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  1. Thumbnails 5/12/16Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... her tenure at MGM to signing with Warner Bros. and delivering arguably the best performance of her career in 'Mildred Pierce.' She had the uncanny skill to adjust her looks to simultaneously reflect and seem slightly ahead of whatever was the ...

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  2. What Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, the center of FX's new 'Feud,'...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... drove the box office and cast actresses in rich, complex roles, like Crawford's independent single mother in "Mildred Pierce" and Davis' vulnerable aging career woman in "All About Eve." By the time they made "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?," ...

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  3. Greatest Generation film series presents film noir award-winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    MANCHESTER CENTER>> Manchester Community Library will screen the film noir classic about Mildred Pierce on Wednesday, May 11 at 2 p.m. in the Hunter Community Room. A mother's love leads to murder, and an Oscar, in this murder mystery told from a woman's point of view.

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  4. 10 memorable movie momsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | The Arizona Republic

    ... wife who has assassination in mind. Raymond (Laurence Harvey) is her doomed son. The title character in "Mildred Pierce" (1945) creates a successful restaurant chain. Joan Crawford won an Oscar for the role. Brash and vulgar Stella (Barbara ...

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  5. 'Waitress' musical preceded by servers in movies, TV, musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | Newsday

    ... role of waitress in movies, on television, and - sort of - in the world of music. JOAN CRAWFORD For 1945's "Mildred Pierce," the glamorous star won an Oscar as she went from deserted housewife to hash slinger to empress of a thriving restaurant ...

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  6. Interview: Ed Lachman on the Exquisite "Carol" and Dancing with Todd HaynesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Filmexperience.blogspot.com

    ... story that is also about entrapment and repression. For this we took kind of an extension of what we did in Mildred Pierce . We're not referencing the film noir of the Michael Curtiz film but the book and looked at it from a more naturalistic point ...

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  7. Ten Greatest Female Screen Legends.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... Crawford, is captivating with her wondrously huge eyes that have a relentless intensity in Michael Curtiz's Mildred Pierce 1945. Audrey Hepburn has a coquettish innocence that she never lost, even in her later years. She is the perfect ingenue, ...

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  8. Prytania Theatre screens classic Mildred Pierce this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Best of New Orleans

    The Prytania Theatre offers a break from Mardi Gras madness with a screening of film noir classic Mildred Pierce this Sunday, Feb. 7, at 10 a.m. Based on the novel by James M. Cain - and featuring a script co-written by an uncredited William Faulkner - director Michael Curtiz' Mildred Pierce is more psychological thriller than hard-boiled crime story. It earned Joan Crawford an Oscar for Best Actress.

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  9. Todd Haynes' quiet precision makes Carol one of the best films of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | The Pitch

    ... to the use of mirrors, still left a vapor trail of quotation-marked pastiche. Not Carol . Maybe Haynes' Mildred Pierce HBO miniseries served as practice, but his measurement of every hand gesture, of every isolating frame within the frame, of every ...

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  10. Todd Haynes' quiet precision makes Carol one of the year's best filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    ... colors to the use of mirrors, still left a vapor trail of quotation-marked pastiche. Not Carol . Maybe his Mildred Pierce HBO miniseries served as practice, but Haynes' measurement of every hand gesture, every isolating frame within the frame, every ...

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  11. HBO's LGBT History: Mildred PierceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Filmexperience.blogspot.com

    ... ) to Gus Van Sant ( Elephant ) and Alan Ball ( Six Feet Under ). It makes sense that Haynes's adaptation of Mildred Pierce , led by the incomparable Kate Winslet found a home at the cable network. We could spend all day gabbing about this languid ...

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  12. Film of the week: CarolRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | Sight and Sound

    ... back as far as Safe 's life-allergic trophy housewife, through Far from Heaven 's doomed interracial love and Mildred Pierce 's class tensions. In Carol, which is to some extent a companion piece to Far from Heaven (2002), the master of postmodern ...

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  13. Review: 'Carol': EW reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... and gave us a timeless story about forbidden love with contemporary power. In 2011's HBO miniseries Mildred Pierce , he supersized the 1945 Joan Crawford original's tragic feminism and made his update feel urgent and new. Now, in the achingly ...

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  14. This Week in Television History: November 2015 Part IIRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | Child of Television

    ... played the kind-but-sarcastic girlfriend of the lead female role. Her films included No, No, Nanette (1940), Mildred Pierce (1945), and Anatomy of a Murder (1959). Her last film was Grease II (1982). She published an autobiography, The Three Phases ...

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  15. Screen TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | Hilobrow

    ... is just about the most hissable woman ever put on screen in film, right up there with Ann Blyth's Veda from Mildred Pierce and Faye Dunaway's Joan Crawford from Mommie Dearest . She's of a piece with the rest of the movie, a work of unrestrained ...

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  16. Today in Movie Culture: Preserving Muppets, Celebrating Video Stores, Respecting Michael Bay and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | Movies.com

    See how Atlanta's Center for Puppetry Arts are preserving and conserving artifacts from their Jim Henson collection, including puppets from Labyrinth and The Dark Crystal : Tom Roston's new book I Lost It At the Video Store is a must for movie fans, and it has a trailer to prove this: With all the Prometheus sequel updates in the news, here's a great fan drawing titled " Alien Isolation" : Filmscalpel has mashed together a handful of movie scenes set to Samuel Barber's "Adagio for Strings," including The Elephant Man and Amelie : To unveil their new logo as Aardman Nathan Love , the union of Aardman Animation and Nathan Love , the company produced this epic new animated short : Max Tohline uses 100 movies to show how editing is the punctuation of cinema in this 20-minute video essay : Joan Crawford comes out of the shadows in Mildred Pierce , which brought the actress her only Academy ... (more)

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  17. Handicapping the Oscars: The Grown-Up ActressesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    ... who was 63 when she won for Min and Bill in 1931, and Joan Crawford, who was 40 when she was recognized for Mildred Pierce in 1946. But things have changed slowly over time, and in the past decade, three actresses on the other side of 50 (Helen ...

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