Mar. 5th, 2017

alexeia_drae: (caress)
I finished the 5 part HBO adaptation of Mildred Pierce last night. Years ago in college I'd caught the Joan Crawford movie and became intrigued by the story, especially how some people view it and see it as proto-feminist and others view it and see it as misogynistic. While I enjoyed the Joan Crawford version (and I have not read the novel on which it is based) I was excited when I learned they would be making the HBO version, because I thought a more modern take on the story could handle some of the tricky issues better.

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