Derek Winnert

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Seconds **** (1966, Rock Hudson, Will Geer, John Randolph, Salome Jens, Wesley Addy, Jeff Corey, Richard Anderson, Murray Hamilton, Karl Swenson) – Classic Movie Review 6248

Director John Frankenheimer’s splendid, showy 1966 Faustian sci-fi thriller offers an excellent chance for Rock Hudson to show his underrated acting skills as the unhappy middle-aged banker hero Tony Wilson, who goes to a creepy […]

Nov, 13

Fright Night **** (1985, Chris Sarandon, William Ragsdale, Roddy McDowall) – Classic Movie Review 6092

Chris Sarandon has apparently been taking lessons in smooth, polished bloodsucking from Christopher Lee for his performance as bloodsucker Jerry Dandrige, in this rousing, exceptionally good-humoured 1985 horror movie from writer-director Tom Holland. William Ragsdale plays […]

Oct, 14

Les Carabiniers *** (1963, Albert Juross, Patrice Moullet, Marino Masé, Geneviève Galéa, Barbet Schroeder, Catherine Ribero) – Classic Movie Review 6067

French New Wave luminary director Jean-Luc Godard is on middling form here in this lively and provocative 1963 French drama about youngsters involved in an unnecessary civil war in an imaginary country. It is a […]

Oct, 09

Innocent Blood ** (1992, Anne Parillaud, Anthony LaPaglia, Robert Loggia) – Classic Movie Review 6029

Director John Landis revisits with considerably less effect the territory he covered so successfully with his 1981 classic An American Werewolf in London for this disappointing if passable 1992 vampire horror thriller. The mix of fantasy, […]

Sep, 15

Nikita [La Femme Nikita] **** (1990, Anne Parillaud, Jean-Hughes Anglade, Tchéky Karyo, Jeanne Moreau, Jean Reno) – Classic Movie Review 6028

Anne Parillaud stars as the 20-year-old convicted dropout punkette Nikita, who thinks nothing of killing to get drugs, in writer-producer-director Luc Besson’s dark and trendy 1990 French neo noir thriller. It was a big hit […]

Sep, 15

Westworld **** (1973, Yul Brynner, Richard Benjamin, James Brolin) – Classic Movie Review 5994

Writer-director Michael Crichton’s 1973 sci-fi action thriller is a great entertainment and a bona fide Seventies classic, and now also a cult favourite. The idea of theme parks running out of control may be a […]

Aug, 29

Robot Monster * (1953, George Nader, Gregory Moffett, Claudia Barrett, Selena Royle, John Mylong) – Classic Movie Review 5902

‘Incredible! Unbelievable! Told The Untamed Way!’ Director Phil Tucker’s infamous, hysterically bad 1953 3D monster movie thriller is a classic of abysmal 1950s science fiction. It stars George Nader in his star breakthrough role as the […]

Aug, 13

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