Michelle Williams in My Week with Marilyn. Photo courtesy the Weinstein Company.
Let's just get this out of the way right now: I am, and have been for quite some time, a Marilyn Monroe superfan. I've read almost every biography, have watched Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and The Misfits about 7,000 times, may or may not have been slightly influenced to bleach my honey blonde hair to platinum because of her...I could go on and on. (I even had a cardboard Marilyn once upon a time.) I have very strong opinions on movie Marilyns (and worse, TV movie Marilyns), so to answer your question, the one I know is burning inside of you as it was for me: Yes, Michelle Williams does a very good job playing Monroe in My Week with Marilyn.MORE »