Fun fact: Fredric March nicknamed the film “I married a bitch” because of all the Pranks Veronica Lake played on March during filming including hiding a 40-pound weight under her dress when March had to carry her in his arms!
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Could have easily been 2 hours without all those chess montages.
(It’d still be pretty bad. Between all the things that was pretty bad or mediocre in this, the characterization was the worst. The director had seven hours and couldn’t show us a process which he could have easily shown in two hours. From the first episode everything is so shallow. We don’t get to see how hurt she was in her childhood, how she became so interested in chess,…