Suddenly, Last Summer (1959)

The top-notch cast of Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor and Katharine Hepburn make up the mysterious drama Suddenly, Last Summer. A wealthy widow, Violet Venable (Hepburn) calls on a young surgeon from Chicago (Clift) to perform a lobotomy on her niece Catherine (Taylor). Catherine has allegedly been defaming the reputation of Violet’s late son Sebastian, uttering “fantastic babblings” about the boy’s mysterious death while they were … Continue reading Suddenly, Last Summer (1959)

The Heiress (1949)

The Heiress (1949): 4.5/5 Beloved Best Actress winner Olivia de Havilland portrays Catherine Sloper, a young New York aristocrat — one of her two Oscar winning lead roles. Those aren’t her only accolades for this role. She also took home a Golden Globe and a New York Film Critics Circle award in the Best Actress category. Catherine lives with a very controlling father (Ralph Richardson) … Continue reading The Heiress (1949)