The Defenders: Taking The First

  • 1998
  • Movie
  • R
  • Crime, Drama

It may not be as succinctly written nor as dynamically directed as the '60s TV series that inspired it, but this contemporary courtroom drama is a provocative think piece and a fitting tribute to the series' late star, E.G. Marshall. Liberal legal eagles Don Preston (Beau Bridges) and his niece M.J. (Martha Plimpton) tackle a controversial case involving...read more