Derek Winnert

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Up the Junction *** (1968, Suzy Kendall, Dennis Waterman, Adrienne Posta, Maureen Lipman, Michael Gothard, Liz Fraser, Hylda Baker, Alfie Bass) – Classic Movie Review 5897

Director Peter Collinson’s 1968 movie adaptation of Nell Dunn’s famous 1963 book and Ken Loach’s classic BBC TV adaptation of 1965 was popular but did not spark the kind of controversy or impact that they did. This Sixties […]

Aug, 11

Waterland **½ (1992, Jeremy Irons, Sinéad Cusack, Ethan Hawke, Grant Warnock, David Morrissey, John Heard) – Classic Movie Review 5137

Jeremy Irons stars as a Tom Crick, a disillusioned high school history teacher who has been a teacher in an American school for 20 years but is having trouble connecting with his students and his […]

Mar, 11

If These Walls Could Talk **** (1996, Demi Moore, Sissy Spacek, Cher, Shirley Knight, Kathleen Keener, Jason London, C C H Pounder, Kevin Cooney) – Classic Movie Review 5032

A marvellous cast is assembled for three sincere, affecting and compelling stories of abortion set in different periods – 1952, 1974 (both directed by Nancy Savoca) and 1996 (directed by Cher) – set in the […]

Feb, 20

For Keeps? [Maybe Baby] *** (1988, Molly Ringwald, Randall Batinkoff, Kenneth Mars, Miriam Flynn, Conchata Ferrell, Sharon Brown, Dabney Coleman, Pauly Shore) – Classic Movie Review 4878

A well-matched Molly Ringwald and Randall Batinkoff star as starry-eyed high-school pupils Darcy (Ringwald) and Stan (Batinkoff), who are in love. But, when school swot Darcy gets unexpectedly pregnant, should the lovebirds pack up their […]

Jan, 11

Three Strange Loves [Törst[ [Thirst] *** (1949, Eva Henning, Birger Malmsten, Birgit Tengroth) – Classic Movie Review 4836

Director Ingmar Bergman’s intriguing, well-detailed early 1949 movie still has a strong emotional pull but its appeal is mainly for his diehard fans who want to be completist. Eva Henning and Birger Malmsten play a […]

Jan, 02

The Group **** (1966, Candice Bergen, Joan Hackett, Elizabeth Hartman, Shirley Knight, Joanna Pettet, Jessica Walter, Kathleen Widdoes, Larry Hagman, Hal Holbrook) – Classic Movie Review 4705

Mary McCarthy’s Sixties voguish novel about the lives of eight 1933 Vassar-style Ivy-League private girls’ college graduates was one of the popular literary hits of the day and the inevitable 1966 movie version proves an […]

Nov, 26

10 Rillington Place **** (1971, Richard Attenborough, Judy Geeson, John Hurt) – Classic Movie Review 4643

Director Richard Fleischer’s absorbing 1971 British anti-capital punishment film re-creates the infamous real-life Forties John Christie murder case in London. Richard Attenborough’s chilling portrayal of the serial killer John Christie deservedly gathered excellent reviews. Indeed, there are […]

Nov, 13


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