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Movies

Classic Woman-centric Movie Review: How to Marry a Millionaire

Lauren Bacall, Marilyn Monroe, and Betty Grable scheme together to marry wealthy, attractive men in the 1953 film How to Marry a Millionaire, directed by Jean Negulesco and also starring William Powell and Rory Calhoun. The film was based on two plays and was one of the first movies to be made in Cinemascope.

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Pop Culture

Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, Part 2

Hi, all! Here’s another round of pictures from Grauman’s Chinese Theatre to bring old Hollywood to you during the week!

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Books

Marilyn Monroe’s “Vibrations”

I read Marilyn Monroe’s autobiography My Story after finishing Fragments, the latest collection of her letters, notes, and poems released for the rabid consumption of Monroe fans. As I finished the last page, I realized I have no idea what to think about the book. Everyone has their understanding of who Marilyn was based on her persona, […]

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Feminism

Marilyn Was a Feminist: Why It’s Not OK to Hate on Other Women

So this charming image keeps popping up on my newsfeed: