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  • The luminous Michelle Williams goes bone-deep here. Monroe's beauty was one of a kind. No one, not even Williams, can act it. What Williams does, with fierce artistry and feeling, is illuminate Monroe's insights and insecurities about herself at the height of her fame. show more

  • When bad movies happen to good people, the first place to look for an explanation is the basic idea. That certainly applies to My Week With Marilyn, a dubious idea done in by Adrian Hodges's shallow script and Simon Curtis's clumsy direction. show more

  • Williams never defaults to mimicry. Her Monroe doesn't have the breathless whisper and quivering lips/quivering hips quality of the Marilyn impersonators. Her Monroe is a lightbulb on a dimmer, suddenly bright, and just as suddenly, indistinct. show more

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  • April 12, 2012 sr00000000118364
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    Pretty good movie. Acting was done well.

  • January 15, 2012 ti00000000110614
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    Michelle Williams deserves all the recognition she has received for her portrayal of Marilyn Monroe. The movie itself is only so-so, with lots of glaring inaccuracies, but Ms. Williams\" performance is steller and sure to be Oscar nominated.

  • January 10, 2012 robert v. boos
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    outstanding flick, michelle is dreamy and the supporting cast is outstanding. go see it.

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