Patty Jenkins’ “Wonder Woman” (2017)

WHEN IT WAS announced that Gal Gadot was to be cast as Wonder Woman in the frankly terribleĀ Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, there was no shortage of comic-book fans left frothing at the mouth and thrashing out angry posts on Internet forums. You might say that was it was an inevitability, whoever was to […]

‘Star Trek: Beyond’

IT IS TO THE credit of writers Robert Orci and Alex Kurtzman and director J.J. Abrams that I enjoyed the first instalment of the new Star Trek franchise despite finding the original television series about as thrilling to watch as a loading screen. It is to their further credit that I found the second instalment, […]