The Week I Was Wonder Woman

June 27, 2017 by

By Diana Peterfreund - My six year old daughter tells people that when she grows up, she wants to be a superhero. She has asked us when her powers will kick in. Her favorite superhero is Supergirl. Years ago, she grilled my husband and me about who our favorite superheroes were (Batman and Wonder Woman, respectively). When she saw that a Wonder Woman movie was coming out, she was very excited…for ... [Read More]

Watch: Teaser for ‘The Incredible Jessica James’ Starring The Incredible Jessica Williams

June 26, 2017 by

Ever since it was announced, we’ve been patiently waiting to get a sneak peek of funny woman Jessica Williams’s new Netflix rom-com The Incredible Jessica James. Well, the wait is finally over! The 1-minute teaser introduces us to 20-something Jessica, a struggling New York City playwright ... [Read More]

Audience At All-Women Screening Of Wonder Woman Gets Absurd, Un-Wonder-Filled Goody Bag

June 15, 2017 by

So you’re invited to an all-women screening of Wonder Woman. The credits roll and you’re feeling inspired, fired-up, and ready to take on the world, Amazon-style. Then, on your way out of the theater, you’re handed a thank-you-for-watching-this-empowering-movie-with-us goody bag. Awesome, right? Nope... not if it's the bag ... [Read More]

The Mythology Behind Wonder Woman’s Bracelets

June 14, 2017 by

In Wonder Woman, shortly after our super heroine, the amazing Gal Gadot, rescues Steve Trevor (Chris Pine), the first man she has ever met in her life, she gets a glimpse of his World War I style wristwatch. When he explains, “It tells the time. It tells you when to sleep, to eat…” She replies, “You let that tiny thing tell you what to do?” No wonder she is bewildered by the little timepiece’s supposed ... [Read More]

How Some Kindergarteners Reacted To Wonder Woman And Blew Director Patty Jenkins Away

June 13, 2017 by

An anonymous someone who works "at a kindergarten" collected "cute Wonder Woman related things that happened within a week of the movie being released." The full-of-awesome bullet point list, which was punctuated by a powerful concluding statement, made its way to the Wonder Woman film team, all the way up to ... [Read More]

‘Megan Leavey’: New Film Tells True Story Of The US Marine Corporal & Her Military Dog Rex

June 5, 2017 by

While Wonder Woman took over the box office this weekend (rightfully so!), there’s another story, about a real-life wonder woman set to hit theaters this weekend. Megan Leavey, which premieres on June 9th, is based on the true story of the U.S. Marine Corporal who, along with her military combat ... [Read More]

Man Throws Tantrum Over Women-Only ‘Wonder Woman’ Screenings, Austin Mayor Pens Brilliant Response

June 1, 2017 by

Steve Adler, the Mayor of Austin, TX, received an email on May 26th from a man named Richard A. Ameduri. Outraged by a local movie theater’s decision to offer a few women-only screenings of ‘Wonder Woman’, Ameduri’s ignorance-fueled ... [Read More]

Watch: Jessica Chastain Calls Depiction Of Women In Films At Cannes “Quite Disturbing”

May 30, 2017 by

As an appointed member of the 2017 Cannes Film Festival jury, Jessica Chastain was among an esteemed group of international artists charged with choosing which films receive an award this year. On Sunday, during a press conference on the final day of the festival, the award-winning actress shared what she took away ... [Read More]