February 1st, 2020

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‘Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind’: Film Review
A documentary revels in Natalie Wood's homespun sensual charisma, but the film is also haunted by her death, which it does little to shed light on.

By Owen Gleiberman

If you’re a Natalie Wood fan, there is so much to appreciate about her — her flashing eyes, the no-nonsense immediacy of her acting. But if you ask what made her special, I think it had something to do with how she fused sensuality with a kind of sun-dazed warmth. It’s tempting to compare her to Donna Reed or Doris Day: middle-class beauties who enveloped you in their wholesomeness. Yet I also think of Natalie Wood the way I think of Elizabeth Taylor or Ann-Margret — as someone who could set a scene on fire.
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