Wonder Woman is being praised as one of the best superhero films ever by many critics and cinema goers as it conquered the box office this weekend.
As it turns out, the film also marked a turning point in comic book film demographics, with more than half the viewership for "Wonder Woman" being women. The movie also received an "A" rating from CinemaScore, which polls North American audience members throughout a film's opening weekend to assign a comprehensive crowd-sourced grade to every theatrical release. Snyder recently revealed that he managed to sneak an Alfred Hitchock-esque cameo into director Patty Jenkins' woman-led superhero movie.
Hollywood is known for its reluctance to hire female directors, especially for blockbuster superhero movies. "The momentum is with us in every way", said Warner Bros. distribution chief Jeff Goldstein.
Wonder Woman has shattered records at the US box office after hauling in over $100 million (GBP78 million) over the weekend (02-04Jun17). Gadot first debuted as Wonder Woman in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice".
Wonder Woman is now holding a 93% on Rotten Tomatoes, making it certifiably "Fresh" with an A CinemaScore.
Patty Jenkins is our savior after seeing Wonder Woman. But the person who's not me at all, who lives inside of me. has heard people say for many years, 'Ah, nobody would go see a female superhero film, women don't like action, ' all those things. Coming in at an estimated $100+ million domestically, the movie is now certifiably fresh on Rotten Tomatoes with a 94% rating!
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