Derek Winnert

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Hellbound: Hellraiser II **** (1988, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Kenneth Cranham, Doug Bradley) – Classic Movie Review 6114

Ashley Laurence, who played the heroine of Clive Barker’s Hellraiser (1987) returns as Kristy, who awakes in a psychiatric hospital after the death of her parents for this ingenious, welcome sequel, this time not scripted […]

Oct, 20

Where Danger Lives **** (1950, Robert Mitchum, Faith Domergue, Claude Rains, Maureen O’Sullivan) – Classic Movie Review 6014

Director John Farrow’s 1950 exciting RKO film noir crime thriller is probably the best film of producer Howard Hughes’s protégé Faith Domergue. Robert Mitchum is excellent as Dr Jeff Cameron, a dedicated young doctor, who […]

Sep, 12

Life in Emergency Ward 10 ** (1959, Charles Tingwell, Michael Craig, Wilfrid Hyde White, Dorothy Alison, Glyn Owen, Rosemary Miller, Frederick Bartman, Joan Sims, Pauline Stroud) – Classic Movie Review 5745

Director Robert Day’s 1959 cinema spin-off film of Britain’s first twice-weekly TV serial Emergency Ward 10, which ran for 10 years between 1957 and 1967, has enormous nostalgia value. Re-creating his TV role, Aussie heart-throb […]

Jul, 11

The Book of Henry * (2017, Naomi Watts, Jaeden Lieberher, Jacob Tremblay, Dean Norris, Lee Pace) – Movie Review

The Book of Henry is an interesting but dodgy mix of thriller and tear-jerking drama. There’s enough material for three separate movies here. And that is always good. Any one of them might have been […]

Jun, 24

My Brother Jonathan *** (1947, Michael Denison Dulcie Gray, Ronald Howard, Beatrice Campbell, Stephen Murray) – Classic Movie Review 5652

Michael Denison stars as Dr Jonathan Dakers in the story and struggles of the English provincial doctor, based on the once famous novel by Francis Brett Young, and told in flashback to his World War […]

Jun, 22

Devil’s Island [Song of Hell] *** (1939, Boris Karloff, James Stephenson, Nedda Harrigan) – Classic Movie Review 5629

Director William Clemens’s searing, realistic and revelatory 1939 drama stars Boris Karloff who gives a splendidly full-blooded performance as Dr Charles Gaudet, a brain surgeon condemned to the dreaded French Devil’s Island penal colony for […]

Jun, 18

The Brain [Vengeance] [A Dead Man Seeks His Murderer] ** (1962, Anne Heywood, Peter van Eyck, Cecil Parker, Bernard Lee, Jeremy Spenser, Maxine Audley) – Classic Movie Review 5608

The Brain belongs to a dead tycoon, though surgeons keep it going and it compels one of them, Dr Peter Corrie (Peter van Eyck), to track the tycoon’s killer for Vengeance, as A Dead Man […]

Jun, 14

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