Welp. We went to see Wonder Woman. I cried during the sad parts and some of the other parts. They were the same kind of tears I had on and off through Ghostbusters. Movies with strong women who are fully realized people who are allowed to be sexual but are not sexualized and can also kick ass just make me cry randomly. Though TBH I also cry in LotR when anyone picks up their sword and runs into battle screaming the name of their home. I didn’t even realize how ravenous I was for a female version of that.
Carter, who was outspoken about the importance of having a woman at the helm of a Wonder Woman film, did talk at length with director Patty Jenkins.
CARTER: Over a period of quite a few months, we talked on the phone. It really was [about] why I thought my portrayal worked, why it lived, what my intentions were from the beginning about the character. We were so much on the same page of the interpretation of what embodies this character. [Wonder Woman is] not thinking she’s all that. She’s powerful, but…
She’s sensitive. Right.
Why do you think it took so long for this character to get a movie?
They were, I think, struggling to cast it and struggling to get the story right. I think they wanted to distance it from anything I did in the past. They have gone back to more of a historical story, which I think is good.
What do you hope to see in Gal Gadot’s version of Wonder Woman?
I like her. I just hope it’s successful, that’s all. I think she’s probably pretty kick-ass, and it’s a whole new way to empower women.
This week will feature a double entry. I couldn’t decide which set of photos to showcase. So, here’s the first set. These photos are from Gooseberry Intimates. I couldn’t stop thinking about these photos. They have a surprising sensuality to them. Which is effortlessly expressed by this woman. But, these photos aren’t an exception. All of the shoots that I’ve encountered have that same quality. So, obviously I concluded that she was the source. Then, I started investigating her. What about her that gives off that vibe? What does she do to acquire this qualities? Does she do it on purpose? Or is it just some natural aura surrounding her? An accurate resolution requires further analysis. Nonetheless, she is an amazingly gorgeous woman. Drop dead gorgeous.