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Australian Arts

A fey screeching parody

17 February 2024

9:00 AM

17 February 2024

9:00 AM

Is it a necessary declension, the descent from histrionic splendour to self-parody and worse?

For years now Ryan Murphy has been making his Feud series which presents famous figures from the legendary past – Bette Davis and Joan Crawford impersonated by Susan Sarandon and Jessica Lange, various 1950’s eminences from George Cukor to Rock Hudson impersonated by people who have no resemblance to them, visually let alone vocally.

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