Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte

Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte US (1964) Dir. Robert Aldrich Following the surprise success of Whatever Happened To Baby Jane? in 1962 the immediate reaction was to capitalise with a second film featuring the feuding screen titans Joan Crawford and Bette Davis. It didn’t quite work out that way but this Southern gothic thriller is still seen … Continue reading Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte

Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

Cat On A Hot Tin Roof US (1958) Dir. Richard Brooks For many people in today’s world the dysfunctional family began with The Simpsons but they have nothing on the Pollitt Family, the central clan of this film based on the 1955 play of the same name from Southern heavyweight Tennessee Williams. The patriarch of … Continue reading Cat On A Hot Tin Roof