Wonder Woman is fierce feminist filmmaking at its finest, featuring a powerhouse poignant performance from Gal Gadot, a truly ravishing romance that harkens back to Old Hollywood, and an effervescent sense of earnest optimism.
Whether it represents a cog in a larger universe, a historical watershed for women’s leadership, or the answered prayers of long-suffering fans and idolizing dreamers, "Wonder Woman" is valiant, momentous, and satisfying.
The Jenkins / Heinberg duo gave Hollywood a valuable lesson: the "underdogs" of indie cinema and television have much to contribute to contemporary action cinema that urgently needs new blood to avoid repeating formulas [Full review in Spanish]
It showed a female-led comic book conquest was worth doing, especially when it leveraged well-executed period-piece elements with delightful sidekick chemistry...it proved everything didn't have to be dark and brooding in order to reach an audience.
Entries into the Marvel Cinematic Universe continue to take chances and clean up at the box office but even the most cynical of us are eagerly awaiting what Patty Jenkins and Gal Gadot have in store next.