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Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

2017 - ENGLISH - MOVIE

BiographyDrama

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  • Jini Score
    74%
  • Critics Score
    76%
  • Rating
    7.1/10
  • Box Office
    $ 1 Million
  • Jini Score
    74%
  • Critics Score
    76%
  • Rating
    7.1/10
  • Box Office
    $ 1 Million
fascinatingbeautifulenjoyableemotional
Details the unconventional life of Dr. William Marston, the Harvard psychologist and inventor who helped invent the modern lie detector test and created Wonder Woman in 1941. Marston was in a polyamorous relationship with his wife Elizabeth, a psychologist and inventor in her own right, and Olive Byrne, a former student who became an academic. This relationship was key to the creation of Wonder Woman, as Elizabeth and Olive's feminist ideals were ingrained in the character from her creation. Marston died of skin cancer in 1947, but Elizabeth and Olive remained a couple and raised their and Marston's children together. The film is said to focus on how Marston dealt with the controversy surrounding Wonder Woman's creation. Professor Marston and the Wonder Women is a 2017 American English-language Biography Drama film featuring Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall, Bella Heathcote, Jj Feild, Oliver Platt, Connie Britton and Quinn Earle. Boxspring Entertainment in association with Stage 6 Films and Topple Productions. were the production houses involved in the project along with executive producer(s) Terry Leonard and Amy Redford. The film is written and directed by Angela Robinson. Annapurna Pictures acquired the distribution rights for the movie. Professor Marston and the Wonder Women was released on 1st March 2018 and takes a screen time of 108 minutes. The movie made a box office gross of $1 million. Cinematography was done by Bryce Fortner and editing by Jeffrey M. Werner. The music was composed by Tom Howe.

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women Reviews and Ratings

Average Review Rating : 4.8/5

96%

Positive Review Rating : 87%

87%
  • Den Of Geek

    The film too often can cordon off its queerness, removing sharp edges other filmmakers might throw themselves on, but the move also leads to a warm and ultimately affectionate film that shines a li... ( Read More )
  • This movie is sexy as hell, featuring several scenes of steamy three ways and kinky S&M games. ( Read More )
  • It takes a special talent to take a true story and render it in such a way that virtually every detail rings false. ( Read More )
  • Yet the passion never quite surfaces in the performances nor the action. ( Read More )
  • Theres something off puttingly polished about the action, though, which stops the characters from ever feeling truly real.Even the films big sex scene is an overly stylised, soft focus affair, with... ( Read More )
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Awards for Professor Marston and the Wonder Women
  • Women Film Critics Circle Awards
    0 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • Image Awards (NAACP)
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    1 NOMINATIONS
  • GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics
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    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Jerry Goldsmith Awards
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    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)
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    1 NOMINATIONS
  • GLAAD Media Awards
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    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Image Awards
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    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Alliance of Women Film Journalists
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  • Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA
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