Tag Marilyn Monroe

My Week with Marilyn

My Week with Marilyn is more than just a film: it’s the latest instalment of How to Win an Oscar by Portraying a Famous Dead Person. In recent years the Academy Awards have become increasingly fixated on the idea that… Continue Reading →

Jane Russell 1921-2011

The day after 94-year-old Kirk Douglas tottered onstage at the Oscars, Hollywood lost another of its golden greats in the shapely person of Jane Russell. The coverage of her death has (predictably) focused on that famous cleavage and the somewhat… Continue Reading →

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