Derek Winnert

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Firestarter *** (1984, Drew Barrymore, David Keith, Heather Locklear, George C Scott, Martin Sheen, Art Carney, Freddie Jones, Louise Fletcher) – Classic Movie Review 6012

Drew Barrymore stars in a career-starter early horror role as a precocious eight-year-old little girl called ‘Charlie’ McGee, who can ignite objects with just a glance. David Keith also stars as her dad ‘Andy’ McGee, who is […]

Sep, 11

It Comes at Night **** (2017, Joel Edgerton, Christopher Abbott, Carmen Ejogo, Kelvin Harrison Jr, Riley Keough) – Movie Review

‘I think they’re sick. You don’t get it, if they’re sick, then I am too.’ Writer-director Trey Edward Shults’s good but gloomy and depressing horror movie stars Joel Edgerton, who is doing his usual sterling […]

Jul, 08

Quest for Fire **** (1981, Everett McGill, Ron Perlman, Rae Dawn Chong) – Classic Movie Review 5335

Director Jean-Jacques Annaud’s bizarre and ambitious 1981 prehistoric times historical adventure epic is impossible to classify and often impenetrable. Never the less, as an attempt to recreate a savage, dawning world, it is mighty impressive. […]

Apr, 23

The Saga of Gosta Berling [Gösta Berling’s Saga] **** (1924, Greta Garbo, Lars Hanson) – Classic Movie Review 5324

In this extremely intriguing curio 1924 Swedish silent movie epic, Greta Garbo stars as Elizabeth Dohna in her first leading part in a feature-length film, co-starring Lars Hanson, and directed by her mentor, the celebrated […]

Apr, 20

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea ***½ (1961, Walter Pidgeon, Robert Sterling, Joan Fontaine, Peter Lorre, Barbara Eden, Michael Ansara, Frankie Avalon, Henry Daniell, Regis Toomey) – Classic Movie Review 4860

Co-writer/ producer/ director Irwin Allen’s jolly 1961 sci-fi action adventure disaster movie tells his story about an atomic submarine sent to fix a hole in the Earth’s core. Walter Pidgeon plays the US Navy commander, […]

Jan, 08

How Awful About Allan **½ (1970, Anthony Perkins, Julie Harris, Joan Hackett, Kent Smith) – Classic Movie Review 4820

Director Curtis Harrington’s intense 1970 psychological thriller stars Anthony Perkins as Allan, a tormented psychosomatic blind man who thinks that his release from an eight-month stay in a mental hospital and his proximity to his […]

Dec, 30

Mirrors **½ (2008, Kiefer Sutherland, Paula Patton, Amy Smart, Jason Flemyng, John Shrapnel, Cameron Boyce, Julian Glover) – Classic Movie Review 4625

Kiefer Sutherland does his usual briskly competent job as Ben Carson, a troubled ex-NYPD detective who takes a job as a night-watch security guard at the abandoned Mayflower Department Store devastated by a fire years […]

Nov, 10


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