Wonder Woman

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After ditching Henry Cavill’s Superman, can James Gunn really turn DC around?
The studio’s new chief exec has enjoyed a trigger-happy start, scrapping Cavill’s Man of Steel as well as Wonder Woman 3. But he must be given time to realise his vision

Ben Child

16, Dec, 2022 @10:14 AM

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Pow! Why female writers are a top draw in the world of comics
As 15,000 fans gather in Yorkshire this weekend, authors tell how the male domination of the genre was broken

David Barnett

13, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Batgirl axed, The Flash floundering – can Black Adam turn things round for DC’s troubled superheroes?
Any company with characters like Batman and Wonder Woman should be laughing all the way to the bank. So why are DC and its owner Warner Bros struggling with so many projects?

Steve Rose

18, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘I’m just not afraid’: Lynda Carter on her online activism and Wonder Woman
In the wake of the supreme court overturning Roe v Wade, Carter’s tweets have broken through: Wonder Woman has engaged with the discourse

Emma Brockes

25, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Why the heavily criticised digital revolution has been good for cinema
Director Patty Jenkins recently condemned films produced by streamers as “fake movies”, but the evolution has opened doors for diversity

Steve Rose

20, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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New Gods and dead heroes: why Snyder's DC plans are temptingly off the wall
A dead Batman, Superman takes over the Justice League and Wonder Woman battles Darkseid … Zack Snyder has revealed his vision for a five-movie plan. Pity it’ll probably never happen

Ben Child

26, Mar, 2021 @11:17 AM

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Streaming: the greatest female action hero films
Gal Gadot’s second outing as Wonder Woman consolidates her place in cinema’s firmament of superheroes who have had to fight all the way…

Guy Lodge

20, Mar, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Smash hit or total turkey? In the age of streaming it's impossible to tell
With the box office closed and only secretive viewing figures to go on, gauging a film’s success is becoming a tricky proposition

Steve Rose

25, Jan, 2021 @9:00 AM

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There's no blaming studio interference for the disappointment that was Wonder Woman 1984
Director Patty Jenkins got to make the movie she wanted – even if it did take years of fighting studio sexism first

Ben Child

07, Jan, 2021 @5:45 PM

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Wonder Woman 1984 is a smug, dishonest let-down. How very 2020 | Emma Brockes
Three years after a truly inspiring superhero film, Patty Jenkins’ sequel uses faux feminism to push a reactionary agenda, says Guardian columnist Emma Brockes

Emma Brockes

04, Jan, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Why DC's move to the small screen could be great
DC is aping Marvel’s move to TV, thanks to its superhero streaming deal with HBO Max. It might even iron out the wrinkles in its flawed Extended Universe project

Ben Child

01, Jan, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Wonder Woman 1984: the villain, the philosophy, the outfits – discuss with spoilers
It nailed the era’s look – but what about the music? And just what is going on with Chris Pine’s character?

Jordan Hoffman

22, Dec, 2020 @11:27 AM

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