Wonder Woman’s ending: Can we be honest?

The movie ultimately devolves into generic explosions and fights; is this what must be done to please teenage boys?

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Wonder Woman

I am always a bit skeptical of the simplistic thinking that a woman has to direct a movie about a female, but in this case Patty Jenkins [who has been working in TV since her last very smart feminist film, Monster] really delivers a film that comes from a female point of view, and that…

Suicide Squad

This movie was incredibly poorly reviewed, and was widely considered a piece of shit—although it cleaned up at the box office. It was the victim of the a late-production revision post-Batman v Superman, once Warner Brothers realized that people don’t want their superhero world to be dark and depressing and devoid of any joy, and…