Tag Archives: Simon Curtis

Kenneth Branagh talks Michelle Williams, Olivier, and “My Week With Marilyn” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Early in his career, Kenneth Branagh says he drew comparisons to Sir Laurence Olivier. “Specifically, it all kicked off when I directed a film of ‘Henry V,’ which of course he had done spectacularly,” Branagh tells me. “The comparisons were always tough because, in my view, he’s an[...]

Michelle Williams talks transforming into Marilyn Monroe

HollywoodNews.com: Trying to play an icon like Marilyn Monroe isn’t easy, but Michelle Williams took on the challenge and is now explaining how she did it for ‘My Week with Marilyn.’ Williams recently revealed that a major part was getting her body and body movements just right, states People. “I wasn’t[...]

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

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: 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,[...]

Michelle Williams in full “Marilyn” trailer – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Audiences will get their first look at Simon Curtis’s “My Week With Marilyn,” with Oscar nominee Michelle Williams as screen legend Marilyn Monroe, when it screens as the Centerpiece at the New York Film Festival on Oct. 9 in the Alice Tully Hall. Given the fact that[...]

Michelle Williams in more “Marilyn” images – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Simon Curtis’s “My Week With Marilyn” has kept relatively quiet as it prepares for its Oct. 9 world premiere as part of the New York Film Festival. It bypassed the madness of the Venice-Telluride-Toronto fall festival circuit. It has screened to small groups, but has yet to[...]

Michelle Williams as Marilyn in “My Week” poster – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Everything we are hearing regarding Michelle Williams’ performance as iconic blonde bombshell Marilyn Monroe in Simon Curtis’s “My Week with Marilyn” confirms that the young actress has yet another awards-worthy turn under her belt. Williams continues to charm the Academy, which has nominated her for “Brokeback Mountain”[...]

Michelle Williams’ “Marilyn” centerpiece of NYFF – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The centerpiece film at this year’s New York Film Festival, usually a slot reserved for movies with serious awards heat, has been given to Simon Curtis’ “My Week with Marilyn,” it was announced earlier this week. The biopic casts Michelle Williams as the tragic Hollywood starlet, focusing[...]

Michelle Williams spotted as Marilyn Monroe, more join cast

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Michelle Williams is one of those actresses who is beloved by the critical community and admired by the industry but lacks that “breakthrough” role that would catapult her back into the mainstream. I say “back” because Williams started out in the limelight as one-fourth of the “Dawson’s Creek”[...]