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Benefits and Consequences of a Successful Wonder Woman Movie

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Things look very positive for the 2017 Wonder Woman movie. Knock on wood, but it seems very likely that Wonder Woman will win its opening weekend, and quite possibly go on to be a huge hit for Warner Brothers and DC.

That being the case, let's speculate on the good and bad things that might follow in the wake of its success:

GOOD: A successful Wonder Woman movie is a huge plus for the Justice League movie, which I am jokingly calling "Wonder Woman 2" at this point. Seriously, though, I was iffy on Marvel's Civil War until Ant-Man came out, and then I really wanted to see Civil War just because Ant-Man was in it.

GOOD: An actual sequel seems inevitable if the movie is a hit.

GOOD: Merchandise! Both direct merch for the movie, which will surely sell a lot of dolls and action figures and etcetera, and for Wonder Woman in general. I'm mainly hoping for the Lynda Carter show on Blu-Ray, or maybe even 4K.

MAYBE GOOD: Will they reboot the comic book character to be more like the movie? They did when the Lynda Carter WW show took off, and IMHO it was a good thing. In terms of costume, it has already happened. And maybe that will at least forge a stable baseline for the character, instead of rebooting her every time the creative team changes.

BAD: If Wonder Woman becomes their most valuable property, will Warners crack down on porn parodies, peril and other unauthorized productions?

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Seems like you're overthinking the whole thing and getting worked up over nothing, but hey that's just me lol

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Overthinking and baseless speculation is kind of the whole point of the thread. :)

GOOD: Video games. I'm pretty sure we'll get a Lego Wonder Woman game, and maybe an Arkham Asylum type spinoff? There's Injustice 2 already, don't care about that one. Would love to see a Lynda Carter era nostalgia game, with as many of the original stars as they can round up doing the voices.

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The Good:
1. Brunettes will be back in charge!
2. Hot topic will have all kinds of WW clothes
3. I can actually dress like WW at work teaching spin and dance AND totally get away with it!!
The Bad:
Every girl is going to want to be WW

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Lurkndog wrote:GOOD: Video games. I'm pretty sure we'll get a Lego Wonder Woman game, and maybe an Arkham Asylum type spinoff? There's Injustice 2 already, don't care about that one. Would love to see a Lynda Carter era nostalgia game, with as many of the original stars as they can round up doing the voices.
I really don't think WB would stake a couple hundred mil on a WW-centered game, no matter how well this movie does. And Lego hasn't done full-on tie-in games for years; I think it's more likely we'll get a WW-themed DLC pack for Lego Dimensions, same as The Lego Batman Movie got.

Please understand I would very much like a WW-centric game, especially one with Carter-era nostalgia, but I'm trying to be realistic here...

On a related note, I was vaguely hoping for a short-story anthology, like DC used to put out in the days of the Burton-Schumacher Batman movies. Anyone remember The Further Adventures of Batman (featuring work from Isaac fucking Asimov!)?

Come to think of it, since Ares is the Big Bad of this movie anyways, it would've been really cool to do an anthology of war stories, stretching from those of antiquity into the Boxer Rebellion (if I'm not mistaken, the last "major" war before WWI). It would've been an excellent way to build up Ares as a truly terrifying, omnipresent nemesis, all while keeping the actual movie's details under wraps.

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I don't think much will happen given that its not a fetish button pusher. In fact I don't think much of anything in mainstream cinema has been fetish button pushing unless you like dudes showing off or women beaten into hamburger meat.

To me this is a movie about a guy... so I just see it in that light.

The only that will probably come of this is what happened with Feig's ghostbuster movie and a giant "if you don't like this movie you're sexist or a pig" guilt trip will come piling down on everyone.

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Mr. X wrote:The only that will probably come of this is what happened with Feig's ghostbuster movie and a giant "if you don't like this movie you're sexist or a pig" guilt trip will come piling down on everyone.
Don't really see that happening. For one, it was a pretty big failure last year when they tried it. And more importantly, I hope this movie is actually good.

