Famed as the blond bombshell haunted by tabloid-worthy tragedies, Marilyn Monroe remains one of the most enduring celebrity icons of the 20th century. What's lost in the fixation on the Monroe persona, however, is a facet that went under-appreciated even in her lifetime: her exceptional skills as an actress. Marilyn Monroe: Luminous, a five-film retrospective arranged by Take-Up Productions and hosted by Riverview Theater, will serve as a revelatory corrective to those who have never seen beyond the giddy pin-up image. Surrounded by such rarified company as Betty Grable, Lauren Bacall, and Jane Russell, Monroe glamorously vamps as... More >>>