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Mildred Pierce


Thursday, January 26 2012

She Was Always Chasing Rainbows: 'Mildred Pierce: Collector's Edition"

Foregoing the pulpy essence of the 1945 version for a raw naturalism, this miniseries is a brilliant time portal. It's Madame Bovary with rayon stockings and a strong work ethic.

Friday, March 25 2011

Todd Haynes Reimagines 'Mildred Pierce'

In HBO's miniseries Mildred Pierce, beginning on 27 March, Mildred embodies the sort of ambition and resilience that might seem ideal during a depression -- or even a great recession.


Friday, August 19 2011

TV Highpoints and Lowpoints of 2010-2011... Number 2

The 2010-2011 TV season saw an unprecedented number of major film directors work in TV, while Charlie Sheen's meltdown was an embarrassment both to him and to those who fixated on his demise.


Thursday, March 24 2011

HBO's 'Mildred Pierce': Winslet follows in Crawford's footsteps

With her emotive style and melodramatic flourishes, Joan Crawford burned an indelible image into the brains of those who saw her play the tough dame

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