«Wonder Woman» is a superhero movie, and it fulfills the heroic and mythic demands of that genre, but it’s also an entry in the genre of wisdom literature that shares hard-won insights and long
Jun 02, 2017 · Wonder Woman hits all the right beats, it’s got good action and a lot of heart. Unlike Superman, she’s actually vulnerable to bullets, which gives the film more tension. Gadot is a bit one-note, but that works for most of the film, and her relationship with Chris Pine is endearing and feels natural.
May 31, 2017 · “Wonder Woman” begins with ominous, lugubrious music (composed by Rupert Gregson-Williams), a voice-over invocation of “darkness” and an aerial view of …
May 30, 2017 · Wonder Woman’s best moments come less from the saw-it-coming plot twists and effects-heavy fights and more from Diana seeing the outside world mired in …
WONDER WOMAN starts off on the hidden Amazon island of Themyscira, where a young Diana desperately wants her aunt, warrior General Antiope (Robin Wright), to train her — but her mother, Queen Hippolyta (Connie Nielsen), forbids it.
In other words: Wonder Woman is an alleged pacifist who kills a bunch of people. Wonder Woman is also an alleged feminist, who allows Steve Trevor to drive the entire plot and basically steal the movie from her. Really, this thing is about as progressive as Dick Cheney’s great-great grandfather.
Jun 02, 2017 · While “Wonder Woman” is an overall light, humorous and hopeful movie, it isn’t afraid of touching on politics. The feminism of the film is sly. It’s seen in moments when characters of color comment on their station in life and Diana faces sexism from powerful men who doubt her intelligence.
May 30, 2017 · Hopes for DC’s plan to deliver a shot of oestrogen to the superhero movie are disappointed in a silly plot that enlists Diana of Themyscira to help win the first world war