HUSH…HUSH, SWEET CHARLOTTE (Robert Aldrich, 1964)

The most amazing thing about Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte is not the screwy murder-mystery/conniving-relative plot, which includes ridiculous accents of Greek tragedy among its more conventional Southern Gothic elements, but Bette Davis, who as Charlotte pulls affecting moments of quiet dignity, like a rabbit out of a hat, from her otherwise outrageously demented characterization of a […]