Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) – Howard Hawks

  Marilyn Monroe stars in the first recommendation following my screening of Some Like It Hot, for the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book. Monroe and Jane Russell are showgirls, Lorelei Lee and Dorothy Shaw respectively, who are best friends, and seem to be enjoying all life has to offer. Lorelei is a…

My Week With Marilyn: A Non-Review

I really have no desire to review this film – there’s nothing I could say that hasn’t been said already a thousand times over. I feel the need, instead, to convey my personal experience while watching the movie, and what it meant to me. My love affair with Marilyn Monroe began years and years ago,…