ARUNGA: ‘Wonder Woman’ treatment reeks of sexism

A scene from the trailer of Wonder Woman. PHOTO| COURTESY

What you need to know:

  • The confusing thing is that the movie was advertised in Lebanon right until a few hours before it premiered.
  • And, other movies featuring Gal Gadot, such as Batman vs. Superman, were not banned, not have other movies from other Israeli actors.
  • So what’s the difference with this one?

It’s already being touted as a revolution in film, and a revolution for women in film. Wonder Woman, which premiered in Kenya yesterday at an exclusive screening courtesy of Crimson Multimedia, MyChoice TV and Anga Imax 20th Century, is already receiving rave reviews, and not just because of Gadot, who did the whole movie while pregnant – and showing. Some green screen tricks took the spotlight away from her baby bump, and the show went on.

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