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Disciple wrote:
Lurkndog wrote:GOOD: Video games. I'm pretty sure we'll get a Lego Wonder Woman game, and maybe an Arkham Asylum type spinoff? There's Injustice 2 already, don't care about that one. Would love to see a Lynda Carter era nostalgia game, with as many of the original stars as they can round up doing the voices.
I really don't think WB would stake a couple hundred mil on a WW-centered game, no matter how well this movie does. And Lego hasn't done full-on tie-in games for years; I think it's more likely we'll get a WW-themed DLC pack for Lego Dimensions, same as The Lego Batman Movie got.
WB doesn't pay to make the video games, they licence the property out and get paid. The video game companies are the ones putting up the money.

And there have been, what, three Lego Batman video games? And Wonder Woman has been in at least one of them as a playable character.

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Yes, but remember - Batman's roster (allies and enemies alike) have been beaten into the general consciousness through more than two decades of mass-media exposure, including actual Lego sets. In fact, most of the characters in the Lego Batman game - the first one, at least - are just digital sprites of already-existing Lego figures; off the top of my head, Killer Moth was the only one they made from scratch.

If they were to make a Lego WW game, either the roster would have to be embarrassingly small (the movie's introducing Diana, Queen Hippolyta, Etta, Steve, Ares, Dr. Poison... anyone else of note?), or they'd have to make up tons of Lego sprites from scratch, because prior to this movie, I seriously doubt WW has ever gotten a Lego set centered on her.

Don't get me wrong - I'd love to see everyone from Baroness von Gunther to the Silver Swan to all three/four/however-the-fuck-many-it-is-now Cheetahs get the Lego treatment, but realistically speaking it just ain't gonna happen.

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Yes that is the problem with WW, she has no known rogues gallery anyone can understand.

However Iron man had the same problem and that didn't stop the movies from being successful. It was the acting that pulled it off and the humor. The humor is what DC needs. DC really needs to drop the whole "dark" thing. There has to be fun.

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batgirl1969 wrote: Every girl is going to want to be WW
Probably. In my area, there's one woman who already has the jump on WW cosplay and she's going to be in my video series so that's a good side benefit right there. And yes, WW will easily overtake Harley this Halloween..but when Gotham City Sirens comes out, Harley will probably rebound.
Disciple wrote: everyone from Baroness von Gunther to the Silver Swan to all three/four/however-the-fuck-many-it-is-now Cheetahs get the Lego treatment, but realistically speaking it just ain't gonna happen.
Well, there are also four different Silver Swans if you count the one from the recent Wonder Woman '77 who never got a secret identity of any sort.
As for WW's confusing villain roster, I don't think it's any more or less obscure than Flash's Rogues or Arrow's enemies, but the TV shows made those characters work pretty well. So a series of movies could work as well for WW in introducing her character list.

What I'd be really hoping for is a TV show! But if not, the best result of the WW success, as everyone's been saying, is that it will usher in an era of all sorts of movie and TV writers trying out female superhero leads.
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It seems unlikely that Warner Brothers would take a successful WW movie franchise and drop it down to a tv show. It also seems unlikely they would try to move the Supergirl tv show with it's current ratings up into a movie franchise.
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shevek wrote:As for WW's confusing villain roster, I don't think it's any more or less obscure than Flash's Rogues or Arrow's enemies, but the TV shows made those characters work pretty well. So a series of movies could work as well for WW in introducing her character list.
I'll grant you Flash, I guess, but as for Arrow... well, a Scooby-Doo comic of all things laid an absolutely brutal burn on the rogues gallery in his show:

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I probably won't see the WW movie but if it does well, will hopefully see some good coming from it, like maybe another attempt at the tv show or at least re-releasing the show on Blu Ray. When the ca$h cow gets fat, it's time to milk it for all it's worth. IF there was ever an attempt to revitalize the show, I'd love to see Alexandra Daddario play WW, but that's just a lot of wishful thinking on my part. If the movie does well, I would expect a sequel or two and maybe get more perils thrown in since the comics are a wealth of material with bondage and perils, but again, maybe wishful thinking on my part. On the other hand, and this could be GOOD or BAD, but expect to see more porn parodies and it looks like Axel Braun wasted no time with his new WW XXX parody, so I expect to see more porn parodies as well as shib-level fetish movies from a variety of producers and models, etc.

