New Show Promises to Find the New Marilyn Monroe, But Do We Really Want One?

There's no denying that Marilyn Monroe had an unusually potent combination of sex, innocence, beauty and charm, but at some point maybe we should think about retiring her ultimate bombshell jersey and letting her rest in relative peace. For one thing, she had an incredibly sad life in many ways—and she met an even… » 4/12/12 10:00pm 4/12/12 10:00pm

The Problem With My Week With Marilyn

I went to a screening of My Week With Marilyn last night. It seems the studio is trying to generate more interest, since they had something special set up, even though the film has already been playing in New York theaters for a week or so. Michelle Williams — who, as one person in the theater mentioned, is "great at… » 12/02/11 6:30pm 12/02/11 6:30pm

See Michelle Williams As Marilyn Monroe In My Week With Marilyn Trailer

Somehow the title role in the biopic My Week With Marilyn went to Michelle Williams, one of the few actresses who never showed any signs of an unhealthy obsession with the iconic star. In the first trailer, we see the result of Williams' transformation, along with Kenneth Branagh as Sir Laurence Olivier, plus a… » 10/05/11 11:45pm 10/05/11 11:45pm