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Netflix's Blonde faces backlash over graphic sex scenes and talking aborted foetus
Elvis, Elton John and Freddie Mercury, unsuspecting viewers might think Blonde’s exploration of Marilyn Monroe’s life was a similar affair.Brace for impact, because this is a very different movie from a filmmaker who is known for not pulling his punches.Directed by Andrew Dominik, the filmmaker behind The Assassination Of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford and Killing Them Softly, his new film has been met with immediate backlash.Coming from critics and viewers alike, to call the Netflix film divisive would be an understatement,Ana de Armas takes on the larger-than-life role, with the project marketed as a fictionalised chronicle of Marilyn’s inner life.Since debuting at film festivals earlier this year, the hitback has been intense – here’s why.To set the record straight, this isn’t a biopic in the traditional sense, as it is actually based on a book that told a fictionalised take on Marilyn Monroe’s life - the 1999 novel Blonde, by Joyce Carol Oates.Some have argued adapting this to the big screen will create a misconception about the star’s life.On Twitter, one viewer made sure to make this clear to other fans, writing: “Blonde is heavily based on a FICTIONAL book about Marilyn Monroe that will go to feed the public more lies about her.
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Ana de Armas glows in a charcoal sequined suit at a Late Show taping to promote new film Blonde
Ana de Armas grinned ear-to-ear on Monday as she was greeted by adoring fans outside a taping of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.The 34-year-old Cuban-born actress was stopping by the late-night show to promote her upcoming dark drama Blonde, in which she plays a fictional version of Marilyn Monroe based on the acclaimed novel of the same name by Joyce Carol Oates.The Knives Out star was unmissable as she stopped to pose for the crowd thanks to her chic three-piece charcoal suit, which was covered in glittering sequins.  Loving it: Ana de Armas, 34, grinned ear-to-ear on Monday as she was greeted by adoring fans outside a taping of The Late Show With Stephen ColbertAna's suit featured a double-breasted with wide peaked lapels, which she wore open to reveal the matching vest underneath.She didn't appear to have a top on underneath the vest, and she wore a complementary set of wide-legged gray slacks that nearly reached to the ground.  The 5ft6in beauty elevated her stature with a set of pointy-toed black stilettos, and she wore her long brunette locks pulled back in a ponytail.The Blade Runner 2049 star showed off her impeccably made-up face her her fans, which featured a splash of crimson across her lips. Chic: She wore a three-piece charcoal sequined suit featuring a jacket with wide peaked lapels, which she wore open to reveal the matching vest underneath.
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