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A Worthy Big-Screen Treatment Of A Long-Neglected 'Wonder Woman'

Director Patty Jenkins understands the scale of a screen superhero who's a true demigod, not an ordinary millionaire or spider-bite victim.
Gal Gadot's physical presence as Wonder Woman was well established in Batman vs. Superman, but in this new film she handles the Diana Prince side with equal dexterity. Source: Clay Enos

Princess Diana of Themyscira was sculpted from clay by her mother, Queen Hippolyta, brought to life by Aphrodite and bequeathed her superhuman powers by the Greek gods. Over the 75 years she's been kept off the big screen, her fitful appearances on the small screen, most notably in the Lynda Carter TV series and on animated shows like Super Friends and Justice League, have made it easy to forget that Wonder Woman is not one of us. She wasn't bitten by

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