E.,” a parallel romance in which the ghost of Wallis Simpson provides a link between 1936 Europe and 1998 New York.
Abbie Cornish plays Wally Winthrop to Andrea Riseborough’s Wallis Simpson.
The portrayal of Wally, though, is far more problematic.
I made out like a bandit this Christmas from my wife, my friends and family. Her story is also one of those relatively rare examples in which a very disposable kind of pop culture (pin-ups) actually finds new audiences despite changes in what people view as beautiful and/or erotic.
The thing that struck me about both films is the obvious affection all of the filmmakers have for their subject.