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  1. Review: Light & Noir Exhibit at Skirball is a Must-SeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 |

    ... Window," "The Big Heat"), Billy Wilder ("Sunset Blvd." "Double Indemnity"), Michael Curtiz (" Casablanca ," "Mildred Pierce"), Antatole Litvak ("The Snake Pit," "Confessions of a Nazi Spy"), Robert Siodmak ("The Killers," "Criss Cross"); and ...


  2. Film-White Christmas at Julie Harris StageRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2014 |

    Directed by Michael Curtiz , Mildred Pierce), the film follows two former U.S. Army soldiers who have since made it big on Broadway, and who enlist the help of their friends in show business to save their beloved Army General's Vermont lodge from closing.


  3. Joey Arias: Christmas with the CrawfordsRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | Jeremiah's Vanishing New York

    ... No not at all! I love her work, but I never read the books or followed her. So when I got the part I watched Mildred Pierce four times to study her movements, her face, her hands. I think Joan Crawford was groomed beautifully by Hollywood; the happy ...


  4. Daily film recommendation: 'Mildred Pierce'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 |

    Joan Crawford wanted the role of Mildred Pierce badly. But by the time Warner Brothers began production on the film adaptation of James M. Cain's novel, Crawford was considered a bit of a has-been.


  5. Tonight's Movie: Possessed (1947) - A Warner Archive Blu-ray ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Laura's Miscellaneous Musings

    ... was just released by the Warner Archive on a beautiful new Blu-ray. Crawford, a previous Oscar winner for MILDRED PIERCE (1945), received her second Best Actress nomination for her performance as Louise Howell, a nurse whose romantic troubles are ...


  6. Light & Noir: Exiles and ARead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 |

    ... of film noir but often with an undercurrent of deeper dimensions. These include Ninochka, Sunset Boulevard, Mildred Pierce, and one of America's most enduring and beloved movies, Casablanca. The Bergman/Bogart classic is a prime example of an exile ...


  7. The Marriage of Maria BraunRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Film Comment

    ... director for the first time since their discord on Effi Briest , Schygulla fuses elements of Joan Crawford in Mildred Pierce and Lana Turner in Imitation of Life with her own hypnotic impassivity to create one of Fassbinder's most memorable ...


  8. Fay Maschler reviews Sea Containers at Mondrian LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | This Is London

    ... phrase: "I can make that happen." I believe her. In good looks and style she reminds me of Joan Crawford in Mildred Pierce. Four of us make a mess of the recommended sharing of what comprises our first course. There isn't enough house-made ricotta, ...


  9. Six free Oak Park events in the next two weeksRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | OakLeaves

    ... Ave., River Forest. Those Thrilling Days of Yesteryear, an all volunteer radio reenactment group, presents "Mildred Pierce." Mildred Pierce is a 1945 film based on a novel by James M. Cain. The American drama was directed by Michael Curtiz and ...


  10. Out filmmakers bring Errol Flynn...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Philadelphia Gay News

    ... willing to absorb her daughter's sins at any price that Sarandon is practically channeling Joan Crawford as Mildred Pierce. Her performance is both showy and blowsy, but it holds viewers' interest. Glatzer and Westmoreland's film could have been a ...


  11. 10 best rainy day B&W movies for hidden items: Classic moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 |

    ... had a name. Why, I don't know, it just sounds so intriguing. Joan Crawford worked her way up to riches in "Mildred Pierce", but she never stopped long enough to enjoy it. Mildred Pierce was one of the few women of that day in a movie that was not ...


  12. Joan Crawford goes to HarvardRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2014 |

    ... proved to be the right one. Her first starring role there was in an adaptation of the James M. Cain novel "Mildred Pierce" (1945). Turning in a less-than-subtle performance as an independent woman in a battle of wits with her spoiled daughter, she ...


  13. These Tearful Raindrops on the Windshield That Remind Me of YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | Vanity Fair

    ... into the picture of murder/conspiracy. Reminding me of the great Hollywood character actor Jack Carson (Mildred Pierce, especially), Henry upstages his costars in The Killing not through any camera-stealing tricks but by giving Reddick a keen-eyed ...


  14. Maybe Not Today: The Underrated Michael CurtizRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | Film School Rejects

    ... the flashbacks, for example) have made for a film that so frequently attracts that dreaded "timeless" label. Mildred Pierce 's noirish overtones allows Curtiz to engage in some of his most dynamic screen composition - perhaps not since Caligari have ...


  15. Film noir month at CinemathequeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | The Georgia Straight

    A restored version of the 1944 Stanwyck-Fred MacMurray classic Double Indemnity plays as part of a special long-weekend film-noir triple bill at the Cinematheque on Sunday , along with The Maltese Falcon and Mildred Pierce .


  16. July Is Crime Month: Fade to BlackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... Tonight and Tuesday night, as part of its Summer Film Classics series, the Paramount Theatre is showing Mildred Pierce , the 1945 adaptation of James "Double Indemnity" Cain 's domestic noir that snagged an Oscar for star Joan Crawford as the ...


  17. Stage Door: Drop Dead PerfectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2014 | Switched

    With a nod to the films Rebecca and Mildred Pierce , not to mention a sly reference to The Glass Menagerie , entertaining camp has scored again.


  18. FILM: Crime TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | Artforum Intl.

    THOUGH BASED on James M. Cain 's first novel, published in 1934, Tay Garnett's The Postman Always Rings Twice was the last of the original page-to-screen transfers of the exalted crime writer's most celebrated books, following Billy Wilder 's Double Indemnity and Michael Curtiz 's Mildred Pierce .


  19. Poisoned Roses: Marilyn (and Others) Dazzle Us Deadly at Femmes NoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | The Village Voice

    There are at least 26 good reasons to straighten your stocking seams, touch up your lip rouge, and queue up for Film Forum's Femmes Noir series, running from July 18 through August 7. Here are just three: Joan Crawford's long-suffering, pie-making matriarch in Mildred Pierce ; Gene Tierney's ravishing, murderous schemer - one possessed of the most ... (more)