<em>Wonder Woman 1984</em> Has a Surprisingly Deep Message

Once upon a time, before anyone had ever uttered the words cinematic universe, superhero movies existed as effortless summer entertainment. Even though comic-book films have always had inflated budgets, big action set pieces, and broad target audiences, they used to be more self-contained. Following in this mold, Wonder Woman 1984, Patty Jenkins’s long-awaited, pandemic-delayed sequel […]