(This review may contain spoilers).
Having watched the previous movies in this current franchise, I was immediately interested in watching this one and jumped at the opportunity to while on holiday.
On the whole, I’d say Wonder Woman was fairly good as a movie. Diana’s naivety and innocence came across really well and I felt Gal Gadot was perfect to portray her. It was really good to have the opportunity to see Diana as a child and her relationship with not only her mother, but the rest of the Amazons. And it was interesting to see the story of their history as told to Diana as a child.
I thought it was particularly good to see how Diana adapted to leaving the island, but there was less of a culture shock than I might have expected. I did like the elements of humour in this movie and I really did like the fight scene right at the beginning with the Amazons. At the same time, it was good to see war wasn’t justified and that there was a stark contrast between the battle Diana was used to and the war mankind was fighting.
I also cared about the secondary characters. They came across as real people and I liked the interactions between them and Diana. I was amused by the way a lot of them didn’t seem to know how to take her… and I found myself getting a bit emotional at times during the film, especially in regards to learning about what some of the other characters truly wanted to do.
I found myself on the edge of my seat for a lot of the movie and while there were some good special effects, I didn’t feel like they took away from the storyline. It was also nice to see the way it fit in with Batman VS. Superman.
There aren’t any scenes at the end credits, so don’t stay back.
I did enjoy watching this movie and I personally thought it was really good. While I wouldn’t buy it as soon as it comes out on DVD, I definitely wouldn’t mind watching this movie again.