Watching Marilyn Monroe in Cinemascope, a critic once wrote, is "like being smothered in baked Alaska." Reading that as a teenager raised some thrilling questions: Is that good or bad? What is "baked Alaska"? And then a realization: How singular it must be for a woman — or a filmmaker — to overpower with sheer... More >>>
Jude Law and Norah Jones meet in a New York diner.