Derek Winnert

"The Review's Better Than The Film"

The Long, Long Trailer **** (1953, Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Marjorie Main, Keenan Wynn, Moroni Olsen) – Classic Movie Review 5929

Director Vincente Minnelli’s 1953 road movie comedy is a sprightly, nimble vehicle for the I Love Lucy real-life married pair Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, who star as a couple who make the mistake of […]

Aug, 17 · in Reviews

The Longest Day **** (1962, John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, Henry Fonda, Robert Ryan, Richard Todd, Richard Burton, Sean Connery, Rod Steiger, Robert Wagner) – Classic Movie Review 5928

This three-hour 1962 blockbuster epic presents the story of the Allied 1944 D-Day Normandy landings according to Cornelius Ryan’s bestseller, producer Darryl F Zanuck and 20th Century Fox. All of them must share the authorship […]

Aug, 17 · in Reviews

A Nightmare on Elm Street 6: Freddy’s Dead – The Final Nightmare * (1991, Robert Englund, Lisa Zane, Shon Greenblatt, Lezlie Deane) – Classic Movie Review 5927

‘You Think You Know About Dreams… You Know Nothing!’ Director Rachel Talalay’s 1991 horror movie is the feeble, alleged end of the A Nightmare on Elm Street saga, supposedly putting Freddy Krueger to his final […]

Aug, 17

A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child ** (1989, Robert Englund, Lisa Wilcox, Kelly Jo Minter, Danny Hassel) – Classic Movie Review 5926

‘Freddy has a son’! Robert Englund is back as old pizza face Freddy Krueger, who has resurrected himself through the dreams of the unborn child of his pregnant teenage arch-enemy Dream Master Alice Johnson (Lisa […]

Aug, 17

A Nightmare on Elm Street IV: The Dream Master *** (1988, Robert Englund, Lisa Wilcox, Rodney Eastman, John Beckman) – Classic Movie Review 5925

Robert Englund is back for a fourth time as fiendish pizza-face monster Freddy Krueger to torment the teenagers of Elm Street and take on his teenage arch-enemy Dream Master Alice Johnson (Lisa Wilcox), who has […]

Aug, 16

In Like Flint ** (1967, James Coburn, Lee J Cobb, Jean Hale, Andrew Duggan, Anna Lee) – Classic Movie Review 5924

‘Derek, darling, your American music is so decadent.’ ‘Well, that’s where it’s at, honey.’ Director Gordon Douglas’s 1967 spoof spy adventure is the mindless, daft but fairly enjoyable 1967 follow-up to the 1966 Swinging Sixties […]

Aug, 16

Our Man Flint *** (1966, James Coburn, Lee J Cobb, Gila Golan) – Classic Movie Review 5923

Director Daniel Mann’s 1966 spy adventure stars smirking supercool James Coburn as quintessential Swinging Sixties American spy Derek Flint in this first of his series of send-up espionage thrillers (which surprisingly terminated abruptly after the […]

Aug, 16

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