Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

2017-11-16 22:01

What it's about:

The true story of William Moulton Marston, the polyamorous relationship between his wife and mistress, the creation of his beloved comic book character "Wonder Woman", and the controversy the comic generated in its earlier years.

What the critics thought:

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women aims to shake you up, make you think and maybe even squirm a little. - Christy Lemire,

All the performances are good but Hall's is outstanding, in a film that fudges a few issues but always remains highly watchable, albeit in a rather superior 50 Shades Of Grey sort of way. - Matthew Bond, The Mail on Sunday (UK)

At times the movie veers into sentimentality and the pacing slacks off in the final 30 minutes, but it never loses its magnetic focus on those three strong, central performances. - Wenlei Ma,

All very interesting, no doubt, but this film tells its story in stilted fits and starts, and is oddly tasteful and decorous in its treatment of what one presumes was a human triangle born of deep passion. - Paul Whitington, Irish Independent

The second Wonder Woman origin story to hit cinemas this year might not have the same action chops as Patty Jenkins' blockbuster, but it certainly delivers on thought-provoking adult entertainment. - James Croot,

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