Remember when Wonder Woman came out and were all so happy to finally see a movie with a female superhero that was directed by a woman? That sure was great, right? Little girls all over the country could go to the movie theater and see a woman defeating the bad guys and saving the day.
Yeah, well, that may not be exactly the message that's being sent by Justice League, the new movie that features Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman. And it'll only take one glance to see why.
Here's a side-by-side of the Amazon warriors in Wonder Woman (on the left) and in Justice League (on the right):
Here is a fantastic example of the difference between the male and female gaze. Patty Jenkins' Amazon warriors on t… https://t.co/k7Sx5HmXeI— Melissa Silverstein (@Melissa Silverstein)1510530386.0
People are already up in arms about the new direction the Amazons' costuming has taken.
@Rosgakori BINGO! https://t.co/C78Dxe41Dt— GTaichou (@GTaichou)1510526751.0
Do we really need to point out how not battle-ready Snyder's Amazons are?
<raises hand> Professor, please explain why ancient Amazons would have completely implausible, ridiculously reveali… https://t.co/rtoS7njCGL— Jeff Yang (@Jeff Yang)1510529698.0