Wonder Woman film faces calls for it to be banned in Lebanon


"Normalization was dealt a blow with the prevention of the film of the Israeli soldier", she added, referring to actress Gal Gadot, who performed the mandatory two-year military service for Israeli women.

"First and foremost she is Israeli".

Finding herself in 1920s-era Germany, the resulting adventure not only forces Diana to discover her identity as Wonder Woman - and its accompanying powers - but it unleashes some secrets about her past that put her in peril, facing dangers that only she can solve.

The great reviews for Wonder Woman are a notable win for Warner's film wing and the DC Extended Universe, especially after critical drubbings the company's last two superhero projects suffered and the production difficulties that have surrounded the franchise.

As most of you already know, the movie directed by Patty Jenkins has shaken things up a bit by changing the setting to 1918 Europe, toward the end of the First World War. "She also can be very vulnerable, confused naive and anxious, but fixed on her mission, so I like everything about her because she's not flawless". Over the 75 years she's been kept off the big screen, her fitful appearances on the small screen, most notably in the Lynda Carter TV series and on animated shows like Super Friends and Justice League, have made it easy to forget that Wonder Woman is not one of us.

Earlier films featuring Gadot, including Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Furious 7, have successfully screened in theaters in Lebanon, however.

Wonder Woman has always straddled the line between pin-up girl and symbol of female empowerment.

After a particularly hard fight session with Antiope, Diana notices a plane crash into the ocean and swims out in time to save the American pilot, Steve Trevor (Chris Pine). "Wonder Woman symbolizes the magnificence of a woman and how unbelievable women are". Hezbollah officials said recently that they are not seeking war but are ready for it. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Gal Gadot and Chris Pine discussed a number of topics including what they hope audiences will take away from the film and the responsibility that came with playing the iconic DC Comics heroine.

Gadot carries the movie and never shows an ounce of weakness.

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If the 96% holds too, then Wonder Woman is the highest-rated comic book movie of 2017 so far, higher than The LEGO Batman Movie (90%), Logan (92%), and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (81%). Created by psychologist William Moulton Marston as "psychological propaganda for the new type of woman who...should rule the world", the superhero emerged as a utopian feminist. "She really felt like you stand a different way (in heels), and you do". That stuff is all old hat but "Wonder Woman" separates itself by putting its female lead above all other players. like WAY above all other players.