At last, Wonder Woman leads her own movie, decades after Batman, Superman, and dozens of other comic book heroes battled on the big screen. The Amazon warrior's debut is appropriately heroic. Director Patty Jenkins has created a vibrant, earnest movie that captures the character's best qualities. Under her direction, Gal Gadot's version of Wonder Woman is principled, commanding and compassionate. Wonder Woman draws on the character's deep history in DC Comics, and the roots connecting those stories to classical mythology. Join us as we explore the character's history and her unique standing among movie heroes.