Posts Tagged ‘stanley kramer’
"It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" is one giant, excessive, madcap, slapstick, over-the-top romp.
Despite a stellar pedigree with nine Oscar nominations and two wins, "The Defiant Ones" is a mawkish, moralizing mess.
Sometimes Stanley Kramer's social consciousness resulted in sublime films, but "Ship of Fools" is heavy-handed with its high-mindedness.
Heavy-handed and dull, "On the Beach" is more an anti-nuke lecture than a cautionary tale.
The most heretical thing about "Inherit the Wind" is the notion that Hollywood would tackle such a bold subject in this day.