Note: This Week in the Box is a year-long series where Sam works through the entire Warner Brothers 50 Film Collection box set. To find reviews of the other films in the series and see the complete list, click here.
Cool Hand Luke, being one of my father’s favorite movies, was something of a staple in my house growing up. I hadn’t sat down to watch it in a couple years, though, so I went in to this with some trepidation. Turns out I had nothing to fear: while it remains imperfect, I love it no less now than I did when I was a kid and my dad sang the Plastic Jesus song in the car.