‘PROFESSOR MARSTON’ uncovers true story that spawned Wonder Woman

October 13th, 2017 | Fantastic Fest, Film Festivals, Interviews, Movie Interview | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor Writer-director Angela Robinson (producer of TRUE BLOOD and HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER) discovered the story behind Wonder Woman’s creation when she was given a character history book by a friend. She read it and was floored by the story and how the character’s creator also was the same person who invented the lie detector test, which brings on a whole new meaning to Wonder Woman’s Lasso of Truth. This relatively ...

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Rapid Movie Review: ‘PROFESSOR MARSTON & THE WONDER WOMEN’ and ‘LOVING VINCENT’

October 13th, 2017 | Fantastic Fest, Film Festivals, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor PROFESSOR MARSTON & THE WONDER WOMAN Rated R, 108 minutes. Director: Angela Robinson Cast: Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall, Bella Heathcote, Connie Britton and Oliver Platt 'Professor' behind Wonder Woman as fascinating as his creation Fresh off the red hot heels of summer, where we got the first big screen adaptation of Wonder Woman, we now get the story of how the lasso-swinging Amazonian princess was created. ...

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Meditative films divert attention from Fantastic Fest controversy

October 4th, 2017 | Fantastic Fest, Film Festivals | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor What a year it was in Austin at Fantastic Fest. Normally I would take this time to dish about how awesome it was to be at the film festival, how many new people I met, and how my horizons as a movie lover has broadened. This much is true, but it was hard to shake off the controversy surrounding the festival going in and during, especially considering how even more reports surfaced after it started on September 21. In ...

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