Monthly Archives: September 2012

Nikki Douthwaite’s ‘Marilyn’

Artist Nikki Douthwaite has been featured in several UK newspapers this week. She creates likenesses of iconic celebrities from hole punch dots. “MARILYN MONROE Hole Punch Dots (Aprox 99,000) on wood. Size- 160cm by 122cm Completed December 2010 Marilyn was … Continue reading

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Lana’s Literary Love

Singer-songwriter Lana Del Rey is seen here reading a vintage copy of Arthur Miller’s The Misfits (ie the novella on which the screenplay is based), in a photo shoot for this month’s Australian Vogue.

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Liz Smith Remembers Marilyn

 Veteran entertainment writer Liz Smith, who often mentions Marilyn, recalls her brief encounter with MM in today’s Huffington Post. “I am forever writing here about Marilyn. And people often ask me when and if I met her and was I a … Continue reading

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NPR Reviews ‘Love, Marilyn’

Liz Garbus’s Love, Marilyn gets a lukewarm review from Linda Holmes, reporting for NPR from the Toronto International Film Festival. “The actresses, including Glenn Close, Viola Davis, Marisa Tomei, Jennifer Ehle, Uma Thurman, Lindsay Lohan, Evan Rachel Wood, and Elizabeth Banks, have … Continue reading

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Feingersh Exhibit in LA

‘Remembering Marilyn’, a display of about 30 photos by Ed Feingersh, will open on Sunday, September 9th, at 5pm at the Drkrm Gallery in Los Angeles (pronounced ‘darkroom’.) Admission is free and the exhibition will run through to October 14.

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Joseph Gordon Levitt Praises Marilyn

Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt first found fame as teenage alien, Tommy Solomon, in the 1990s sitcom, Third Rock From the Sun. More recently, he has starred in 500 Days of Summer, Inception, and The Dark Knight Rises. Later this year he will … Continue reading

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‘The Misfits’ in Springfield, Illinois

The Misfits will be screened at noon in the Chatham Public Library in Springfield, Illinois, next Wednesday, September 12, reports the State Journal-Register.

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‘Love, Marilyn’ in London

Liz Garbus’s documentary, Love, Marilyn, will receive its UK premiere in London’s Leicester Square on October 14 (with another screening a day later), as part of the BFI London Film Festival. Tickets can be booked from September 24. Love, Marilyn … Continue reading

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First Review: ‘Love, Marilyn’

Eric Kohn has reviewed Love, Marilyn - Liz Garbus’s upcoming documentary based on Monroe’s personal writing, as collected in the 2010 book, Fragments - for IndieWire. (It was screened this weekend at the Telluride Film Festival in Colorado.) “In its opening minutes, … Continue reading

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Greene Archive Upholds Image Rights

The Milton H. Greene Archives have retained their rights to license photos of Marilyn independently of her estate after a lengthy court battle, Reuters reports. “Milton H. Greene Archives Inc. has been in a long-running court battle with Anna Strasberg, … Continue reading

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