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Tango0121 Aug 2022 9:15 p.m. PST

""Do you see the truth?"

The concept of truth is central to Patty Jenkins' film, Wonder Woman 1984, the second in her superheroine franchise. Truth-seeking compels us to ask complex questions about history and cultural memory and relates to the inspiration for Wonder Woman's own origin story.

Wonder Woman (2017) takes place in Europe during World War One, exploring the traumatising effects of warfare on humanity; its successor is situated in Washington DC, 70 years later. Both films contain brief early sequences, told in flashback, where we find a young Diana Prince on her birth island of Themyscira, competing alongside veteran woman warriors in tournaments of Olympic proportions…"

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QUATERMASS02 Sep 2022 5:51 p.m. PST

I think it had more to do with Marston wife and girlfriend and their interest in bondage!

"Two women, his wife Elizabeth Holloway Marston, and their polygamous life partner, Olive Byrne, greatly influenced Wonder Woman's creation."

Tango0114 Sep 2022 4:50 p.m. PST



QUATERMASS16 Sep 2022 7:03 p.m. PST

Gulp indeed!

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