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Thursday, January 5, 2012
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Oscars: Will Michelle Williams Triumph for Channeling Marilyn?

By Sean O’Connell

In Simon Curtis’s “My Week With Marilyn,” we get to see a contemporary icon playing a Hollywood legend.

Michelle Williams, a two-time Oscar nominee, slips effortlessly into the massive shoes of Marilyn Monroe in the prime of her acting career – right before she filmed Billy Wilder’s “Some Like It Hot.” We can virtually predict Oscar nomination number three when the nominations come out on Jan. 24.

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