks, and moviegoers also did around the world â€” made Wonder Woman a record-breaking film. Single-handedly, the Amazonian Princess of Themyscira pulled off a true wonder: an incredible cinematic experience from DC Studios. Guess it really does take a woman to do the job of two men.
But I digress.
Letâ€™s just address the 800-pound Doomsday in the room: Batman V. Superman (where Gal Gadotâ€™s Diana was unveiled) was nothing short of a red hot mess. It made its money back, sure, but so did Star Wars: Episode One, Two, and Three, so please, donâ€™t use that as a dog in this hunt. On account of BVSâ€™ reception, a lot was riding on Wonder Woman. A lot. Perhaps the future of DCâ€™s cinematic franchise.
Iâ€™ve had a week to process it and some things have cemented for me about this film: [Read more…] about 4 Lessons from Wonder Woman for Writers