The FOEC podcast slips on its gauntlets and fighting wedges to kick ass for Patty Jenkins' Wonder Woman, which has opened big around the world with a rallying cry for fans of female superheroes. After we review the strengths and weaknesses of WW, we discuss the state of female superheroes on screen in the era of the shared cinematic universes of DC Marvel and the X-Men.
SPOILERS for Wonder Woman begin around the 13-minute mark!
00:00 – Intro + trailer audio clip
03:50 – Review of Wonder Woman (SPOILERS begin around 13:00)
31:20 – Audio clip (Suicide Squad) + discussing female superheroes in the movies (Suicide Squad, Black Widow in the MCU and the X-Women)
THEME MUSIC: 'Film Film Film!' by Vladimir Golovanov, Fyodor Khitruk and Sokol from Film Film Film! (Фильм, фильм, фильм, 1968)