There’s plenty of bruising action, but this fantastic slice of comic-book pulp emphasizes the humanity of its immortal heroes. Gina Prince-Bythewood elevates the familiar with emotional authenticity.
This movie is so great a representation of women that even the female protagonist’s mother, the antagonist, is not primarily defined as a mother. [This post is not behind the paywall.]
Smart and passionate, this is one of the ultimate Hollywood fantasies: an adult romance performed by gorgeous actors with palpable onscreen chemistry.
Now with winners indicated.