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  • Can Kate Winslet win Emmy for Joan Crawford's Oscar-winning role in 'Mildred Pierce'?

     
    Kate Winslet has not been seen on screen since "The Reader" was booked into theaters early last year. After winning the Oscar for that performance, she surprised everyone when she chose as her next project a TV remake of the 1945 film "Mildred Pierce,"...
  • This weekend: ‘The Walking Dead’ arrives; Jon Hamm hosts ‘Saturday Night Live’; Zenyatta on ‘60 Minutes’

     
    The World Series may be the biggest show this weekend, but last night's blowout was a disappointment if you wanted an exciting game. The San Francisco Giants lead the Texas Rangers, two games to none. Game 3 starts at 6:57 p.m. Saturday on Fox. Game 4...
  • ‘Moguls & Movie Stars’ studies Hollywood dreams and nightmares

     
    Walt Disney had it easy. Mickey Mouse wasn't a difficult star. But Jack Warner battled James Cagney, Bette Davis and Olivia de Havilland, among others. TCM's epic “Moguls & Movie Stars” is beautifully arranged scrapbook of Hollywood history...
  • Former Mirror Writer Beaten to Death – Update

     
    Roby Heard, 1921 - 1960 This is something I wrote in 2002 at the request of Det. Rick Jackson of the LAPD’s cold case unit. Jackson said that the “murder book” for 1960 was missing and that the department had......
  • Christina Makes Peace With Joan Crawford, Dec. 1, 1960

     
    Dec. 1, 1960: Eastside Beer is $1.09 a six-pack or $7.81 USD 2009. On the jump, Joan Crawford’s daughter Christina tells Lee Belser: "At long last Mummy and I seem to be feeling a bond of common experience." And Marilyn......
  • TCA Press Tour 2011: From Kate Winslet to Pee-wee Herman [Updated]

     
    HBO kicked off its winter press tour activities with two panel discussions that involved two very different satellite appearances. First was Academy Award-winning actress Kate Winslet, the star of the network's five-part miniseries "Mildred Pierce," which...
  • Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated]

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo [Update: This is Joan Crawford in “The Ice Follies of 1939.” ] Hm. What’s going on here? [Update: This image was published Jan. 3, 1939, in The Times Midwinter Edition, which wasn’t microfilmed, so no......
  • Paris Fashion Week: At Miu Miu, the girl is ready for her close-up

     
    "I am big! It's the pictures that got smaller!" "Sunset Boulevard" kept running through my head while I was watching the Miu Miu show. So did the image of Joan Crawford in that mink coat in "Mildred Pierce." I wonder......
  • Theater review: ‘Murder’s a Drag’ from NanciLu Productions

     
    There’s something about the very funny “Murder’s a Drag” that conjures the past. It might be seeing the same cast who first performed the play in Orlando a decade ago in this reunion production. Or, of course, it may be because the...
  • Before Cobra Snake or the Sartorialist, there was Bill Cunningham

     
    “The best fashion show in the world is on the street.” That’s according to Bill Cunningham, the celebrated photographer whose On the Street columns appear every Sunday in the New York Times. And he should know. Chief chronicler of the......
  • ‘Mildred Pierce’: HBO gets nastier than Joan Crawford could

     
    Cable television has a nasty -- and highly entertaining -- spring in store for viewers. There's a lot of gripping adult drama ahead in HBO's "Mildred Pierce," AMC's "The Killing" and Starz' "Camelot."...
  • 'Mildred Pierce' premiere: Kate Winslet, Guy Pearce, Melissa Leo go to HBO

     
    At the "Mildred Pierce" miniseries premiere in New York on Monday, Guy Pearce, Kate Winslet, Melissa Leo, Evan Rachel Wood and others from the cast of the Todd Haynes-directed HBO miniseries walked the red carpet....