After announcing that their 2021 slate of movies would have same-day release dates for theaters and its HBO Max streaming service, Warner Bros. also gave fans stuck at home during shelter-in-place orders something else to look forward to during the holiday season.
In comparing Wonder Woman the film against the rest of the superhero movies out there, it's got a lot of what you'd expect -- an origin story, a plot that puts the world at stake, and some brilliantly choreographed and filmed action sequences. The cinematography is beautiful, and the musical score is well done, eliciting the appropriate response -- whether it's an adrenaline rush or a moment of reflection.
Star Trek Into Darkness trailers suggested JJ Abrams' rebooted film franchise would be filled with action (get down!), more action (get down, again!), and even more action (just stay down!). And it delivers in that department. It doesn't even take long for the movie to put it into high gear -- the first scene charges forward with... Continue Reading →