On-Air Film Review: The Never Known Marilyn Monroe in ‘Blonde’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com appears on “The Morning Mess” with Scott Thompson on WBGR-FM (Monroe, Wisconsin) on September 22th, 2022, reviewing “Blonde,” the latest biography film of Marilyn Monroe. In select theaters now, streaming on Netflix on September 28th.

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Norma Jean Mortenson AKA Marilyn Monroe (Ana de Armas) was born in 1926, was the product of an abandoned father, a mother (Julianne Nicholson) with mental health issues and was raised in a series of foster homes. After an early marriage and a career start posing for cheesecake pictures, she ended up in the Hollywood system and became one of the most famous … if not the most famous … movie star of the 20th Century, marrying Joe DiMaggio (Bobby Cannavale) and playwright Arther Miller (Adrien Brody) along the way, before being destroyed by the same Hollywood system that made her a star.

“Blonde” is currently in select theaters, and will stream on Netflix beginning September 28th. Featuring V Ana de Armas, Bobby Cannavale, Julianne Nicholson, Adrien Brody and Caspar Phillipson. Screenplay adapted band directed by Andrew Dominik. Rated “NC-17”

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