Derek Winnert

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Communion *** (1989, Christopher Walken, Lindsay Crouse, Frances Sternhagen) – Classic Movie Review 6152

Director Philippe Mora’s 1989 autobiographical horror thriller stars Christopher Walken as the real-life author and writer Whitley Strieber, who decides to set off with his family and friends for his forest vacation home. He then […]

Oct, 29

Wonderstruck **** (2017, Oakes Fegley, Julianne Moore, Millicent Simmonds, Michelle Williams) – Movie Review

Director Todd Haynes’s beautiful, magical and enchanting 2017 family mystery drama is a glorious art work as well as a lovely entertainment. In the Seventies, a boy called Ben (Oakes Fegley) is left deaf after […]

Oct, 06

Invaders from Mars ** (1986, Karen Black, Hunter Carson, Timothy Bottoms, Louise Fletcher, Bud Cort, Jimmy Hunt, Laraine Newman, James Karen) – Classic Movie Review 5996

Director-designer William Cameron Menzies’s much-loved landmark 1953 sci-fi fantasy favourite Invaders from Mars is remade by director Tobe Hooper in 1986 for Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus’s British Cannon studios, with Karen Black, Hunter Carson, Timothy […]

Aug, 29

Night Passage *** (1957, James Stewart, Audie Murphy, Dan Duryea, Brandon de Wilde, Dianne Foster) – Classic Movie Review 5920

‘The Saga of the Brothers and the savagery of their blood feud!’ Director James Neilson’s 1957 Western is robust, occasionally invigorating, though in some respects obstinately ordinary. But it is strongly cast, with James Stewart […]

Aug, 15

Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest * (1995, Daniel Cerny, Ron Melendez, Jim Metzler, Nancy Lee Grahn, Mari Morrow) Classic Movie Review 5852

The evil spreads. Two surviving Gatlin, Nebraska, small-town brothers Eli and Joshua are adopted by a Chicago city couple, William and Amanda Porter, in director James D R Hickox’s gory and pretty silly 1995 second horror sequel […]

Aug, 04

Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice * (1993, Terence Knox, Paul Scherrer, Ryan Bollman) – Classic Movie Review 5851

A different cast appears in director David F Price’s much worse 1993 belated sequel to the 1984 Children of the Corn, which plays like a re-run of the plot of the first movie. This time a reporter […]

Aug, 04

Children of the Corn **½ (1984, Peter Horton, Linda Hamilton, R G Armstrong, John Franklin, Courtney Gains) – Classic Movie Review 5850

Director Fritz Kiersch is a typically intense and bloodthirsty 1984 horror thriller film version of Stephen King’s short story, first published in the March 1977 issue of Penthouse and later collected in King’s 1978 collection Night Shift. Peter […]

Aug, 04


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