Ana de Armas as Marilyn Monroe in a still from Blonde. Photo: Netflix
Ana de Armas as Marilyn Monroe in a still from Blonde. Photo: Netflix

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Venice 2022: Blonde movie review – Netflix’s Marilyn Monroe biopic, starring Ana de Armas, takes a hallucinogenic look at the Hollywood icon’s controversial life

  • Ana de Armas plays Monroe in Andrew Dominik’s unconventional adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates’ book that is chronological but largely skips over her movie career
  • As she moves from sad childhood into the predatory hands of men in Hollywood, nothing seems quite real. But the sex scenes are, and will shock some viewers

Ana de Armas as Marilyn Monroe in a still from Blonde. Photo: Netflix
Ana de Armas as Marilyn Monroe in a still from Blonde. Photo: Netflix
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