Film: A superhero to pummel the patriarchy

Film: A superhero to pummel the patriarchy
Saïd Taghmaoui, Chris Pine, Gal Gadot, Eugene Brave Rock and Ewen Bremner in Wonder Woman

The challenge of combining Diana’s mythological origins with a full-scale WWI film leaves a lot to accomplish

Wonder Woman: Directed by Patty Jenkins, Nationwide, 12A, Rating: ****

My Life As A Courgette: Directed by Claude Barras, Nationwide, 12A, Rating: *****

By the end of this year, there will have been at least 60 (I lost count at 60) live action superhero feature films based on characters that originally appeared in either Marvel or DC comics.

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