Derek Winnert

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Texas Lady ** (1955, Claudette Colbert, Barry Sullivan, Ray Collins, Gregory Walcott, James Bell, Horace McMahon) – Classic Movie Review 5478

‘WOMANLY WILES WERE HER WEAPONS!’ Director Tim Whelan’s 1955 Western has a surprise star in Claudette Colbert, who plays Prudence Webb, a determined woman who gambles with riverboat gambler Chris Mooney (Barry Sullivan) to pay […]

May, 19

Possessed **** (1931, Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Wallace Ford) – Classic Movie Review 5254

Director Clarence Brown’s 1931 hit drama showcases MGM’s ideal new team of Joan Crawford and a clean-shaven Clark Gable. You can see from the poster that Crawford was the big deal, above the title, and […]

Apr, 04

Young Winston **** (1972, Simon Ward, Robert Shaw, Anne Bancroft, Jack Hawkins, Ian Holm, Anthony Hopkins, John Mills, Pat Heywood, Patrick Magee, Edward Woodward, Colin Blakely, Robert Flemyng, Laurence Naismith) – Classic Movie Review 4642

Director Richard Attenborough’s meticulous, exciting and enjoyable 1972 British historical adventure movie is an ideal subject for him. It is an all-star pageant of Winston Churchill’s early years from his wretched schooldays via serving as […]

Nov, 12

Black Sheep ½ (1996, Chris Farley, David Spade, Tim Matheson, Christine Ebersole, Gary Busey) – Classic Movie Review 4539

Chris Farley and David Spade re-team after Tommy Boy for director Penelope Spheeris’ s utterly moronic, shamefully slapstick 1996 American teen comedy that needs to be given the widest possible berth. Poor Tim Matheson co-stars as Al […]

Oct, 26

The Candidate **** (1972, Robert Redford, Peter Boyle, Melvyn Douglas, Don Porter, Allen Garfield) – Classic Movie Review 4014

Director Michael Ritchie’s insightful 1972 political drama won the 1973 Oscar for Best Original Story and Screenplay, and Writers Guild of America award for Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen, reflecting the brilliant screen-writing. Robert […]

Jul, 13

Truth **** (2015, Cate Blanchett, Robert Redford, Dennis Quaid, Topher Grace, Elisabeth Moss, Bruce Greenwood, Stacy Keach) – Movie Review

Writer-director James Vanderbilt’s brilliant newsroom drama provides great acting opportunities and tells an important story about the 2004 CBS 60 Minutes show’s report on its investigation of President George W Bush’s military service. In America, the story […]

Mar, 03

The Last Hurrah **** (1958, Spencer Tracy, Jeffrey Hunter, Dianne Foster, John Carradine, Basil Rathbone, Pat O’Brien) – Classic Movie Review 3388

Director John Ford’s well-staged, effectively acted and involving if rather cosy and cuddly 1958 political drama is the second of his three distinguished films with young star Jeffrey Hunter, following The Searchers (1956) and preceding […]

Feb, 20


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