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This is WB. Look at how long they took between a successful Batman Returns and a failed Catwoman. No matter how good it is, they can screw it up with delays and poor planning.

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Visitor wrote:This is WB. Look at how long they took between a successful Batman Returns and a failed Catwoman. No matter how good it is, they can screw it up with delays and poor planning.
absolutely agree! Just look at the last Indiana Jones movie as an example. Some people loved it and some hated it. I thought it was cheesy and awful and just didn't feel like an Indiana Jones movie. When it opens with a CGI groundhog, you know it's going to be bad, but I, like a lot of people, were excited to see a new one since there was so much time in between the last one. I think it was the nostalgia of seeing Indiana Jones back on the screen that fueled the excitement, not the story. Same as Superman Returns in 2006. I could probably say the same about the Star Wars prequels. I was excited as much as the next guy but I thought the over use of CGI just made it unwatchable and it didn't feel like a Star Wars movie, but either you have the long time in between movies that can ruin it, or the rush to make the next one and cash in. From what I read, this WW movie was in the works for many years and it just goes to show what a development hell some of these movies get stuck in before they're eventually released. If this WW movie is as good as the reviews are stating, then I would expect the sequel is either already written or being written because it makes sense to strike while the iron is hot, so to speak, but if it's a failure, then I guess it'll be another Hollywood 'reboot' or 'reimagining' and if that's the case, I say bring on Alexandra Daddario for WW!

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Its the end of "Wonder Panties " with stars on it.............its a sad time :(

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Richpartist wrote:Its the end of "Wonder Panties " with stars on it.............its a sad time :(
I think so too, but I certainly hope not! with all the hype and momentum about the new movie, let's hope we get a new tv show

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I'll stick to the classics even though I'm sure she will do a great job.Think I'll whip out those Lynda Carter dvds now actually....aaahhh :)

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Well, the movie is great so we'll see what happens.

I'd really love to see a Wonder Woman animated series that would stand alongside the Batman and Superman shows, but we'll see.

Justice League Action is actually pretty good for what it is, though the character design for WW is not my favorite.

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Richpartist is right. I don't think we're ever going to see the tight-cut panties again on a modern WW design...only the warrior skirt (which, like Supergirl, will never be upskirted..check the Patty Jenkins movie footage to test this theory) or some kind of long pants. Only the Wonder Woman '77 retro comic will show the 70s/80s era costume. Or that's my guess, given SJW sentiments across the comics industry at this point (not just Marvel).

Would love to be wrong though.
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Anyone of the forum members seen the Princess Warrior flick yet?

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Richpartist wrote:Its the end of "Wonder Panties " with stars on it.............its a sad time :(
On the other hand, you can probably expect a lot of upskirt shots under that battle skirt in years of parodies to come. Silver lining, Rich. :D
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flash wrote:Anyone of the forum members seen the Princess Warrior flick yet?
You mean this one from 1989? Or is there a European parody of the Wonder Woman movie that's out already..which is also called Princess Warrior?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Ad1Vzo-R1E
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I go to movies (not films) to have fun. I don't worry about political implications, the future of super heroes/heroines, costuming impacts, etc. Writing is a big factor in a movie being fun. This movie has a writer with a good history. I enjoyed Guardians II and I expect I will enjoy Wonder Woman as an entertaining way to spend an afternoon or evening. The internet has plenty of stuff for those who are looking for more "adult" entertainment.

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flash wrote:Anyone of the forum members seen the Princess Warrior flick yet?
Good movie. I recommend it. No sexiness. But its not Mary Sue IMHO.

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Mr. X wrote:
flash wrote:Anyone of the forum members seen the Princess Warrior flick yet?
Good movie. I recommend it. No sexiness. But its not Mary Sue IMHO.
Sorry for being ignorant about this but where is this movie (if we're not talking about the 1989 one)?
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I think he refers to the new Wonder Woman movie

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Ah, humorjokes :)

I will be the judge of the sexiness once I see this thing, which won't be for a few days yet. (I want to bring a close lady friend whom I admire a lot..she is my personal heroine, and I want to share the sheer exuberance of the moment with her rather than just sitting alone in a dark theater).

