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Trump’s competing with Kim Jong Un and the Dreamers for Time’s Person Of The Year

For a while there, things didn’t look good for Donald Trump being named Time’s Person Of The Year for the second year in a row, a title we must remind readers and apparently the president that isn’t a superlative along the lines of “Best Hair” or “Most Likely To Succeed At Kicking Off World War III,” but an…

Director Patty Jenkins promises a “great love story” in Wonder Woman 2

Justice League pretty much crashed and burned (although there was one scene our critics liked a lot), so fans are looking ahead to the followup to the DCEU’s 2017 success story: director Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman. Diana (Gal Gadot)’s sweet and charming (and ultimately, ill-fated) romance with Steve Trevor (Chris…

James Cameron shares more thoughts on Wonder Woman and feminism

Back in August, James Cameron thought it would be a good idea—or at least a medium idea—to publicly go against the grain and declare that Wonder Woman was “a step backwards” for women in movies. He believed that the film’s positive reception was just “self-congratulatory back-patting” from “male Hollywood,” and he…

Patty Jenkins reminds James Cameron that “strong women” aren't all the same

Not long after James “Let’s make sure the Na’vi have tits” Cameron called Wonder Woman a step backwards for women’s representation in film, Patty Jenkins judiciously responded to his claims that Gal Gadot’s Diana is an “objectified icon.” The director deflected Cameron’s woefully misdirected feminist critique with a…

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To The Wonder Woman reimagines the blockbuster as a dreamy Terrence Malick film

Look, you don’t need us to tell you that Wonder Woman is a good movie (though we have, a few times, actually). Just look at its Rotten Tomatoes score, which sits at an admirable 93 percent. You know who might be jealous? Terrence Malick, whose last three (non-documentary) feature films—Song To Song, Knight Of Cups,…