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My Week With Marilyn Review

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2.0

Dave White Profile

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3.0

Grae Drake Profile

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  • 4.0
    65

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  • 30

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    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.

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  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    Michelle Williams plays Monroe, and she's a wonder. Working opposite a suitably florid Kenneth Branagh as that high thespian Sir Larry.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    Williams gets us on intimate terms with one of Hollywood's most enduring and tragic icons. If much of what surrounds her in Simon Curtis' biographical drama is less nuanced, her work alone keeps the movie entertaining.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Disappearing into the role of the troubled actress, Williams' portrayal captures the star's breathy voice and distinctive mannerisms, while delving a few notches deeper.

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