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

Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte Reviews

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March 8, 2004
Essentially: well-shot schlock.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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 18, 2006
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
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.
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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.
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
February 8, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
October 17, 2016
[A] heady brew for fans of Hollywood's golden age gone bananas.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 16, 2003
| Original Score: 5/5
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 11, 2002
| Original Score: 5/5
August 1, 2005
If it's Grand Guignol you're after, here's where you'll find it.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
October 10, 2006
Davis' near-crazed performance being over-the-top but satisfying in a campy way.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
March 1, 2008
| Original Score: 4/5
October 9, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
February 13, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
June 8, 2007
Bette Davis in her late, creepy mode...and still effective.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
July 25, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
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