#141 - Wonder Woman 1984 (3)
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But, while 2017’s Wonder Woman contains small nods to Donner within an original story, Wonder Woman 1984 is essentially a Richard Donner Superman movie adapted to star Wonder Woman instead. Maxwell Lord poorly occupies the space created by Lex Luthor, and the film ends with a ham-fisted, ineffective version of the 'Superman reversing time by spinning the world backwards' finale. The difference here is that all the terrible things that are caused by people using the Dreamstone – all the destruction and chaos and, ultimately, the firing of nuclear missiles – is just magicked away by the ver...
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