Speaking of predictions, did I predict yet that enrollment in Krav Maga classes will go through the roof? :)
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shevek wrote:Richpartist is right. I don't think we're ever going to see the tight-cut panties again on a modern WW design...only the warrior skirt (which, like Supergirl, will never be upskirted..check the Patty Jenkins movie footage to test this theory) or some kind of long pants. Only the Wonder Woman '77 retro comic will show the 70s/80s era costume. Or that's my guess, given SJW sentiments across the comics industry at this point (not just Marvel).

Would love to be wrong though.
You do get Wonder Woman is literally an SJW character right? Created by actual bona fide SJWs to be an SJW comicbook character for SJWs to read stories about. Complaining about Wonder Woman being politically correct is like complaining that the car you bought has got wheels and an engine.

I don't mean that to come across harsh or anything, but it just baffles me that you're apparently a fan of Wonder Woman and yet you don't seem to know this. Wonder Woman's socially justicey feministy not-giving-a-crap-about-your-bonery aspects were built into the character from day one. They might have lapsed at times because, let's face it, sometimes comics go horribly wrong, but they are fundamental to the character.

In simple terms, they're not doing this whole movie thing for the sake of boners, yours, mine, or anybody elses. Not because they are doing it wrong, but because they are doing it right.

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Relax Clarence.

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It is pretty good isn't it! - and Gal Gadot is great for the role, remember mentioning something about that quite some time ago when they announced her for the role....

It was obvious from day 1!

Film's not quite as good as it might have been, due to changes in directorship in the early stages - by far and away best DCEU film though!

Gives well respected MCU universe films a bloody nose :)

Hopefully consequence of a great WW film is an improvement to DCEU overall!! .. fingers firmly crossed and breath held (although probably shouldn't)

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Dogfish wrote: Wonder Woman's socially justicey feministy not-giving-a-crap-about-your-bonery aspects were built into the character from day one.
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In simple terms, they're not doing this whole movie thing for the sake of boners, yours, mine, or anybody elses. Not because they are doing it wrong, but because they are doing it right.
I'm not sure those points are true when you consider her original comic creator was OBSESSED with bondage and to a lesser degree lesbianism...it was all about HIS 'bonery' from the beginning.
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An Animated Series might be a nice byproduct of all this...

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tallyho wrote:
Dogfish wrote: Wonder Woman's socially justicey feministy not-giving-a-crap-about-your-bonery aspects were built into the character from day one.
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In simple terms, they're not doing this whole movie thing for the sake of boners, yours, mine, or anybody elses. Not because they are doing it wrong, but because they are doing it right.
I'm not sure those points are true when you consider her original comic creator was OBSESSED with bondage and to a lesser degree lesbianism...it was all about HIS 'bonery' from the beginning.

Ahhh....the good old "lesbianism" word....goes with bondage like icing goes with cake....

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tallyho wrote:
Dogfish wrote: Wonder Woman's socially justicey feministy not-giving-a-crap-about-your-bonery aspects were built into the character from day one.
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In simple terms, they're not doing this whole movie thing for the sake of boners, yours, mine, or anybody elses. Not because they are doing it wrong, but because they are doing it right.
I'm not sure those points are true when you consider her original comic creator was OBSESSED with bondage and to a lesser degree lesbianism...it was all about HIS 'bonery' from the beginning.
Yeah that's true I suppose. The comic did originally get into some trouble since it was believed to encourage lesbianism. I suspect the author too was quite into lesbians since his marital situation was essentially a threeway with a couple of women's suffrage activists. I was more taking issue with the complaint that being PC meant there would be nothing hot about the new character. She's not going to be the a particularly sexy superheroine archetype because she's never had sexy as a central selling point (unless you were a fan in the 1940s and female supremacy was your thing).

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Dogfish, I'm totally aware of WW being a "proto-SJW" as it were. I know the character's origins. See my comments in the other thread about why I'm much more Ok with WW being Mary Sued than I would be with any other female comicbook character.

