Derek Winnert

Posts Tagged "burlesque"

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Burlesque **** (2010, Cher, Christina Aguilera, Stanley Tucci, Kristen Bell, Eric Dane, Cam Gigandet, Peter Gallagher, Alan Cumming) – Classic Movie Review 6097

Writer-director  Steven Antin’s 2010 musical drama movie won the 2011 Golden Globe for Best Original Song for Diane Warren’s ‘You Haven’t Seen The Last of Me’ and another tune, ‘Bound to You’, was nominated. The Gay and […]

Oct, 17

Dancing Lady *** (1933, Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Fred Astaire, Franchot Tone) – Classic Movie Review 5783

A lovely cast spruces up director Robert Z Leonard’s fizzy 1933 musical romantic comedy, with a dancing Joan Crawford choosing between romeos Clark Gable and Franchot Tone, while hoofing it with débuting Fred Astaire (as […]

Jul, 18

The Aristocrats *** (2005, Hank Azaria, Shelley Berman, Billy Connolly, George Carlin, Don Rickles, Chris Rock) – Classic Movie Review 5179

Literally a one-joke – and a filthy one at that – director Paul Provenza’s 2005 comedy documentary dissection of what makes people laughs gets 100 more or less famous comics and gets them to re-tell a […]

Mar, 19

Tonight for Sure ** (1962, Karl Schanzer, Don Kenney, Marli Renfro) – Classic Movie Review 4737

Francis Ford Coppola’s first film, made when he was 23, is a 1962 sexploitation Western softcore comedy, co-written with Jerry Shaffer, set in August 1961 on the Sunset Strip, Tonight for Sure stars Karl Schanzer […]

Dec, 10

Gypsy *** (1962, Rosalind Russell, Natalie Wood, Karl Malden) – Classic Movie Review 3555

Director Mervyn LeRoy’s 1962 movie musical is good but it should have been great, and that’s partly because it makes the mistake of casting the wrong star in Rosalind Russell. and partly because it lacks […]

Apr, 12

Once Upon a Honeymoon *** (1942, Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Albert Dekker, Harry Shannon, Albert Bassermann, Ferike Boros, Hans Conried) – Classic Movie Review 1309

Co-writer/producer/director Leo McCarey’s 1942 wartime comedy drama stars Ginger Rogers as a social-climbing Brooklyn burlesque showgirl named Katie O’Hara who’s masquerading as American socialite she calls ‘Katherine Butt-Smith’. It’s just before World War Two, and she gets […]

Jun, 08


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