Derek Winnert

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Operation Mad Ball ** (1957, Jack Lemmon, , Ernie Kovacs, Mickey Rooney, Kathryn Grant, Dick York, James Darren, Arthur O’Connell, Roger Smith) – Classic Movie Review 6237

Jack Lemmon stars as US Army hospital Private Hogan in director Richard Quine’s slightly flat, faded and dated 1957 farce about American soldiers in post-World war Two France trying to meet some protected French maidens […]

Nov, 12

It **** (2017, Jaeden Lieberher, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, Wyatt Oleff, Jack Dylan Grazer, Chosen Jacobs, Bill Skarsgård) – Movie Review

New Line’s cinema movie of Stephen King’s horror film It (2017) was in development for seven years before filming began and has had a tricky production history. Happily, none of this shows in a polished, stylish production. It […]

Sep, 11

Mysterious Island *** (1961, Michael Craig, Herbert Lom, Joan Greenwood, Gary Merrill, Michael Callan, Percy Herbert, Beth Rogan) – Classic Movie Review 3722

Director Cy Endfield’s 1961 British adventure movie is produced by Charles H Schneer. Michael Craig and Michael Callan star as embattled American Civil War soldiers, officers Captain Cyrus Harding (Craig) and Herbert Brown (Callan), who […]

May, 19

Around the World in 80 Days *** (2004, Jackie Chan, Steve Coogan, Cécile De France, Jim Broadbent) – Classic Movie Review 2453

Director Frank Coraci’s 2004 remake of producer Mike Todd’s 1956 five-Oscar-winning original stars a reasonably well-cast Steve Coogan. He makes a fair stab at his big star role as Jules Verne’s 1899-set Victorian inventor and […]

May, 04

Around the World in 80 Days **** (1956, David Niven, Cantinflas, Shirley MacLaine, Robert Newton, Finlay Currie, Robert Morley) – Classic Movie Review 2452

Director Michael Anderson’s 1956 Technicolor epic action adventure comedy film triumphed on Academy Award night, winning five rather undeserved Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Score, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematography and Best Film Editing. Producer-showman Michael Todd, a […]

May, 04


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