Screentime: Wonder Woman | KCUR

Screentime: Wonder Woman

Jun 20, 2017

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The first modern female-lead superhero film has arrived. There has been a lot of buzz about Wonder Woman, from the female-only opening night viewings, to Patty Jenkins breaking the film industry's glass ceiling as the first female director to climb over $100 million in an opening weekend.

By contrast to the television show in the 1970s, what does this new rendition tell us about the evolution of femininity and feminism? Does the new Wonder Woman break gender roles, or enforce them? On this Screentime, we dive deep.