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
What Ever Happened To Baby Jane? US (1962) Dir. Robert Aldrich What do you do when you have two of the biggest stars of the Golden Era of Hollywood who have a famous long-standing personal and bitter rivalry? You cast them as sisters in a film of course! That is the big draw for this … Continue reading What Ever Happened To Baby Jane?
Beneath The Planet Of The Apes US (1970) Dir. Ted Post With the success of Planet Of The Apes surprising and delighting the bean counters at Twentieth Century Fox a sequel was commissioned despite protestations that there wasn’t really anywhere else for the story to go. Original novelist Pierre Boulle was asked to provide a … Continue reading Beneath The Planet Of The Apes