Tired of being known as merely a pretty face in Hollywood, actress Charlize Theron decided to put her money where her mouth was, not only by thoroughly deglamorizing herself to portray real-life convicted serial killer Aileen Wuornos, but by co-producing the much-anticipated Wuornos biopic as well. It paid off: Theron disappears into her role completely, giving us a spot-on interpretation… read more!
Movies Directed by Patty Jenkins (in alphabetical order)
It's a giddy feeling, walking up to a box office window and saying, "One for Wonder Woman." Equally giddy seeing the title big and bold in the end credits. Because a Wonder Woman movie simply felt like it was never going to happen. Not just because of sexist studio executives reluctant to greenlight a female-centered superhero movie (especially after the Catwoman debacle), but because Wonder Woman,… read more!
Wonder Woman 1984
The long-delayed sequel to that rare thing, a lively and enjoyable DC superhero picture, Wonder Woman 1984 takes most of the things that made the first Wonder Woman work – namely its supernaturally charming star Gal Gadot and her chemistry with Chris Pine – and even improves upon them, with unusual antagonists, a dose of camp, an earnest message about… read more!