December 29, 2013

{Still a Conundrum}

The life of Princess Diana remains a conundrum in many ways...especially when there is an attempt to "translate" her life in some art form.

Like this year's universally panned namesake film. In case you missed Tina Brown's commentary about Diana in The Daily Beast after seeing the film starring Naomi Watts, I thought you'd enjoy reading it.

You'd think the princess's obsessive affair with a Pakistani doctor would make for an electric film. Yes, Diana, with its soporific romance and awful dialogue, is a colossal bore.
 
It's hard to imagine how a movie about history's most turbulent, highly strung, beleaguered celebrity princess could have been turned into something so tension-free and oddly suburban.
 
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