Mildred Pierce: Book, Film and Mini-Series

Published in 1941, Mildred Pierce was written by James M. Cain and is a dramatic story of a mother willing to do anything to preserve her family’s social status through a divorce and the Depression, largely for the benefit of her conniving and wealth-hungry daughter Veda. Adapted to film in 1945, Mildred Pierce has long been one of … More Mildred Pierce: Book, Film and Mini-Series

Reviews in a Line or Two: Two of a Kind, Lost in Austen, The Lonely Guy

Two of a Kind (1983) When John Travolta is playing a bank robber who invented edible sunglasses, you know you’ve got a special film on your hands. This is an… interesting watch, with a very odd premise and some very hilarious 1980s effects, landing it in the “so bad it’s good” category. The score: 3/5 … More Reviews in a Line or Two: Two of a Kind, Lost in Austen, The Lonely Guy