However I must disagree with you about WW's sexiness never being a selling point. That seems like you'd have blinders on. It may not be a *stated* selling point (like you didn't an ad in DC Comics or on TV saying "check out WW, she's so sexy!"). But it is certainly implied. She is a beautiful, fit, powerful character (as are the actresses who portray her) who shows a fair amount of curvaceous flesh and gets in perilous situations. You're going to tell me that's *not* sexy? I mean, ask George Perez - his 80s depiction of Wonder Woman is sexy no matter how you slice it.
The prurience is implied.

Also, my point was in merely agreeing that you probably won't see the tight-cut panties again, and *that* is definitely due to *increased* levels of
SJW-ism in the entertainment industry, even if WW was already a proto-SJW by nature.

The feminisms are different..that's why I'm baffled by "woke" kids who claim that it's always been the same feminism. No it hasn't. Look how it's changed. It doesn't even deal with the same problems.

1970s second-wave feminism: Wonder Woman is a feminist character! But it's OK that she basically wears a tight swimsuit because she fights for
equal rights for women and for justice! Go Lynda!

2010s third-wave Tumblrism: Wonder Woman represents white American imperialism and Gal Gadot is a tool for Israeli propaganda. But we'll let this movie happen anyway because there aren't enough women leads in movies and it's good to see a woman kick ass. But she has to wear a warrior costume because she's a warrior and that's 'practical'. If she wears anything more revealing, that's sexist and that's objectification. That even goes for the comics, which are an imaginary world where things don't have to be 'practical'.

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Ah...so now I'm seeing the possible drawbacks of the success of the Wonder Woman movie...check the Comics forum for some evidence of rampant
SJW-ism infecting the writing of a current WW title.
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Totally agree with the above post. I thought the comic book WE of the 80s and 90s was awesome. George Perez's art was the peak for me, but several other artists made her look quite good.
But I have basically quit comics and WW in particular. The art on most titles is brutal. I miss the days of McFarlane on Spawn and Spider-Man and Hulk, Jim Lee on X-Men, Perez on WW, Ed Benes and Gary Frank on Supergirl, etc.
Sadly, bad art and social agendas and a fear of reprisal, as well as the now mainstream of these characters in a country that fears women being considered sexy because that somehow connects to misogyny, have killed most interest I have in comics despite a 30 year history.

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Sugarcoater..don't quit all comics! Check out my posts in the Comics forum where I try to hip you to as many current sexy comic books as I can, while also trying to help you avoid paying money for the preachy SJW nonsense. There are still plenty of books that bring the sexy...even some with a distinctly '90s vibe. And there are also some books that balance sexy with a liberal values approach. You just have to look for them.

In the past year or so, I've pointed out the likes of: Empowered (Dark Horse). Sex (Image). Sex Criminals (Image). Starfire (DC). Vampblade (Action Lab). Fathom (Aspen) and much more. I wrote about a Grant Morrison comic (The Bulleteer) that is even specifically *about* superheroine fetish.

And I would say that even though the messages of overtly feminist comics like Bombshells, Batwoman and Insexts are borderline female supremacist, you can still appreciate certain aspects to them: certainly the characters in Insexts are beautiful lesbians, the art in Bombshells is nothing short of amazing (the women are all depicted in a gorgeous 'burlesque' costume style), and Batwoman, well, she's still such a hottie even if she does only go for the ladies.

My point is, don't give up the ship..with a bit of discernment and forethought, there are plenty of sexy opportunities yet to be had in comics.
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High box office has WB planning a sequel with current cast and director. How many years do you think it will take before it actually happens?

Edit - In an Ooops moment, WB forgot to lock in the director for a possible sequel when writing the contracts.

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And, as expected, Wonder Woman lost out to Cars 3 this weekend. On the other hand, the movie still made another 40 million in domestic box office.

To put that in perspective, In its third weekend, Wonder Woman sold more tickets than The Mummy did its opening weekend.

Fortunately for Universal, The Mummy is doing well overseas, so it will most likely break even at least.

