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‘Blonde’ DP Talks Interpreting Marilyn Monroe’s Life Through Experimentation and Excess: “We Were Just Pushing Things”

Blonde cinematographer Chayse Irvin has been left scratching his head over his Marilyn Monroe film that launched with a 14-minute standing ovation at the Venice Film Festival, only to run into a buzzsaw of criticism for apparently exploiting the suffering of the screen icon, played by Ana de Armas. Irvin tells The Hollywood Reporter that […]

‘Blonde’: Pioneering Filmmaker Joyce Chopra on the Key Differences Between Her Adaptation and Andrew Dominik’s

The much-publicized backlash that has surrounded Andrew Dominik’s NC-17 biopic Blonde has had the surprising, simultaneous effect of elevating interest in another Marilyn Monroe project that might otherwise have slipped into the past. In 2001, pioneering female filmmaker Joyce Chopra shot a two-part TV miniseries for CBS, adapting the very same Joyce Carol Oates novel […]

‘Blonde’ Co-Star Adrien Brody on Marilyn Monroe Biopic’s Divisiveness: “It’s Fearless Filmmaking”

By the time Adrien Brody arrives as Arthur Miller in Andrew Dominik’s nearly three-hour Marilyn Monroe biopic, Blonde, the audience is apt to be relieved when the famous writer betrays the Hollywood icon by breaking a cherished promise — only because virtually everyone else in the film has already abused and exploited the actress in […]

‘Blonde’ Review: Ana de Armas’ Haunted Marilyn Monroe Drowns in the Excesses of Andrew Dominik’s Woozy Reflection on Celebrity

Ana de Armas stars as Marilyn Monroe in Andrew Dominik's adaptation for Netflix of Joyce Carol Oates’ novel fusing fact and fiction.

Netflix Owns the Fall Festival Season, but Still Won’t Release Its Movies in Theaters

Netflix, it’s fair to say, owns the fall festival season. Noah Baumbach’s streamer-produced White Noise opened the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday, Aug. 31, and Sally El Hosaini’s true-life refugee tale The Swimmers, another Netflix movie, will kick off the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) on Sept. 8. With four movies in competition in Venice […]

Ana de Armas Confronts the Dark Side of Celebrity as Marilyn Monroe in New Trailer for ‘Blonde’

Ana de Armas offers up a taste of the darker side of Hollywood, its adoring and obsessive crowds and incessantly flashing photo bulbs as Marilyn Monroe in the second look at Andrew Dominik’s Marilyn Monroe pic Blonde. Netflix released a second trailer for the upcoming NC-17 feature film, based on the best-selling novel by Joyce […]

‘This Much I Know to Be True’: Film Review | Berlin 2022

Director Andrew Dominik continues his fruitful collaboration with music artists Nick Cave and Warren Ellis in this superlative performance film.

‘One More Time With Feeling’: Venice Review

Andrew Dominik's black-and-white 3D documentary, a making-of companion to the new album by Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, premiered in Venice ahead of its one-night-only worldwide showing Sept. 8.

Box Office Report: Brad Pitt’s ‘Killing Them Softly’ Flops With Viewers

The crime drama, directed by Andrew Dominik, earns a rare F CinemaScore; "Breaking Dawn -- Part 2," "Skyfall" and "Lincoln" continue to dominate.

‘Killing Them Softly’: What the Critics Are Saying

Brad Pitt stars in director Andrew Dominik's crime film, based on George V. Higgins' 1974 crime novel "Cogan's Trade."

James Gandolfini, Ray Liotta Talk ‘Killing Them Softly’ Politics

Starring Brad Pitt, the Andrew Dominik crime film lends a critical ear to the words of Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Thomas Jefferson.