'Wonder Woman' looks to break the superhero mold this weekend

A petition titled "Release Wonder Woman in Lebanon" released a day after the ban argued that movie buffs in the country should be given to opportunity to enjoy the fantastic character of Wonder Woman. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American 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. Guided by her trainer, General Antiope (Robin Wright - House of Cards), Diana is hungry to fulfill her destiny as a great warrior, but shielded from the harsh realities of the modern world by her mother, Queen Hippolyta (Connie Nielsen - Gladiator).

The decision to set Wonder Woman during WWI amplifies its feminist angle.

The ban from Lebanon, which was put in place a mere two hours before the film was to appear on movie screens in the country, has to do with the background of the actress portraying the superhero.

After watching this spectacular film it just shows how ignorant studio executives have been.

In August 2016, things looked grim for Warner Bros.' all-important DC franchise.

The director of the film did complete justice with the film which is based on DC's most popular and stunning female superhero Diana Prince better known as Wonder Woman.

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For those who don't know the plot line Gadot is the titular hero - Wonder Woman - who is forced to leave the island of Themyscira when U.S. military pilot Steve Trevor (Chris Pine) washes ashore.

The action in this film is awe-inspiring.

Director Patty Jenkins wants fans to know how seriously she took her job behind the lens.

Well, it would take a long time but also we don't know how long it took to get to that moment that she finally does the energy blast and then Steve [Trevor] arrives. "I'm definitely planning something more interesting using that period of time". Instead, it's played a few times in scenes that do not live up to the badass nature of the theme or character.

The script by Allan Heinberg, from a story by Heinberg, Zack Snyder, and Jason Fuchs, is an origin story that explains Wonder Woman's familiar defining props - the lasso of truth, the indestructible bracelets, the invisible jet, the forehead tiara.

Let's hope DC gets it right again with the Justice League.

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