Friday, May 13, 2011

TV Geek Out 201: Mildred Pierce

Leave it to HBO to turn over 5 ½ hours of programming to Todd Haynes so the award-winning indie filmmaker could fashion a remake of Mildred Pierce, one of the classic melodramas in Hollywood history. TV geeks Perry, Dana, and Heather have seen it and are here to sing the praises of an amazing cast (Kate Winslet, James LeGros, Mare Winningham, etc. etc. etc.), try to find kind things to say about Evan Rachel Wood, and discuss why you’re more likely to see something like this on TV rather than at your local movie theater. Check it all out here!