Blonde

Blonde ★★★★★

Manages to be frank and explicit about the abuse that was suffered by performers, especially sex symbols, under the cruel thumb of the celebrity machine, while preserving the magic that is Marilyn Monroe. Her legacy and personhood is honored but none of her abusers are let of the hook or glorified. Being based on a fictional telling of her life allows Dominik to get away with murder here. And he does. 

We apply the term “Lynchian” with dubious accuracy in this world, but the back half of this movie is the most legitimately Lynchian non-Lynch filmmaking maybe ever.

Full review at ScullyVision.

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