Derek Winnert

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Jane and the Lost City ** (1987, Kirsten Hughes, Sam J Jones, Maud Adams, Jasper Carrott, Robin Bailey, Graham Stark, Elsa O’Toole) – Classic Movie Review 6201

Director Terry Marcel’s 1987 British action adventure comedy stars Kirsten Hughes, Sam J Jones (aka Flash Gordon), Maud Adams, Jasper Carrott, Robin Bailey, Graham Stark and Elsa O’Toole. In World War Two, Jane (Kirsten Hughes) and the Colonel (Robin […]

Nov, 06

Despicable Me 3 ** (2017, voices of Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker) – Movie Review

Busy, fast-moving quirky, surreal, and borderline weird at times, Despicable Me 3 goes its own sweet way. Steve Carell gets to be a very, very busy man as the voices of twin brothers – his voices are […]

Jun, 30

King Solomon’s Mines **** (1950, Stewart Granger, Deborah Kerr, Richard Carlson, Hugo Haas, Siriaque) – Classic Movie Review 5634

MGM’s very smoothly made and exciting double Oscar-winning Technicolor 1950 remake of the H Rider Haggard romantic adventure novel is mostly filmed on spectacular locations in Africa (the Congo, Kenya and Tanzania) and is graced […]

Jun, 19

Captain Kidd *** (1945, Charles Laughton, Randolph Scott, Barbara Britton, Reginald Owen, John Carradine, Gilbert Roland, Sheldon Leonard, Henry Daniell, John Qualen) – Classic Movie Review 4803

Director Rowland V Lee’s lively if slack and unhistorical 1945 adventure movie has the great virtue of starring the incomparable Charles Laughton. He enjoys a fine old time in a lip-smacking over-the-top display of dynamic […]

Dec, 21

The Pink Panther * (2006, Steve Martin, Kevin Kline, Jean Reno, Emily Mortimer, Henry Czerny, Kristin Chenoweth, Roger Rees, Beyoncé Knowles) – Classic Movie Review 4521

The world’s most famous diamond has been snatched from the finger of a murder victim and only one man can solve the case. But Inspector Clouseau (Steve Martin) hasn’t a clue and he’ll crack everything […]

Oct, 24

Swamp Women ** (1956, Carole Mathews, Beverly Garland, Mike Connors, Marie Windsor, Susan Cummings) – Classic Movie Review 3979

Three women break jail and head for a Louisiana swamp to find a stash of stolen diamonds, and pinch the boat of geologist Bob Matthews (Mike Connors, aka Touch Conners). But things go wrong when Josie (Marie […]

Jul, 05

Moonfleet *** (1955, Stewart Granger, George Sanders, Joan Greenwood, Viveca Lindors, Jon Whiteley) – Classic Movie Review 3905

Director Fritz Lang’s lively but cardboard-looking 1955 vintage costume adventure, based freely on J Meade Falkner’s classic story, is way off Lang’s usual territory. It is somewhat shakily made as what looks like a chore […]

Jun, 23

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