On the Shelves
All Kansas City Public Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26, and will remain closed all day Thursday, November 27, for Thanksgiving.
A confession: Matthew McConaughey irritates me in most of his romantic comedy roles. But in The Lincoln Lawyer we get the McConaughey I love. Here he plays Mick Haller, a fatally flawed character who oozes amoral charismatic and oily self-confidence.
Michelle Williams does a perfectly credible job as Marilyn Monroe in My Week with Marilyn. But as good as Williams is, not once are you likely to mistake her for Marilyn. It’s a passable impersonation, but no one will ever fill the screen the way Monroe did.