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All About Eve

21 Ratings: 4.4
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   Showered with Oscars, this wonderfully bitchy (and witty) comedy written and directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz concerns an aging theater star (Bette Davis) whose life is being supplanted by a wolf-in-sheep's-clothing ingenue (Anne … see full wiki

4 reviews about All About Eve
review by . February 21, 2008
posted in Movie Hype
The brand-new Special Edition of ALL ABOUT EVE offers a fantastic insight into one of the most influential and refreshing films to have emerged from Hollywood in the 1950s. Still as potent and as darkly hilarious now as when it was first released, ALL ABOUT EVE tells the story of a seemingly-innocuous young woman called Eve Harrington (Anne Baxter), who worms her way into the life of her idol, stage star Margo Channing (Bette Davis). Eve soon makes herself indispensable in Margo's circle of friends …
review by . April 17, 2007
This film represents the end of a time when witty dialog  and insightful writing had a chance to make it to the big   screen. Even though there's an unmistakeable feeling of   watching a play on film, the crispness of the dialog and the  tight editing make you yearn for a return of intelligence to  the movies.    Bette Davis is superb as the magnificently self-absorbed star  of Broadway and Anne Baxter underplays the …
review by . July 16, 2003
Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz¬† who received Academy Awards in 1950 for his work both as director and as author of the screenplay, All About Eve is also all about what can sometimes be cutthroat competition for fame more than fortune in the New York theatre world. Margo Channing (Davis) is among its brightest stars. The calculating Eve Harrington (Baxter) concludes that her single major barrier is Channing so she ingratiates herself with the fading but celebrated Broadway actress, obtaining a …
review by . May 08, 2001
posted in Movie Hype
The brand-new Special Edition of ALL ABOUT EVE offers a fantastic insight into one of the most influential and refreshing films to have emerged from Hollywood in the 1950s. Still as potent and as darkly hilarious now as when it was first released, ALL ABOUT EVE tells the story of a seemingly-innocuous young woman called Eve Harrington (Anne Baxter), who worms her way into the life of her idol, stage star Margo Channing (Bette Davis). Eve soon makes herself indispensable in Margo's circle of friends …
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