The lasso of truth is as much a part of Wonder Woman’s mythos as the fact that she’s an Amazon and wears a sparkly tiara. But what some don’t know is that the also has real world origins: the man who created Wonder Woman is the same guy who invented the lie detector test.
Hot on the heels of her success with Professor Marston and the Wonder Women, a sexy, strange tale of the real historical origins of Amazon superhero Diana Prince that just premiered at TIFF, writer-director Angela Robinson has chosen her next project: an adaptation of Terry Moore’s crime-romance comic Strangers in Paradise.
Fantastic Fest 2017 is looking, how do you say…lit. The Alamo Drafthouse has unleashed the final wave of titles for this year’s lineup, which includes Alexander Payne’s latest, Wonder Woman’s wild origin story, the sequel to World of Tomorrow, and much, much more. As always, the Alamo’s annual genre film festival remains the only place where you can attend a performance by Gilbert Gottfried, watch a 4K restoration of a blood-soaked Takashi Miike cult classic, and see forever bonkers favorite Nicolas Cage as a murderous father.