Not a Bigheads-level caricature, but still a bit "Sunday night on ITV"- Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson and an extraordinarily game James Purefoy are the only highlights.
Part Captain America, part Kimmy Schmidt, Patty Jenkins' Wonder Woman is a movie that many have been waiting their whole lives to see. Perhaps the most lovable DC Comics film since, ooh, Superman II?
Although I have minor quibbles with the villain and the climax, Gal Gadot is a revelation as the naive, immensely powerful hero, while Chris Pine is a charming, capable love interest and Danny Huston is at his Danny Huston-est. 140 minutes absolutely flew by, and I hope DC learns from the success of this.
Hey, guess what? It's nothing like the trailers. It's actually funny, actually scary, and, because there isn't a bottom half to read under a movie, it's 100% dickhead proof.
The one thing that nobody seemed to actually buy ahead of this was that it could be both a remake and a passing of the torch. It turns out that it's both of those things and while it certainly bows to the original as much as, say, The Force Awakens does…
It may be a little premature, but we already have the first President Trump era comic book movie. I'm not even talking about the story, in which two emasculated rich white men blame an immigrant for what's wrong with the world.
Just like Trump's campaign for the nomination, it's stupid, hateful, and by the time you've just deciphered one utterly insensible thing it's said or done, it'll have done five more. And depressingly, despite all of this, people are probably…