Posts Tagged ‘my week with marilyn’

Golden Globes.

16Jan12

Not much to comment on. A joke about Bieber aside, Ricky wasn’t half as funny as last year. The Descendants won pretty big, to Rupert Murdoch’s delight, and Streep inevitably picked up Best Actress. The only surprises were Scorsese winning for Hugo, which I can only dream is an Oscar precedent, and Reznor and Ross missing out on back […]


Michelle Williams (Marilyn Monroe), Eddie Redmayne (Colin Clark), Julia Ormond (Vivien Leigh), Kenneth Branagh (Sir Laurence Olivier), Emma Watson (Lucy), Judi Dench (Dame Sybil Thorndike). Screenplay by Adrian Hodges. Directed by Simon Curtis. Running time: 99 minutes. Nothing appealed to me more this summer than the thought of soon seeing Michelle Williams acting as Marilyn, […]


Two more months and we’ll be on the home stretch towards the awards season again. Everybody knows that if it’s a year Christopher Nolan is busy filming rather than releasing, cinema practically dies from the end of the Oscars in March until the beginning of October. I’ve found a few exceptions, but this year is […]


I know I rarely do posts that aren’t reviews, but there are three big biopics coming up this year, each concerning a hugely important woman, and that felt worthy of a break from tradition. This looks to me like 2011 will be a good year for actresses, and about time too. I can think of […]