Derek Winnert

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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

Man on the Moon **** (1999, Jim Carrey, Danny DeVito, Courtney Love, Paul Giamatti, Gerry Becker) – Classic Movie Review 4914

Director Milos Forman’s distinguished 1999 comedy drama stars Jim Carrey in one of his best roles and finest films. Carrey won the 2000 Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – […]

Jan, 21

The Sunshine Boys ** (1996, Woody Allen, Peter Falk, Michael McKean, Whoopi Goldberg) – Classic Movie Review 3931

In 1996 we didn’t actually need a new version of Neil Simon’s perennial hit play about feuding vaudeville partners when there is already the nigh-on ideal 1975 film The Sunshine Boys with George Burns and […]

Jun, 28

Top Five *** (2014, Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson, Gabrielle Union) – Movie Review

Chris Rock takes a leaf out of Woody Allen’s book, writing, directing and starring in this semi-biographical romantic comedy about Andre Allen, a comedian who’s fed up with being ‘funny’. He decides to try to make […]

May, 06

Annie Hall ***** (1977, Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts) – Classic Movie Review 196

‘That was the most fun I’ve ever had without laughing.’ No doubt about it, this 1977 report on romance in the 70s and New Yorkers’ inability to enjoy pleasure, is the quintessential Woody Allen movie, […]

Aug, 27


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