Derek Winnert

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Making Mr Right *** (1987, John Malkovich, Ann Magnuson, Glenne Headly) – Classic Movie Review 5570

Ann Magnuson stars as a PR expert who falls madly in love with the product she is promoting; blonde-haired, blue-eyed android John Malkovich. Trouble ensues when the supposedly emotionless robot starts to reciprocate, infuriating both […]

Jun, 10

Beneath the Planet of the Apes *** (1970, James Franciscus, Charlton Heston, Linda Harrison, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans) – Classic Movie Review 5484

Director Ted Post delivers the welcome 1970 second movie in the original five-film Planet of the Apes saga, with more fascinating monkey business just a notch down from the first film, 1968’s Planet of the […]

May, 19

Night of the Blood Beast * (1958, Michael Emmet, Angela Greene, John Baer, Ed Nelson, Steve Dunlap, Georgianna Carter, Tyler McVey) – Classic Movie Review 4953

Director Bernard L Kowalski’s low-budget, black and white 1958 sci-fi horror movie tells the sorry tale of a hapless team of scientists, who are stalked by an alien Creature. An astronaut Steve Dunlap (John Baer) is killed on […]

Jan, 28

Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women * (1968, Mamie Van Doren, Mary Marr, Paige Lee) – Classic Movie Review 4859

Following Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet (1965), the ever enterprising producer Roger Corman squeezed a second sci-fi movie out of cannibalising the 1962 Soviet film Planeta Bur Planet of the Storms), which was scripted by Aleksandr Kazantsev […]

Jan, 08

Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet ** (1965, Basil Rathbone, Faith Domergue, John Bix) – Classic Movie Review 4858

In what Alex Cox called ‘an act of cinematic cannibalism’, producer Roger Corman’s 1965 sci-fi movie is one of two he adapted from the 1962 Soviet film Planeta Bur (Planet of the Storms), scripted by Aleksandr Kazantsev […]

Jan, 08

Thunderpants ** (2002, Simon Callow, Stephen Fry, Leslie Phillips, Celia Imrie, Paul Giamatti , Ned Beatty, Bruce Cook, Rupert Grint) – Classic Movie Review 4216

Co-writer/ director Peter Hewitt ‘s daft and wacky 2002 sci-fi family comedy tells the story of Patrick Smash (Bruce Cook), a boy born with an explosive problem but wants it to help him to fulfill his […]

Aug, 22

World Without End *** (1956, Hugh Marlowe, Nancy Gates, Rod Taylor) – Classic Movie Review 3983

Writer-director Edward Bernds’s daft but enjoyable 1956 sci-fi movie tells the tale of a space mission of four astronauts returning from mankind’s first mission to Mars. They are caught in a time warp and unwittingly travel […]

Jul, 05


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