Some women-only screenings planned for 'Wonder Woman'

Wonder Woman: Outrage over a 'all-women' screening in Austin, Texas

"Apologies, gentlemen, but we're embracing our girl power and saying 'No Guys Allowed, '" the cinema wrote on its website. And when we say "People Who Identify As Women Only", we mean it.

Wonder Woman now has a 4.10 out of 5 ComicBook User Anticipation Rating, making it the ninth most anticipated upcoming comic book movie among ComicBook.com readers. Scattered plans among Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas to host women-only screenings of the upcoming "Wonder Woman" movie have produced both support and some grumbling about gender discrimination. "Everyone working at this screening - venue staff, projectionist, and culinary team - will be female", said the statement. The chain's management, undeterred, responded to the criticism by adding even more women-only showings.

"It's sexist and bigoted", Evan Johnson commented, receiving almost 40 reactions, more than half of which appeared to be laughing at Johnson's comment.

But Alamo Drafthouse wasn't having it. The moment was elevated when she stopped to greet and hug the original Wonder Woman: Lynda Carter. Carter remained the defining onscreen version of Wonder Woman until 2016, when Gadot stepped into the role (and donned the signature rope and sheild) in Zack Snyder's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

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Fans - as well as Gadot, Jenkins and all parties involved in bringing Wonder Woman to the the big screen - very well know that none of them would be doing what they are doing today if not for Carter's contributions, so their salute to the actress by including her in the celebration of the release of the film was not only a classy move on behalf of the production, it was an essential one.

In the meantime, the chain's Facebook page continues to give cheeky replies to complaints posted there.

Now, of course, this made cishet men angry, because when everything has always belonged to you and entitlement happens to be one of your defining characteristics, it must be really hard to be excluded from a few screenings of a film centered around a female-lead. But some people took to the comments to complain, writing things like "have you ever hosted a men's only showing of any film?" and "Imagine the sh-storm if there was any male only showing of anything...or a private showing for a specific race or sexual orientation..."

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