Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte Reviews

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October 17, 2016
[A] heady brew for fans of Hollywood's golden age gone bananas.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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October 17, 2016
Aldrich piles on a series of scream-in-the-night shocks, the better to batten a script strikingly short of sneakier surprises.
August 3, 2012
This well executed and well acted Gothic horror is Aldrich's follow-up to What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? which also starred Bette Davis.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
June 8, 2007
Bette Davis in her late, creepy mode...and still effective.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
October 10, 2006
Davis' near-crazed performance being over-the-top but satisfying in a campy way.
Full Review | Original Score: B
June 24, 2006
Over the top, of course, and not a lot to it, but it's efficiently directed, beautifully shot (Joseph Biroc), and contains enough scary sequences amid the brooding, tense atmosphere.
October 29, 2005
Davis has some authentic, poignant moments, before all hell breaks loose.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
September 19, 2005
Director Aldrich's work on Baby Jane was already a study in hysteria, and his style for Charlotte is, if anything, even more ornate.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 1, 2005
If it's Grand Guignol you're after, here's where you'll find it.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
May 22, 2005
This film is bonkers ... heady Southern Gothic decadence, histrionics from just about everyone involved, and severed body parts that pop up at the most inopportune times.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 9, 2005
So calculated and coldly carpentered is the tale of murder, mayhem and deceit that Mr. Aldrich stages in this mansion that it soon appears grossly contrived, purposely sadistic and brutally sickening.
July 27, 2004
Smothered in Spanish moss, creakily derivative of Baby Jane, this one proves you can't borrow from the same well twice.
| Original Score: 1/5
March 8, 2004
Essentially: well-shot schlock.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 24, 2003
Davis drifts fantastically between lucidity and insanity, creating a character who is both ominously frightening and pitiable.
August 7, 2002
First-rate souther gothic thriller. Much better than the overrated BABY JANE
| Original Score: 5/5
January 1, 2000
It was camp before the term was coined, but it's somewhat better than that, too.
March 1, 2008
| Original Score: 4/5
March 18, 2006
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
October 9, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
July 25, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
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