Wonder Woman crashed the boys’ club of superhero cinema, saving the DCEU in the process

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There’s a moment in 2017’s Wonder Woman that’s so inspiring, and so largely unprecedented, that it literally brought audiences to tears. It happened so many times that it became its own meme. It became a part of the experience. It’s the scene where Wonder Woman vaults out of a World War I trench and charges straight…

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Marvel somehow got Captain America and his adventure-serial origin story just right

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“The Marvel Universe has gone nuts; we’re going to have a fricking Captain America movie if we’re not careful.” This was Zack Snyder speaking to Entertainment Weekly in 2008. Every once in a while, that quote finds itself recirculated online, evidence of Snyder’s philistine ideas about superhero movies and what a…

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https://www.avclub.com/marvel-somehow-got-captain-america-and-his-adventure-se-1830960087