Posts Tagged ‘stanley kramer’

The Defiant Ones (1958)

by Christopher Lloydon March 7, 2011
Despite a stellar pedigree with nine Oscar nominations and two wins, "The Defiant Ones" is a mawkish, moralizing mess.

Ship of Fools (1965)

by Christopher Lloydon April 30, 2010
Sometimes Stanley Kramer's social consciousness resulted in sublime films, but "Ship of Fools" is heavy-handed with its high-mindedness.

On the Beach (1959)

by Christopher Lloydon March 22, 2010
Heavy-handed and dull, "On the Beach" is more an anti-nuke lecture than a cautionary tale.

Inherit the Wind

by Christopher Lloydon November 2, 2009
The most heretical thing about "Inherit the Wind" is the notion that Hollywood would tackle such a bold subject in this day.