Derek Winnert

Posts Tagged "best friend"

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Shooters * (2002, Adrian Dunbar, Louis Dempsey, Andrew Howard, Gerard Butler, Jason Hughes, Ioan Gruffudd, Matthew Rhys) – Classic Movie Review 6213

There is a great cast to give a lift to directors Glenn Durfort and Colin Teague’s grim, rough-hewn, and typically reprehensibly violent 2002 British-made gangster thriller movie, in which an Irish gang leader becomes embroiled […]

Nov, 08

Blame It on Rio *** (1984, Michael Caine, Joseph Bologna, Valerie Harper, Michelle Johnson, Demi Moore) – Classic Movie Review 5909

Michael Caine is on commanding form as Matthew Hollis, a mixed-up middle-aged married man who starts a holiday romance in Rio with Jennifer (Michelle Johnson), the seductive teenage daughter of his libidinous best buddy Victor […]

Aug, 14

My Girl * (1991, Anna Chlumsky, Macaulay Culkin, Dan Aykroyd, Jamie Lee Curtis, Richard Masur) – Classic Movie Review 5774

Director Howard Zieff’s 1991 Seventies-set family situation comedy drama stars Anna Chlumsky as Vada Sultenfuss, an 11-year-old hypochondriac tomboy with a widowed father (Dan Aykroyd) who runs an in-house funeral parlour, a best friend called […]

Jul, 16

My Best Friend Is a Vampire *½ (1987, Robert Sean Leonard, Cheryl Pollak, Rene Auberjonois, Cecilia Peck, LeeAnne Locken) – Classic Movie Review 5647

Robert Sean Leonard stars as Jeremy Capello, a high school boy who becomes a vampire after a night with a female vampire, and attempts to adjust to his toothsome new way of living. But then […]

Jun, 21

Mortal Thoughts ***½ (1991, Demi Moore, Glenne Headly, Bruce Willis, John Pankow, Harvey Keitel) – Classic Movie Review 5574

Director Alan Rudolph’s tantalising 1991 movie is a tastily cynical, ingenious, stylised neo noir thriller packed with lots of goodies, including the performances of Demi Moore as a new Jersey housewife suspected of murder, Glenne […]

Jun, 10

The Switch *** (2010, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Patrick Wilson, Jeff Goldblum, Juliette Lewis) – Classic Movie Review 5531

Jennifer Aniston may be starring – and she is her usual delightfully capable, appealing self. But it is Jason Bateman, in a warm, funny, natural and subtle performance who is the making of directors Josh Gordon and Will […]

Jun, 01

Me Without You ** (2001, Anna Friel, Michelle Williams, Oliver Milburn, Trudie Styler) – Classic Movie Review 5315

Anna Friel and Michelle Williams star as two London girls, Marina (Friel) and Holly (Williams), who make a pledge of friendship during the early 1970s as they grow up on the Isle of Wight and […]

Apr, 18


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