insane how much of this is underlit, cut to shit and digital looking. the only possible explanation is that somewhere between rambo 4 (which is still one of the stickiest, most effectively sadistic films of his career) and this stallone hit himself on the head very hard and forgot the basic building blocks of action directing. i do like briefly hanging out with my boys dolph and mickey tho.
when they said wonder woman 1984 i thought they meant like neon colors and synths but they meant all the horrifying, reagan era geopolitics and middle eastern stereotypes. doesn't help that it also looks like shit and has no sense of character or pace, it can't even successfully recreate the clean action or lead chemistry that the first film had let alone attach them to some sort of story, the whole thing just bizarrely lumbers to its 5 minutes of…