More Themyscira! More Amazons! (Episode 34)
This week we had Valerie Complex from Black Girl Nerds on the show to talk about Wonder Woman.
Thank you all so much for your patience while we got this episode uploaded, we hope you enjoy it!
Our main segment is full of spoilers for Wonder Woman.
This week we had writer and film critic Valerie Complex on the show to talk about Wonder Woman. You can find Valerie's movie reviews and writing on Black Girl Nerds, Geek and Sundry, Hypable and many other publications.
We had some technical difficulties with audio this episode so it's edited together a little differently than normal. We did our best, hope you enjoy!
What we've been up to (00:00:49)
- The 100 (Spoiler alerts at 00:05:30!!)
- Okja (00:10:20 - sort of spoilers?)
- Steven Yuen Interview http://www.vulture.com/2017/07/steven-yeun-interview-okja-walking-dead.html
- Vice Article on translation in Okja: https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/3kn8mk/okja-proves-that-were-doomed-if-we-dont-understand-one-another
- Viva Pinata
- Little Inferno
- What Remains of Edith Finch
- Master Chef Canada
- The Bright Sessions
Wonder Woman (00:28:15)
- Who is Wonder Woman
- Son of Baldwin discussion article of WW
- First impressions (00:29:10)
- If not Gal Gadot then who? (00:34:58)
- Fight scenes & Aries (00:36:40)
- Steve Trevor (00:40:34)
- The third act is a disappointing final battle style let down. How would you rewrite it if you had the chance? @youmeyou (00:42:20)
- Also I loved some how it's a story with a lot of cliches but most are well used.... are there any cliches that bothered you? @devoted_pupa (00:44:40)
- Do you think that it would have been nice to see Dr. Poison get a bit more screen time and some development to her character? @estelliaslair (00:47:30)
- How did audience engagement rank compared to other movies? How did it affect your enjoyment? @alatinolawyer (00:49:10)
- What character would be your number 1 pick for a new female super hero movie franchise? @youmeyou (00:51:50)
- Hopes for the next Wonder Woman movie? (00:53:00)
- Final thoughts (00:56:10)
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