Wednesday, 4 January 2012

My week with Marilyn (2011)

Once upon a time, Marilyn Monroe starred in the same film as Sir Laurence Olivier, which bombed. Both did not enjoy their time together. Both came out the better for it.

Sadly, the emerging genre of the limited biopic isn't championed well by this film.

Being a snippet of a story from the point of view of a bit player, the film does not illuminate on the careers and personalities of Monroe or Olivier or offer penetrating insights into filmmaking or even show off its magic.

Read my full review at Fridae, first published on 4 January 2012.

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