At Filmstruck, friend of the Gutter Kimberly Lindbergs takes a look at Joan Crawford’s apartment.
At You Must Remember This, Karina Longworth looks at the life and career of Joan Crawford. The episodes on “Bette Davis and Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?“ and “Mommie Dearest” might make excellent Halloween listening.
At RogerEbert.com’s “Balder & Dash,” Angelica Jade Bastien writes about the complexity of Joan Crawford, her career and her image. “The image I hold of Crawford is one crafted from her various roles and interviews that have far more complexity than Mommie Dearest and her current legacy do. […]
At Mostly Film, Blake Backlash writes about films “mixing of Hollywood’s Grande Dames with Grand Guignol.” “Such cinematic mixing of Grande Dames and Grand Guignol had its heyday in the second-half of the sixties, and such films are sometimes (more-or-less) affectionately known as psycho-biddy pictures. They tended to […]
When I first took the screen beat at The Cultural Gutter, I vowed never to do a list article. But promises, like Corningware, are made to be broken. The London Times recently released a new list of the top 100 films of all time. I know, I […]