Wonder Woman is not your average everyday superhero film.
Like most origin stories, Diana is a young woman having gown up on the island of Themyscira as she trains day and night with her fellow Amazonian warriors in hopes to become the best. Unbeknownst to her, there is a hidden secret regarding her birth and destiny.
Diana’s motivation to make the world a better place through said pure nature is the strongest asset to the film while also addressing the issues of sin and the power of love.
One faithful day after being denied the ability to continue training, Diana encounters World War I pilot and spy Steve Trevor after saving his life from a plane crash and is informed of the ongoing war taking place and learns of a new world that lies between her island. Diana is sure this is the work of Ares, the god of war, and makes the decision to leave and fight in the war.
After venturing to London, Diana and Steve set off as the two team up with Steve’s old friends and allies while the young warrior not only hopes to destroy Ares, but discovers she is capable of so much more.
Unlike most DC Cinematic Universe films (DCCU), Wonder Woman not only provides audiences with fast-paced action sequences and humor, but it also tackles the themes of love, humanity, good vs. evil and acceptance as we see our hero in the heart and destruction of WWI while also learning to adjust to modern day society.
While today’s superheroes are portrayed as either too perfect, too complex, or too angsty, Diana is a character with flaws as she struggles to do the right thing. However, she is constantly learning that sometimes doing the right thing is never the simple solution as her pure nature and her lack of understanding about the “real world” is always t