Don’t watch Blonde if you’re looking to see the authentic story of Marilyn Monroe’s life, as that’s not the movie that the filmmakers were looking to create. Released on Netflix in September, Blonde stars Ana de Armas as Monroe, and though it’s inspired by true events, the film is a fictionalized take that focuses primarily on the darker side of the Hollywood icon’s life, such as her mistreatment, addiction, and depression. The film is based on the book by Joyce Carol Oates, and Andrew Dominik wrote and directed the feature.
Ana de Armas says that Blonde is not a Marilyn Monroe biopic which is why the focus was on the dark side of the Hollywood icon’s story. Read More