Tag: Wonder Woman

Cathy Yan Has One Indie Movie to Her Name. Now She’s Directing a Hollywood Blockbuster. A Bunch of Dudes Already Know the Feeling.

In terms of Hollywood career paths, Cathy Yan’s might be hard to emulate: born in China, raised in Hong Kong, moved to D.C., became a reporter for The Wall Street Journal based out of New […]

Taking Stock of the DCEU: Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off?

Batgirl is caput (for now.) Flashpoint’s directors haven’t started work yet because their contract has yet to be finalized even after a month of negotiations. And Justice League continues to get trounced at the box […]

What Does Logan’s Surprising WGA Nomination Mean for Its Oscar Chances?

Well, that wasn’t supposed to happen. When the Writers Guild of America announced their annual nominations today if there was going to be a superhero movie among the adapted screenplay nominees Wonder Woman was going […]

Kelly’s Favorite 20 Films of 2017: The Blockbusters Strike Back

2017 was a weird year for movies. There were uncommonly good blockbusters in the first half of the year and uncommonly pedestrian awards contenders in the second half (Suburbicon, anyone?). We still don’t really have […]

Warner Bros. Is About To Do Either the Best or Worst Possible Thing It Could for the DCEU

From the outside looking in, it doesn’t seem as if anyone at Warner Bros. truly knows for sure what’s going on with its DC films anymore, and a new report has only added further confusion […]

Box Office: Just How Thoroughly Did Thor: Ragnarok Kick Justice League’s Ass?

Justice League. Box Office. Go: What It Was Projected to Make: $110m domestic, $325m worldwide What It Actually Made: $96m domestic, $281m worldwide How Bad Is That?: That $110m projection was already seen as a […]

Brief Reminder: Justice League Employed 1,700 People, None of Whom Set Out to Make a Bad Movie

Almost all comic book movies these days come with at least one post-credits scene. Justice League is no different. In fact, it has two. There’s a funny one as well as a remarkably important one […]

On the Gal Gadot-Brett Ratner Story

The Story: Gal Gadot stands up to Hollywood sexism and refuses to return for Wonder Woman 2 unless accused sex offender Brett Ratner and his RatPac film financing company are removed from the project. Where the Story […]

The Oscars Need Logan, Wonder Woman and Get Out More Than Those Films Need the Oscars

It’s 2017. Everything’s political. So, we can’t talk about the Oscars without first acknowledging the ongoing conversation over whether or not people like Bill Cosby or Roman Polanski should be expelled from the Academy as […]

Painkiller Jane Was Once Going to be the First Movie Of Its Kind. Now It Just Hopes Ghost in the Shell & Atomic Blonde Haven’t Soured the Market.

At one point, Painkiller Jane, a film adaptation of Jimmy Palmiotti’s graphic novel series that plays like Deadpool crossed with Jessica Jones, was on track to hit screens before Wonder Woman, Captain Marvel and any […]