Derek Winnert

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The Death of Stalin **** (2017, Steve Buscemi, Jeffrey Tambor, Simon Russell Beale, Michael Palin, Jason Isaacs, Andrea Riseborough, Olga Kurylenko) – Movie Review

Co-writer/ director Armando Iannucci’s bold, clever and funny biographical comedy drama follows the chaos in Russia as the advisors of evil dictator Stalin (Adrian McLoughlin) battle for power on his unexpected death. Extraordinarily, it is based on […]

Oct, 22

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets *** (2017, Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen) – Movie Review

There’s no doubt about it, Luc Besson’s sci-fi movie, based on Pierre Christin and Jean-Claude Mézières’s comic book series Valerian and Laureline, is one heck of a great-looking film, totally visually awesome with its amazing sets, costumes, make-up and […]

Jul, 30

Richie Rich [Ri¢hie Ri¢h] ** (1994, Macaulay Culkin, John Larroquette, Edward Herrmann, Jonathan Hyde, Christine Ebersole) – Classic Movie Review 5770

  Director Donald Petrie’s 1994 comedy stars John Larroquette as Rich Industries’ top executive Laurence Van Dough, who plots to try to separate the world’s richest boy Richie Rich (Macaulay Culkin, aged 14) from his […]

Jul, 16

Spawn *** (1997, Michael Jai White, Martin Sheen, John Leguizamo, Theresa Randle, Nicol Williamson) – Classic Movie Review 4583

Director Mark A Z Dippé’s 1997 comic book movie stars Michael Jai White as CIA agent Al Simmons, who is betrayed and incinerated in a chemical inferno by his evil megalomaniacal boss Jason Wynn (Martin Sheen). […]

Nov, 03

Doctor Strange ***½ (2016, Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel McAdams, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tilda Swinton, Mads Mikkelsen, Benedict Wong) – Movie Review

There are only half a dozen main characters in Doctor Strange, which means we get to see an awful lot of them. This means rather too much of Benedict Cumberbatch as Stephen Strange, which he plays exactly like […]

Oct, 25

Suicide Squad **½ (2016, Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Viola Davis, Joel Kinnaman, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez) – Movie Review

Aha, Suicide Squad begins, Suicide Squad assembles. Channelling Joan Allen’s Pam Landy in the Bourne films, Viola Davis stars as Amanda Waller, the bad-ass boss of a secret government agency, who recruits an anti-hero strike team of incarcerated, Death Row super-villains to execute […]

Aug, 06

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows *½ (2016, Megan Fox, Will Arnett, Laura Linney, Stephen Amell, Tyler Perry) – Movie Review

Complete with drossy dialogue and a warmed-up feel, director Dave Green’s lazily plotted 2016 sequel strands its actors in acres of soulless CGI in this disappointing follow-up to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014). Top billed Megan Fox has […]

Jun, 24


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