“Feud” – on telly this year

This looks like a wonderful piece of television gluttony…staring Ms. Lange, 67 and Ms. Sarandon, 70. It debuts in America next week

“You could write a history of women in Hollywood — in its glory and shame, and with all its attendant ageism and sexism — by charting Davis and Crawford’s careers. In “Feud: Bette & Joan,” Ryan Murphy does just that in a limited series for FX, which revisits their film “What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?,” a shocker about two former female stars. Davis and Crawford weren’t playing themselves.

Yet part of what still gives this nightmare of the dream factory its haunting power and pathos is they were playing industry castoffs whose struggles they surely recognized. For today’s audience, though, the real jolt might be how little seems to have changed.”

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