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What You Didn't Know About Joan Crawford

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 03.26.2013 | Style

Secrets from the silver screen legend.

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Before 'Girls,' Lena Dunham Had A Cameo In 'Mildred Pierce'

Posted 01.18.2013 | TV

Once upon a time, Lena Dunham wasn't disrobing on national TV, winning Golden Globes or declaring herself "the voice of a generation." Before she w...

Actor Guy Pearce Pumps Up for Lockout

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.17.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Stranded in outer space, stranded in Serbia -- how much different can it be? Not much, says actor Guy Pearce, whose newest film, Lockout, opened Friday.

The 2012 Golden Globes: The Taming of Ricky Gervais

Michael Russnow | Posted 03.17.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

It's oddly intriguing that a lackluster show and a diluted dose of Ricky Gervais appeals to me greater than his shockmeister two prior appearances.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Twilight, and the Return of Women's Blockbuster Films

Govindini Murty | Posted 02.19.2012 | Entertainment
Govindini Murty

Hollywood is finally making an effort to give women and their stories the blockbuster treatment. In doing so, the film industry is hearkening back to what was once a strength of classic Hollywood: the blockbuster women's film.

PHOTOS: When Stars Start To Look Like Their Roles

The Huffington Post | Marielle Bingham | Posted 12.11.2011 | Style

Actresses often undergo drastic changes to physically morph into their movie characters. Some leading ladies like Michelle Williams have not only morp...

WATCH: Kate Winslet: 'You Never Stop Needing Your Mom'

Posted 11.19.2011 | Parents

Everyone might be talking about Guy Pearce's racy Emmy Acceptance speech, but here at HuffPost Parents, we were most affected by his costar Kate Winsl...

Why The BBC Should Welcome Sky Atlantic's Spending Power

Andy Welch | Posted 01.14.2012 | UK Entertainment
Andy Welch

Another day, another press release announcing a new series heading to Sky Atlantic. Last month the channel announced they were taking cult favourite Nurse Jackie off BBC Four's hands. It's the latest in a longish list of acquisitions from other channels, Sky's wallet proving too big for the rest of the UK terrestrial broadcasters to compete with. And I say let Sky have them.

A Survey Of Evil Children In Literature

flavorwire.com | Posted 06.12.2011 | Books

We all know adults can be evil, but in the modern era we are still under the impression that children are born good. Which is why it scares the bejesu...

Guy Pearce Talks 'Naughty' Kate Winslet Sex Scenes

popeater.com | Posted 06.08.2011 | Entertainment

Guy first got noticed as a flamboyant drag queen in "The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert" and has been working steadily since in movies l...

Todd Haynes Talks About Mildred Pierce

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Todd Haynes has spent his filmmaking career working far outside the mainstream -- yet he seems surprised when a reporter refers to his new miniseries, HBO's Mildred Pierce, as surprisingly conventional for him.

Kate Winslet Plays Classic Divorcee

AP | By FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

NEW YORK -- A remarkable thing (and there are many) about the HBO miniseries "Mildred Pierce": The way it breathes. This five-part, five and a half h...

Evan Rachel Wood Talks Full Frontal, Wearing A Pubic Wig

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

When it comes to costume dramas, every single detail must be authentic. Even when no costumes are involved. Ask Evan Rachel Wood. The actress stars...

PHOTOS: Who Was Last Night's Best-Dressed?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Kate Winslet and Evan Rachel Wood were both dressed to kill at the "Mildred Pierce" premiere in N.Y.C. on Monday night. Kate showed some skin in a...

HBO Launches 'Mildred Pierce,' Starring Kate Winslet, This March

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

I'd be serving you poorly if I just alerted you to to mark that date. Go back to the originals -- the James M. Cain novel and the film that won an Oscar for Joan Crawford in her first starring role -- and experience the real greatness of this story.

Melissa Leo -- She's a Fighter

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

She's been a working actor for almost 30 years - having dropped out of Purchase College of the State University of New York to take a role on All My C...

A Well-Written Story Poorly Told

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tom Alderman

The Bolitar audiobooks are Twitter-talking, cheeky-sleuth mysteries at their best and require an often light, irreverent touch in narration.

Tribeca Film Festival: Juror Hope Davis' Special Relationship

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Cynthia Ellis

Hope Davis is instantly recognizable to New Yorkers. As soon as we are in the elevator heading downstairs to the coffee shop, we are besieged by an immaculately dressed couple.

Holden Caulfield at 60? No Way, Says J. D. Salinger

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Finkle

Salinger might be better off taking the view of James M. Cain, the author of several hot 1940s chart items. Cain, asked once how he felt about what Hollywood had done to his books, said, "Hollywood hasn't done anything to my books. There they all are, up on the shelf."

The Bigger Star By Farr: Bette Davis or Joan Crawford?

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Who was the bigger star -- Bette Davis or Joan Crawford? Maybe reviewing some highlights of their respective careers can help resolve this thorny question.

The Lure of Strong Women

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Over the years, movies built on strong female characters have consistently entertained and inspired us. Instinctively, we root for these characters as we do for all non-conformists.