Women have long struggled to get behind the camera of Hollywoods biggest productions.
Wonder Womanwas a box office smash on its opening weekend, raking in more than $100 million domestically - a new record for a movie directed by a woman. As per Warner Bros, the film has amassed Rs 7.40 crore (net) in its opening weekend collection in India. Wonder Woman hit theatres on June 2. With a current Rotten Tomatoes score of 93%, the film ranks higher than most of Marvel and DC's superhero flicks. The studio said Monday that the tickets sold on Sunday turned out to be even higher than it estimated over the weekend.
It's an awesome scene, not only because it's all about Diana taking on her role as the hero that will become Wonder Woman for the first time, but also because it showsher not being a savior, but being a leader.
"I really do think the trepidation was there were failed attempts and then that wasn't who you were targeting for such a massive movie, so I think that has really changed".
"I'm not a big obligation person when it comes to art. Because I want to see the signal that that will send to the world". It's given a much-needed boost to the DC Extended Universe, with reviews that are much better than those for 2016's disappointing "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" and "Suicide Squad".
Everybody needs Wonder Woman, to be honest.
Warner Bros' distribution chief Jeff Goldstein said: "Globally this property has just resonated with fans".
That was decidedly not the case heading into the weekend. Though Dark Knight and Dark Knight Rises both bested WonderWoman's opening weekend, the trilogy's first film, Batman Begins, raked in only $48.7 million in 2005, rendering Batman another one of WonderWoman's box office victims.
That's been especially hard-to-miss this summer.
It shows that superhero movies arent just about men. When Diana is reminded of why she left home and traveled to the frontlines, the sight of war doesn't deter her, it only makes her more ready to fight. Some elements and character arcs also go unexplained, leaving viewers with questions at the end. Her fellow jury member Maren Ade, the German director of "Toni Erdmann", spoke about the dearth of female filmmakers.
". You and I are serious men of substance with little time for the delicate sensitivities displayed by the pitiful creature who maligned your good name and sterling character by writing that abysmal email", his equally lengthy response read in part. Steve will consequently sacrifice himself for the good of the world, no matter how much they lovetheir lady on the ground, and even if they haven't had that one dance. And this in a summer season that was down 9% from past year going into this weekend.
Next week, Lucia Aniello, a writer and director from "Broad City", will release her bachelorette comedy "Rough Night". It was 9 per cent in 1998. They arrive at a field dubbed "No Man's Land" across which the Germans and the British had been locked in a standoff for over a year.
And, of course, it's a triumph for Patty Jenkins - the first woman to ever direct a big-budget superhero movie.
Super hero movies are all the rage these days - and have been for a decade or so, at least - but in the years since Marvel, DC, and the like renewed their interest in slugging it out on the silver screen, the whole trend has been a bit of a "boy's club". "The female talent is there, it is the hiring process and the imaginations of executives and producers that represent the true barrier to progress".
Williamson's departure heralded a mini collapse by the Kiwis as they lost the remaining six wickets over the next six overs. His innings was studded with 8 fours and 3 sixes. "We bowled both sides of the wicket and it was pretty ordinary ".
How old is she? 36? 36? Venus Williams wasn't in the most talkative of moods Sunday after a three-set loss at the French Open . With losses on Sunday by defending champion Garbine Muguruza , seven-time major victor Venus Williams and 2011 U.S.
That may sound ideal to a tennis-loving bachelor, but as Andy Murray will tell you, it can take its toll on a family man. That will be against Juan Martin Del Potro , who rather than a horror show found himself caught up in a real "weepie".
But small hardline groups, including the Maute and Abu Sayyaf, have refused to negotiate and sought to united behind IS. Lorenzana said there might have been other foreign fighters killed in the battle.
He was married, had five children and several grandchildren. " Funeral Arrangements will be announced by the family ". He had extensive knowledge of the global and national frameworks and processes that are critical to UNFPA's work.
He deleted it at 5.50 a.m., and by then, it was re-tweeted more than 100,000 times, making it the career best for Mr. Trump who routinely announces policy and snipes at critics at home and overseas in fewer than 140 characters.
Our thoughts are with those killed and injured in these horrifying attacks, and we will bring more details as they come in. A GoFundMe page has been set up to support Zelenak's family during their search.
The free-speech rally organized by a conservative group called Patriot Prayer drew hundreds to a plaza near City Hall . Another wearing a "Police Lives Matter" T-shirt said she wanted to "reverse the lies" surrounding Trump supporters.
Since April 1, Venezuela has been beset by near daily protests and violent clashes with government forces that have left 59 dead. Julio Borges , the opposition lawmaker who heads the National Assembly, wrote a letter of protest to Lloyd C.
Collins was discussing Comey's scheduled testimony - set for Thursday - before the Senate Intelligence Committee. I didn't even really talk to him. "That's the extent of my acquaintance with Mr Flynn", he added.
Jason Day, who grew up idolizing Woods and often consults him on golf matters, said he sent Woods a text and has not heard back. Before they start, Woods puts his right foot on the hood of the officer's auto , and spends some time tying his shoe.
Djokovic, Muguzura, Nadal in action at French Open
The 14-time major victor has dropped just 20 games in four rounds so far, just one more than he lost at the same stage in 2012. Mladenovic could have company in the quarterfinals, though: Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia plays her fourth-round match Monday.
Ex-MMA fighter gets 36 years to life in kidnap, beating case
As Radar previously reported, Mack claimed that her ex-boyfriend walked in on her and a man named Corey Thomas on August 8, 2014. The 35-year-old Jonathan Paul Koppenhaver , who was convicted by a jury in March, will be eligible for parole in 36 years.
Spelling bee champ asked to spell 'covfefe,' gets it wrong
Ananya, of Fresno, California , won the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday after numerous rounds against Rohan Rajeev . Vinay said she has two plans for her prize money: sharing it with her younger brother and putting it into her college account.
Zidane can stay at Real Madrid for life, says Perez
In the run-up to the final, it sounded like Juventus were favourites and were playing a team who'd reached the final by chance. We pressed a lot more and physically we won the game there too, so I'm very happy".
When is Game 3 of the NBA Finals?
With a crushing defeat behind them, the Cavs will attempt to even the series when the game tips off at 8:00 PM ET on ABC tonight. Steve Kerr was back on the bench for the Warriors in this one, which was great to see and gave the Warriors and emotional boost.
Murray confident ahead of Del Potro clash
And now I know his game a lot, but I need to be in good shape and physically be stronger if we play a long match, long rallies. The world No 1 came through an absorbing contest on a sweltering Court Suzanne Lenglen 6-7 (3-7 ) 6-2 6-2 7-6 (7-3).
Challenge that wasn't: EC closes EVM matter
The poll panel had invited seven national and 49 state parties recognised by it for the challenge. A detailed demonstration of the entire process was given to them by our technical team.