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How the Oscars Went Austere for World War II
After nearly canceling the 1942 ceremony, the Oscars took a less-than-glamorous approach throughout the war — including issuing plaster trophies.
Is One of the Most Poignant Depictions of Mental Illness Ever
An appreciation of the film on its 75th anniversary.
Ryan Murphy Is Living for That Olivia De Havilland
“Everything that she says and does should be treasured.”
Channel Your Inner Bette Davis With Our Insult Generator
A handy gadget that will give you the exact right thing to say the next time you end up in a horrible situation.
Olivia de Havilland Sent a Gorgeous Email About How She Doesn’t Watch
“Having not seen the show, I cannot make a valid comment about it.”
The Real-life Footage of the 1963 Oscars to Watch After
’s Big Episode
Compare Ryan Murphy’s series to the telecast.
Susan Sarandon on
and Why Everyone Gets So Mad at Her About Politics
“It’s just a way to not deal with reality.”
The Story Behind Joan Crawford and Bette Davis’s Storied Feud
A primer ahead of FX’s
The Bette Davis and Joan Crawford Films You Must Watch Before
Bette Davis Asked Ryan Murphy If He Wanted to Hold Her Oscars (Of Course He Did)
“It put me on a path, because she was so unusual and never bent to what people thought she should be.”
Watch Bette and Joan Wage the Backstage Battle of the Century in
Start mixing your martinis now.
See Susan Sarandon and Jessica Lange in
Can Ryan Murphy Do Bette Davis and Joan Crawford Justice?
Here’s a long, fascinating history of their feud.
The Watcher in the Woods
Is a Generation’s Halloween Nightmare
Scary Bette Davis.
Theater Review: The Mama Grizzly of
The Little Foxes
Even the light seems cut with razor blades.
DVDs From Bette Davis’s Out-There, Ferocious-Star Days
A terrific set of six discs that includes her fiery performances in
All About Eve
Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte
Lil Mama: Great Artist or the Greatest Artist?
Yep, more Kanye.