Classic Film Review: “The Defiant Ones” (1958) hold up a lot better than expected

Some films achieve “classic” status and even become pop culture shorthand, but eventually find themselves dismissed as overly-earnest, “of its time,” or even “self-parody.” More than one Stanley Kramer production of the ’50s on into the ’70s has suffered that fate. A self-conscious/socially-conscious filmmaker, it’s hard to think of anybody in the modern cinema that […]

Classic Film Review: “The Defiant Ones” (1958) hold up a lot better than expected