Derek Winnert

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Flash Gordon **** (1980, Sam J Jones, Melody Anderson, Max von Sydow, Timothy Dalton, Brian Blessed, Peter Wyngarde, Topol, Ornella Muti) – Classic Movie Review 6583

Director Mike Hodges’s 1980 British Sci-Fi action adventure is a lovely and lavish, outrageously campy and simply splendiferous movie version of the Thirties Alex Raymond comic strip. It is a remake of the 1936 Universal […]

Jan, 19

Krull *** (1983, Ken Marshall, Lysette Anthony, Freddie Jones, Francesca Annis, Alun Armstrong, David Battley, Bernard Bresslaw) – Classic Movie Review 6504

Director Peter Yates’s 1983 state-of-the-art sword and sorcery saga is an extremely likeable Eighties slice of sci-fi action adventure fantasy. Ken Marshall stars as an athletic young Prince Colwyn setting off on a quest to rescue […]

Jan, 01

I Died a Thousand Times *** (1955, Jack Palance, Shelley Winters, Lori Nelson) – Classic Movie Review 6443

Director Stuart Heisler’s intriguing 1955 cult film noir crime thriller stars Jack Palance as gunman Roy ‘Mad Dog’ Earle, who is in deep trouble after, at the request of his dying crime boss Big Mac (Lon […]

Dec, 20

Hardware *** (1990, Dylan McDermott, Stacey Travis, John Lynch) – Classic Movie Review 6407

Writer-director Richard Stanley’s 1990 British cult sci-fi horror thriller is a full-blooded, full-on shocker affair, with all systems go to combat a routine, derivative tale about a killer robot terrorising the heroine Jill Grakowski (Stacey […]

Dec, 14

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


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