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FilmWeek: ‘Wonder Woman,’ ‘Captain Underpants’ and more




Actress Gal Gadot arrives at the Premiere Of Warner Bros. Pictures'
Actress Gal Gadot arrives at the Premiere Of Warner Bros. Pictures' "Wonder Woman" at the Pantages Theatre on May 25, 2017 in Hollywood, California.
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire, Wade Major and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases, including a deep dive on the summer's big hit, "Wonder Woman."

Is Wonder Woman a feminist icon? What does she represent to you? And how has she transformed since the days of comics and television to now? Call us at 866-893-7222.

Here's our list of reviews for today:

Host Alex Cohen also spoke with Demetri Martin during Morning Edition, you can listen to the interview here.

Critics' Hits

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSB4wGIdDwo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08Yv95dAGOo

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-j1i94L8PMk

 

Mixed Feelings

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1a-TDnXEV7M

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxnmlU5FAMM

 

Misses!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XBtQYs5CWs8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ihbFgkObP8

 

Guests:

Christy Lemire, film critic for KPCC and RogerEbert.com; co-host of YouTube’s “What the Flick?”; she tweets @christylemire

Wade Major, film critic for KPCC and host for IGN’s DigiGods.com

Charles Solomon, film critic for KPCC, Animation Scoop and Animation Magazine