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Upstream podcast: War and peace and ‘Wonder Woman’

Breaking down DC's nuanced action film.


Audra Schroeder


Posted on Jun 2, 2017   Updated on May 23, 2021, 4:24 am CDT

Wonder Woman is out and despite some frothy protests, it’s doing puh-retty, puh-retty well.

This week on the Upstream podcast, Gavia Baker-Whitelaw joins us to discuss how the film could pull DC out of its gritty, brooding (male) hero slump, its themes of empathy and empowerment, and how not to review Wonder Woman.


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*First Published: Jun 2, 2017, 2:21 pm CDT