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The Defiant Ones (1958)

Despite a stellar pedigree with nine Oscar nominations and two wins, “The Defiant Ones” is a mawkish, moralizing mess. Continue reading

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Ship of Fools (1965)

Sometimes Stanley Kramer’s social consciousness resulted in sublime films, but “Ship of Fools” is heavy-handed with its high-mindedness. Continue reading

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On the Beach (1959)

Heavy-handed and dull, “On the Beach” is more an anti-nuke lecture than a cautionary tale. Continue reading

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Inherit the Wind

The most heretical thing about “Inherit the Wind” is the notion that Hollywood would tackle such a bold subject in this day. Continue reading