Tag Archives: MarilynMonroe

*Reflections relating to a golden star

Yes, I’ve jammed the word ‘Reflections’ into the title of this piece because I’m quietly confident that doing so will give me carte blanche to jump around from topic to topic, without needing to make any kind of coherent argument; also, it sounds like the name of a bar in a Hilton hotel in the […]

*Good God, Norma Jean

I sprinted off to My Week with Marilyn virtually the second it opened, because there are few things that I relish more than a good old-fashioned show business biopic. Of course, as my companion on the day pointed out, this film is not actually a good old-fashioned show business biopic, given that it lacks the customary scenes of a bitter […]