Wonder Woman (2017) by Patty Jenkins

Vibe: Kickass. So, so, so kickass. "Wonder Woman" is all the words we keep cross stitching on pillows: Boss Bitch. Patriarchy Smashing. Nasty Woman. Feminist As Fuck. Squad. Grl Power. Remember in "The Force Awakens" when Rey kicks Kylo Ren squarely in the chest and you…

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Toni Erdmann (2016) by Maren Ade

Vibe: Initially, I wanted to say that the vibe was “Supremely German.” I realized, however, that I know very little about German culture and this was based on a stereotype in my head built loosely around the Brothers Grimm, my father’s German ex-girlfriend, and that super hot long-term substitute…

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