In merch news, I was surprised to walk around my local Wal-Mart and not see any of the Wonder Woman movie merch. Seems like bad business when the movie was still the #1 box office hit. I suspect what's going on is that Wal-Mart basically rents out the end caps of its toy aisles as advertisements for coming attractions. They had tons of toys out for the upcoming Transformers movie, for instance, and for Cars 3.

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The Mummy did terribly..but Sofia Boutella is so sexy in it, you should probably check it out. That Mummy costume is hot.

I finally saw Wonder Woman. It was unbelievable. The best superhero movie ever made! (Even the lady friend I went with said it was her #2 favorite after the 90s Batman one with Michelle Pfeiffer). I was so happy I was basically misting up through much of it. Gal Gadot was the most beautiful powerful woman I've ever seen on screen. My god the way she moved..magnificent. Of course there were some slow parts and some parts that were less than believable (Ares looks like who? won't give it away but imagine an actor from fucking Monty Python). But overall it was a roaring success. Congratulations to Patty Jenkins.

Yeah, I don't know about merch. I was in Barnes & Noble this weekend and I saw Guardians of the Galaxy merch but nothing for WW. Opportunity missed for sure. Why isn't every young girl (and boys too) who saw this movie playing with a fully articulated Wonder Woman doll by now?
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I would have to disagree in that The Dark Knight might be the best superhero movie made. I don't want to be a prisoner if he moment, and Gal made quite a good WW, but Bale as Batman and Ledger as the Joker, along with a strong supporting cast, makes TDK still the best.

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Well I am just happy this movie grossed so much and broke the heroine curse for movies. Now maybe makers will be willing to make more heroine movies.

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I'm gonna guess if there was any anxiety in the MCU about the upcoming "Captain Marvel/Ms Marvel" feature, its pretty much gone by now.


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Are people really that annoyed by WW's costume? Like... I mean, she shows a TON of skin in this movie... way more than I fathomed them ever actually getting away with, and her battle skirt is like... the most mini of minies... sure it's not a leotard, but does that really upset people enough to boycott a film? People like Catwoman and she's in a full bodysuit showing no skin? I thought they got away with a lot, especially when accounting for the fact there was NO public backlash over it, for the first big female lead superhero film of the decade.
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In merch news, I was surprised to walk around my local Wal-Mart and not see any of the Wonder Woman movie merch. Seems like bad business when the movie was still the #1 box office hit. I suspect what's going on is that Wal-Mart basically rents out the end caps of its toy aisles as advertisements for coming attractions. They had tons of toys out for the upcoming Transformers movie, for instance, and for Cars 3.
Did you check the girl's section? There's still tons of the WW dolls at my Walmart... they're pretty awesome to. Better than dumb ol' action figures, they are like... flexible fully poseable Barbie dolls with swords and shields and pretty war horses
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They should put the Wonder Woman dolls in the superheroes section not the girls' section, but hey I'm glad the dolls are there regardless, and I hope
lots of girls (and some boys) buy them, as good merchandising sales will encourage more movie production as well.

i wasn't annoyed at all by the costume. I was thrilled watching every inch of Gal's tight, lithe body - the parts both covered and uncovered.
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Femina wrote:
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Did you check the girl's section? There's still tons of the WW dolls at my Walmart... they're pretty awesome to. Better than dumb ol' action figures, they are like... flexible fully poseable Barbie dolls with swords and shields and pretty war horses
I went down all the aisles in the toy section. I did see a couple WW dolls in with the Barbies, but they were some kind of spinoff unrelated to the movie. Kind of a Wonder Woman/Sailor Moon hybrid.

I even did a walk around the store looking for a dedicated Wonder Woman island or endcap somewhere else, but there wasn't anything like that either.

Wal-Mart is kind of strange in that different stores can carry very different things. Some of them don't carry paint in their home improvement section, for instance. The contents of the Sporting Goods department also varies wildly.

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Target is worse since they tailor store content to supposed demand in the area. I've seen stores 5 miles apart where only one would carry an item I wanted.

My Wal-mart had some WW stuff in temporary aisle displays that are now gone. Batman's new Lego movie has taken over the space.

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