This abrupt change of direction is a shock and these outfits look like generic barbarian women from a game of Dungeons and Dragons. They completely lack the unique flavor of the Greco-Roman-inspired armor ensembles that Lindy Hemming put so much thought and historical research into creating for Wonder Woman. The Wonder Woman designs received acclaim from fans and costume fanatics alike. They were clearly inspired by the Amazon's origins in the Mediterranean and were feminine but very functional. Why mess with perfection?
Oh, right. The all-male team of directors and executive directors wanted women to fight in bikinis.
When I saw Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets I said nice things about it, and I would like to unconditionally retract those statements. My review was basically, "The first half was OK", but I was wrong. On an attempted second viewing, I found it to be complete garbage.The mini Rihanna video would have been ok if they hadn't spoiled it with the reaction shots back to Leering Dude-Bro and the inexplicable Groovie Mann pianist:
Here, have some TV Yelling: