Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman

Blu-ray Disc - 2017
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When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.
Audience: OFA rating: PG.
Publisher: Burbank : Warner Home Video, 2017.
Branch Call Number: Blu-ray FIC Wonde
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (141 min.) : digital, sound, colour ; 12 cm
Language Note: In English dubbed in French and Spanish with French and Spanish subtitles.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Described video for the visually impaired.

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VaughanPLDavidB Mar 10, 2019

I am not a fan of comics, so I don't know how this movie fits into the DC Universe canon. But I know enough that every superhero needs to have an origin story and this is a very good one. The DC Cinematic Universe had a bit of a bumpy start with Batman versus Superman, but this movie has shown ... Read More »


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courdon
Aug 29, 2019

At first I thought this move was going to be like the TV series (which made wonder woman boring). But this movie was better with believable performances.

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kuttu68
Aug 22, 2019

This movie was very hyped just like most superhero movies theses days and they end up being a awful movie to watch. I gave this movie the stars I did because I feel that wonder woman deserves her own movie to many guy action heros females are not as much so I feel it is time for more wonder woman movies to come. Also I feel Gal Gadot was a good pick to have a wonder woman, I know Lynda Carter was the first (maybe) I feel Gal was a good fit. Like most movies nowadays they need to be tweek at bit to get it done possible but just have to wait and see what there is to come.

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samjack_0
Aug 20, 2019

Movie was over-hyped. It was slow paced like some reviews here have said. And I found the language and vocabulary used not matching the period the movie was to have taken place, which is the 1940's.

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SusyHendrix
Jul 28, 2019

Good ideas and performances, but the pacing is uneven. You could have tightened so much of this and ended up with a shorter but more impactful movie.

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LESeymour
Jul 23, 2019

Amazing. Amazons. Battles. Chris Pine. My only complaint is you can't see the kiss!! ACCK!
Fun, great theme music too!

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booksmile
Jun 08, 2019

Still love after rewatching...and still found myself getting emotional at some scenes, like when she climbs up into "no man's land"

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
May 05, 2019

Wonder Woman is truly a masterpiece of a film. Diana fights her greatest enemy, Ares, as WWI rages on around her. Convinced that defeating Ares will end the war, she goes to destroy him but is forced to consider the nature of humanity. Are people truly good overall? And is humanity even worth saving? With well-developed side characters that enhance the vitality and intensity of her own arc of development, Diana is an incredibly real and complicated character whose own growth invites viewers to reflect on their own nature and values. Wonder Woman is also fantastic as an action film with intense battle scenes, bold stunts, and high stakes. Power corrupts, but Diana’s story is one of love, hope, and sacrifice. @amiwrite of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

Wonder Woman is an incredible film that, as a young woman, I really enjoyed, though that is not to say that men won’t enjoy it as well. The beginning of the movie, as it is set during World War I, focuses much on sexism which I’m glad was not ignored considering the time because it is very important. It also feels super empowering when Diana, Wonder Woman, upstages the men who underestimate her in the film through intelligence and strength and when she walks into battlefields and essentially defeats great enemies single handedly. There was a well executed plot twist that was really intriguing, and I thoroughly enjoyed the romance in the film. Although the romance did seem obvious from the start of the movie, I think that the turn it took in the film was unexpected and a different yet pleasing approach. The action in the film was really well done—there were quite a few shots in slow-motion which I thought were really cool—and it was very exciting to watch. I loved Wonder Woman’s persistence, confidence, and faith in mankind as she stayed hopeful in ending the evil influence placed upon the Germans by the god of war as I found it was a great message in the film. Overall, 5/5 stars. @demi.god.on.a.mission of the Hamilton Public Library Teen Review Board

This Wonder Woman movie is really good, I did enjoy it so much with my family it just a fantastic and solid film. It was good in drama, it was good in action and it was great in fantasy element that I absolutely adore it has amazing comedic elements there is also a cool destroyed realistic war sequences. It was a colorful movie compared to some DC film that was gloomy and sad, the Amazon that were Diana grew up was such a beautiful and colorful place the cinematography was fantastic the costumes in the productions looks absolutely brilliant, the whole layout and structures execution and direction on the film are all worked out brilliantly. It was really fun to see and enjoyable. 5/5 Stars. @moviefanatic of the Hamilton Public Library Teen Review Board

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justicelawman
May 04, 2019

Not impressed but nice to see women portrayed as heroes even though I am not a fan of Gal Gadot....

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black_lion_700
Apr 19, 2019

I thought this was soo good! Great acting! Really interesting plot and very exciting! Great family movie in my opinion.

VaughanPLDavidB Mar 10, 2019

I am not a fan of comics, so I don't know how this movie fits into the DC Universe canon. But I know enough that every superhero needs to have an origin story and this is a very good one. The DC Cinematic Universe had a bit of a bumpy start with Batman versus Superman, but this movie has shown that DC has hit their stride, and I'm looking forward to more. It's a pity Chris Pine won't be appearing again in this franchise, because the current iteration of Star Trek is really stumbling.

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LThomas_Library
May 07, 2018

Other: Topics: Inequality, Mental Health (PTSD)

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LThomas_Library
May 07, 2018

Frightening or Intense Scenes: Intense scenes.

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LThomas_Library
May 07, 2018

Violence: Strong violence.

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LThomas_Library
May 07, 2018

Coarse Language: Moderately coarse language.

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reginator_22
Feb 15, 2018

Violence: Sequences of violence and action.

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green_cat_3454
Oct 27, 2017

Sexual Content: Chris Pine is seen basically naked, only covering his, well, his you know what spot.

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Gwen904
Sep 27, 2017

Frightening or Intense Scenes: Dr. Poison is rather creepy, what with her burned, scarred mouth. Villains, death of innocents, and World War I theme.

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Gwen904
Sep 27, 2017

Sexual Content: Kissing.

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Gwen904
Sep 27, 2017

Violence: Guns, stabbing, etc.

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LThomas_Library
May 07, 2018

You fight without honor.

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Gwen904
Feb 09, 2018

Trevor: Welcome to jolly ol' London!
Diana: It's hideous!
Trevor: Yeah, it's not for everyone.

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reginator_22
Jan 22, 2018

Diana Prince: I will fight for those who cannot fight for themselves.

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Gwen904
Sep 27, 2017

"Only love can truly save the world." - Diana Prince

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Gwen904
Sep 27, 2017

"Don't kill if you can wound. Don't wound if you can subdue. And don't raise your hand at all until you've first extended it." - Diana Prince

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Gwen904
Sep 27, 2017

"It's not about deserve. It's about what you believe. And I believe in love." - Diana Prince

CMLibrary_gjd_0 Sep 25, 2017

Diana Prince: "they're everything you say--yet so MUCH MORE;I believe in Love."

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