I don’t think ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ is the best action movie of the year — but it’s definitely the most 1980s action movie of the year
With ‘Wonder Woman,’ Patty Jenkins Didn’t Just Make the First Good DCEU Movie — She Gave Us an Empathetic Superhero
There was a lot of pressure on a female director to deliver the first major female-driven comic-book film. Jenkins figured it out by telling a story that was personal and aspirational — and with a Diana we really need right now.
Convincing men that women can be their role models is part of a wider battle to persuade them that women are actually human beings, too