~~June 6, 2017~~
“Wonder Woman” made history this weekend as it became the first-ever female-led superhero blockbuster!
After receiving rave reviews from fans and film critics alike, it also ruled at the box office, grossing $100.5 million in the US and Canada and over $220 million worldwide. Directed by Patty Jenkins and starring Gal Gadot, the film’s spectacular debut set a new record for the biggest opening for a female director.
This was a huge achievement for female filmmakers in general observed media analyst Paul Dergarabedian who said,
“Any ridiculous notion that a woman may not be suited to direct a big budget superhero movie is hopefully once and for all shattered.”
The film also proved any naysayers about the appeal of a female-led superhero film wrong – on the film review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, “Wonder Woman” earned a 94% approval rating from critics and…
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