‘The Woman King’ A War Film Epic That Confounds “Good Versus Evil”

The Woman King is intended to make people cheer, but it doesn’t ignore the harsh realities of combat.

Viola Davis and other women march through fields as warriors in “The Woman King”.

historical war film’s excitement is often at odds with its subject. The subject of war is often complex and miserable. Sometimes it lacks heroic purpose.

Technicolor epics are a great example of war movies that feature stars winning in the heat of battle.

The Woman King by Gina Prince-Bythewood is one of the most ambitious works of the director.

It features well-choreographed action performed by the Agojie.