There's no question that without the sordid behind-the-scenes drama that accompanies 1962's What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? it would still be a memorable slice of Hollywood history. Shot when two of the Golden Era's greatest grand dames—Bette Davis and Joan Crawford—were in the twilight of their careers, it's a delicious de-glamorization of two larger-than-life icons, each hamming it up and hitting notes of true brilliance in equal measure. At the same time, it's a profoundly creepy thriller about the destructive nature of fame; in the years since, of course, it's become as well-known for the intense rivalry between the two divas as for its... More >>>
No wire hangers 'cause it's going to be a bumpy ride!