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“My Week With Marilyn” moves to Thanksgiving weekend – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Waiting to see how Oscar nominee Michelle Williams channels silver screen icon Marilyn Monroe in Simon Curtis’s “My Week With Marilyn?”

Well, you are going to have to wait a little longer.

The Weinstein Company, encouraged by positive reviews following the film’s New York Film Festival world premiere, has shifted the release date back from Nov. 4 to Thanksgiving weekend (Nov. 23, specifically), Deadline reports.

In addition to Williams’ turn, her male co-stars – Kenneth Branagh and newcomer Eddie Redmayne – also received strong remarks from audience members and journalists. Weinstein is expected to push hard for the film in multiple Oscar categories, and this move to Thanksgiving, while bad for those of us anxious to see “Marilyn,” is a vote of confidence for the film, as a whole.

This means “Marilyn” will compete directly with Sony’s animated “Arthur Christmas,” Disney’s anticipated “The Muppets,” Martin Scorsese’s 3D epic “Hugo” and the Dimension horror “Piranha 3DD.”

So, which ones will you see?

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One Comment

  • November 23, 2011 | Permalink |

    Don’t call her an oscar nominee. She never earned that nomination for Brokeback Mountain.
    She rode the Heath Ledger train to get it but of course she had to get pregnant first.

    BUT I’M A CHEERLEADER really made her an oscar worthy actress. Please.

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