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“Wonder Woman 1984” is the closest thing audiences will get to a theatrical blockbuster this holiday season. After only one weekend, the film already has the fifth-highest domestic box office at $16.7 million of any film released in the last nine months of 2020. I was initially shut out of getting a ticket for a Christmas Day screening before the one viable theater upped its number of showings for that day. Never mind the simultaneous HBO Max release, I want audiences – if able and comfortable, and of course following all safety protocols – to support theaters by seeing this movie on the big screen, even if the movie itself isn’t all that great.
Set 66 years after the World War I-era original, the new film finds the unaging Diana Prince,