The Criterion Collection Blu-Ray of Michael Curtiz’s 1945 movie Mildred Pierce was released in the UK last month. Fiona Pleasance contemplates Joan Crawford’s signature role
Big release this week is obviously The Hunger Games, which I assume, following the lead of Battleship, is a big-budget Hungry Hungry Hippos adaptation. But sod it – we’ve been quite excited about Spike off of Press Gang’s Wild Bill since last year’s London Film Festival so…
IN YOUR HUNGRY FACE, HUNGER GAMES! Boom!
Not that we want you to leave us, but here’s a nice article about film criticism in the 60s/70s.
Or you could stick around and read a MostlyFilm article from this week. All crackers:
There’s Always Two Lawyers, Kenneth Lonergan talking about screenwriting.
Sweeney Todd, our review of the new stage production.
The Ever-Expanding White Cube, on the art gallery chain.
Black Coal Heart, on the somewhat overlooked genre of British noir.
Join us next week for smooches, aliens, tiny furniture and a load of slap.