Derek Winnert

Posts Tagged "father figure"

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Orphans **** (1987, Albert Finney, Matthew Modine, Kevin Anderson) – Classic Movie Review 5219

Albert Finney repeats his London stage performance as ageing Chicago gangster Harold, who is mixed up with two weird brothers Treat and Philip (Matthew Modine and Kevin Anderson), in director Alan J Pakula’s 1987 riveting […]

Mar, 30

The Aristocats ***½ (1970, voices of Phil Harris, Eva Gabor, Maurice Chevalier, Sterling Holloway) – Classic Movie Review 5175

Producer-director Wolfgang Reitherman’s 1970 animated feature tells screen-writer Larry Clemmons’s story of an aristocratic cat and her three kittens, who are kidnapped and abandoned in the country by a mean butler who is afraid that they […]

Mar, 18

Cinderella Liberty **** (1974, James Caan, Marsha Mason, Eli Wallach, Kirk Calloway, Burt Young, Bruno Kirby, Dabney Coleman, Sally Kirkland, Allan Arbus) – Classic Movie Review 4496

Director Mark Rydell’s 1974 movie stars James Caan as warm-natured lonely US Navy sailor John Baggs Jr, who is enjoying an extended liberty pass of leave in Seattle after his service records are lost. He falls for […]

Oct, 20

Foxcatcher ***½ (2014, Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo, Sienna Miller, Vanessa Redgrave) – Movie Review

Director Bennett Miller’s well-acted, classy and interesting but over-rated biopic tries to get under the skin of real-life Olympic wrestling champion brothers Mark and David Schultz, who are lured by multimillionaire sponsor John E. du Pont into […]

Dec, 29


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