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Wonder Woman

Directed by Patty Jenkins
United States, Hong Kong, 2017
Adventure, Fantasy, War


Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when a pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat.

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Wonder Woman Directed by Patty Jenkins

Awards & Festivals

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2016 | Nominee: Most Anticipated of 2017

American Film Institute Awards

2018 | Winner: Movie of the Year

National Board of Review

2017 | Winner: Spotlight Award

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2018 | Winner: Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture

I have no qualms about the gaudy (if slightly Trumpian) excess of the production design, which would have even sent the late Gianni Versace running for the hills. This would normally have been welcome in a superhero comic book universe, but the elaborate set is muddied by poor photography and flat lighting, and is bolstered by didactic voiceover narration and a desperate orgy of slow-motion CGI that give the scenes a cheap velvet painting diorama effect.
January 08, 2018
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I love all the movies on my list, but more than any other this year, “Wonder Woman” reminded me that we bring our entire histories when we watch a movie — our childhood reveries, our adolescent yearnings and adult reservations. I’ve always loved Wonder Woman in all her imperfection, including in the old TV show, and I loved her here because all my adult reservations were no match for this movie.
December 06, 2017
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The best modern superhero film by a substantial margin, in large part because it shrugs off the supposed common wisdom that’s become encrusted around the genre and dares to be straightforwardly idealistic, giving its title character strongly held values and testing them and forcing her to adjust or re-frame them without losing them—a deeper struggle that’s more resonant than the physical struggles she faces in the course of the story, which are impressive in their own right.
November 19, 2017
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What are people saying?

  • Duncan Gray's rating of the film Wonder Woman

    The kind of expensive, sign-o-the-times camp that asks you not to think too much—or rather, to think in a specific way. The conversation on WW is dominated by political representation, which makes sense because its only valuable addition is a praise of womanhood and an eye for the BS women have to put up with in politics, fashion, and a million daily interactions. Diana dropped the ball on the Holocaust, though.

  • chanandre's rating of the film Wonder Woman

    [Atmos 3D] Features the best 15-minute opening sequence to any SuperHero movie franchise ever. WANT: "The Amazons" franchise right about NOW. Wasn't sold on the WWI plotline (yawn)*HISTORIC: a Feminist, Bechdel'd, Female-driven (stadiums of Female Agency) action blockbuster. Love Diana slightly ahead in the B&W group picture. Living in Paris&working at the Louvre: la classe ♡ ['Sophisticated Lady': Cat Power cover]▽

  • dionysus67's rating of the film Wonder Woman

    One of those Hollywood mumbo jumbo digital extravaganzas which indulges in mocking mythology and history. This despicable film, which offends WW victims on all sides, and in the footsteps of TV series Xena, provides a pseudo-feminist caricature of female empowerment in the service of peace. Cinematographically, it is a computer-generated gimmick, while the acting (?) is atrocious, including, regrettably, Thewlis.

  • J. O.'s rating of the film Wonder Woman

    Borderline unwatchable. If it weren't for Gadot being so charming, I would've turned it off within ten minutes. There's nothing separating this from other bloated, uninspired, comic-adapted garbage - except for the hype and politics surrounding the director being a woman. Somehow predictable and nonsensical, it was 90% dragged-out action scenes and 10% dialogue explaining why those scenes are happening.

  • Matthew Martens's rating of the film Wonder Woman

    Had I seen it on a huge screen, in a theater full of fellow supplicants sucking fumes from the full-tilt summer-blockbuster hype machine, its magic might have worked. But apart from feeling more lubricious than liberating--"I'm both frightened and aroused," my ass--this bright, beautiful, color-burst of a film is dully, dutifully witless--its only superpower is pandering. Here's to David Thewlis cashing in, though.

  • anarresti's rating of the film Wonder Woman

    It's just a woman fighting. If some are still celebrating and others are saying it's too much, than we are really boring and way beyond predictable. Depictions of Amazons are at least 2.500 old, and feminism has been giving us a lot more to debate and think about than, can a woman fight too, do women kick ass as well as men?, for more than a hundred years. Is the warrior princess all that Hollywood can spit out?

  • Zachary T.'s rating of the film Wonder Woman

    Sweeping and glorious; it often feels like an MGM period epic on steroids. Snyder's bombast and unbridled enthusiasm is mediated by Jenkins' patience for characters and pacing. What musings there are on mothers, daughters, men, women, and war, work. Gadot's earnest, spirited performance won't soon be forgotten. There's probably a handful of greats to emerge from this dragging superhero craze. This is one of them.

  • Skinnedteen's rating of the film Wonder Woman

    It's actually refreshing to watch a strong female-lead superhero in such a cheezy storyline and understand why most boys are so obsessed with Spiderman and Batman. Cause everytime there's a strong female lead, it always end up in a serious tone, playing a serious role where abuse is somewhat incorporated in the narrative.

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