Derek Winnert

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Jet Storm ***½ (1959, Richard Attenborough, Stanley Baker, Mai Zetterling, Diane Cilento, Hermione Baddeley, Harry Secombe, Virginia Maskell) – Classic Movie Review 5934

This tense 1959 British thriller, tautly directed by Cy Endfield [C Raker Endfield], the maker of Zulu, is a more than decent early example of the airplane disaster picture, in which a man’s mad passion […]

Aug, 18

A Ghost Story *** (2017, Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, McColm Cephas Jr) – Movie Review

Mmmm, spooky! Pretty good movie, a few dull patches, and a bit repetitive, but overall hauntingly effective. Mmmm, spooky! Married couple Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara movie into their suburban dream home. Affleck is killed […]

Aug, 12

The Levelling ** (2016, Ellie Kendrick, David Troughton, Jack Holden) – Movie Review

Ellie Kendrick stars as gloomy estranged daughter Clover Catto, who responds reluctantly to a phone call telling her that her younger brother Harry (Joe Blakemore) is dead. She returns to her Somerset family farm and faces up […]

May, 12

Rabbit Hole **** (2010, Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart, Dianne Wiest, Miles Teller) – Classic Movie Review 4605

Playing to all her strengths at her impeccable finest, Oscar-nominated Nicole Kidman gives arguably her best ever performance as Becca Corbett, a mother whose young son Danny has been killed by a teenager driver. Glacial […]

Nov, 07

Silent Tongue ** (1993, River Phoenix, Richard Harris, Alan Bates, Dermot Mulroney, Sheila Tousey) – Classic Movie Review 4559

Writer-director Sam Shepard’s intelligent, atmospheric, offbeat Western was filmed near Roswell, New Mexico, in spring 1992, but not released until 1994. It stars River Phoenix, Richard Harris, Alan Bates, Dermot Mulroney and Sheila Tousey. It is slow moving, but […]

Oct, 29

Moonlight and Valentino ** (1995, Elizabeth Perkins, Whoopi Goldberg, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kathleen Turner, Jon Bon Jovi) – Classic Movie Review 3906

Elizabeth Perkins stars as a college poetry professor, whose husband is killed in a jogging accident, in this emotional romantic drama, based on a play by Ellen Simon. Perkins has a support system of friends […]

Jun, 23

Digging to China *** (1997, Kevin Bacon, Mary Stuart Masterson, Cathy Moriarty) – Classic Movie Review 3240

‘My mother lived in one world. I was always looking for another. Once I tried to squeeze down a rabbit hole. Then I tried digging all the way to China. ‘ The actor Timothy Hutton […]

Jan, 16


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