We remain very much aware that there’s a puppet master putting these characters through their sometimes arbitrary paces.
What are the end-of-the-year flicks that we’ll be flocking to during the holiday season and beyond?
A half-century after her death, she and her legend continue to haunt us. And that, combined with the pleasure of watching a skilled actress portray her on the big screen, makes ‘My Week with Marilyn’ fascinating despite its limitations.
There’s nothing like crisp movie making execution — a spirited mix of action, sci-fi fantasy, humor, nostalgia, and romance — to blast through one’s enough-already reservations and been-there-done-that fatigue.