Derek Winnert

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Mickey One *** (1965, Warren Beatty, Alexandra Stewart, Hurd Hatfield, Franchot Tone) – Classic Movie Review 6227

Warren Beatty stars as a club stand-up comic, who flees Detroit for Chicago to escape his involvement with the Mob, changing his identity to Mickey One after stealing the social security card of a homeless tramp. But he […]

Nov, 11

Love Is Colder Than Death [Liebe ist kälter als der Tod] *** (1969, Ulli Lommel, Hanna Schygulla, Rainer Werner Fassbinder) – Classic Movie Review 6197

Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s chilly and attractively unusual 1969 low budget German black-and-white film is his first feature, valuable as an interesting apprentice work of this important director. It tells a dour and doomy noir-style gangster story, as seen through […]

Nov, 06

I, Mobster *** (1959, Steve Cochran, Lita Milan, Robert Strauss, Celia Lovsky, John Brinkley, John Mylong) – Classic Movie Review 6147

Director Roger Corman’s lively and lusty 1959 film noir crime drama movie is your usual version of that usual, well-known yarn, used again in 1992 in Billy Bathgate and Mobsters, about a poor kid called […]

Oct, 27

Bugsy **** (1991, Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Harvey Keitel, Ben Kingsley, Joe Mantegna, Elliott Gould) – Classic Movie Review 6060

Warren Beatty stars in director Barry Levinson’s exciting, lovingly crafted 1991 mob crime thriller as real-life charming but psychotic Forties gangster Benjamin (Bugsy) Siegel, sent by Meyer Lansky (Ben Kingsley) to control the rackets in […]

Oct, 06

Baby Face Nelson *** (1957, Mickey Rooney, Cedric Hardwicke, Carolyn Jones, Chris Dark, Ted De Corsia, John Hoyt, Anthony Caruso, Jack Elam) – Classic Movie Review 5906

‘Don’t see it unless your nerves are bullet proof!’ Director Don Siegel’s sizzling 1957 gangster thriller and crime biopic provides a great part for Mickey Rooney in a career-changing role. Unlikely though Rooney is as […]

Aug, 13

It’s Always Fair Weather *** (1955, Gene Kelly, Dan Dailey, Cyd Charisse, Dolores Gray, Michael Kidd) – Classic Movie Review 5673

Back on the town, following On the Town (1949) that is, three wartime GI buddies, Ted (Gene Kelly), Doug (Dan Dailey) and Angie (Michael Kidd), meet up again at a New York bar on 11 October […]

Jun, 26

Borsalino *** (1970, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Alain Delon, Catherine Rouvel) – Classic Movie Review 5553

Director Jacques Deray’s stylish 1970 Thirties-set crime movie is the ideal vehicle for Alain Delon and Jean-Paul Belmondo. Delon and Belmondo play petty criminals Roch Siffredi and François Capella, who graduate into big-time mobsters down Marseilles way, […]

Jun, 04

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