BLONDE – Review by Diane Carson

Blonde offers a dismal, pitiful representation of Marilyn Monroe. Producing a film on an iconic individual, much less a movie star, presents a problematic, controversial endeavor. The public has an image of the person, often accompanied with an emotional investment in their representation. That’s the daunting challenge embraced by director Andrew Dominik in Blonde, his adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates’ freewheeling book on Marilyn Monroe.

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