Biopic 'Notorious' Has Biggie-Sized Moral Lessons

Fox Searchlight Pictures
Willamette Week | January 14, 2009
It's not acting that makes Notorious a miss. It's that the plot lines are convoluted, the genre's cliches are in full effect (from audio flashbacks to magazine-cover montages), and the whole thing screams both "Too soon!" and "Too innocent!"

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