Oh my….wow. OK so I recently saw this movie and it is officially my current favorite superhero movie of all time. The fact that it’s not Marvel makes me a little annoyed, but I can work with it. Where do I start? Let’s start with her upbringing. Diana was brought up as the princess of the Amazons, and she had no contact with men until she was about 25 or so. Her lack of knowledge of the rest of the world allows us to see our own everyday realities from a fresh perspective. Her companion Steve Trevor (played by the ever-lovely Chris Pine) is a true American hero, without once seeming contrived or stereotypical. The typical comic book archetype of a villain is turned on its head and viewers are left reeling in shock. And Diana’s kick-ass tribe of Amazonian ladies outdoes any and all modern “squads”. The best part of the movie is that Diana is allowed to be a strong and independent woman, regardless of the patriarchal society around her. Overall a strong action film for anyone who’s a comic nerd. Even if you don’t like action movies, this movie is a watershed moment in film, so go see it and bring as many people as you can.