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Wonder why: Male-directed 'Justice League' sparks anger with skimpier Amazon costumes

14 November 2017, 04:37 | Elsie Buchanan

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In Wonder Woman, the warrior women wore metal plated armor into battle - armor that actually looks like it might offer some protection against steel. Others saw the outfit switch as a direct commentary on male directors.

Justice League hits theaters this Friday, and while it sounds like it's far from ideal, early reviews are that it's a step in the right direction for the dark and dreary Snyder-verse take on DC Comics' superheroes.

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There were a few factors that led to this wonderful portrayal of women, including the fact that it was directed by a woman (Patty Jenkins), and had a woman in charge of the costumes (Lindy Hemming).

Titan Books has released a 96-page hardcover book titled "Justice League Official Collector's Edition" which features lots of new photos and information about the movie. pointed out an interesting quote from Ben Affleck, after he was asked what it was like being an executive producer on Justice League.

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Timonen also noted that the Wonder Woman costumes were designed by a woman, Lindy Hemming, while costume designer Michael Wilkinson was responsible for the Justice League ensembles.

"In case you wonder: Here's a picture of how the Amazons looked in Wonder Woman.next to pic how they look in Justice League".

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A number of people took to Twitter to slam the decision, labelling it "a step backwards". It's their "training" outfits. "To be fair, it's possible that the scene in which we see the Amazons in JL takes place in the distant past, as implied by the trailers. I don't even wanna see that movie, I just hate misinformation", John S.Troutman wrote.



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