Derek Winnert

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Nikita [La Femme Nikita] **** (1990, Anne Parillaud, Jean-Hughes Anglade, Tchéky Karyo, Jeanne Moreau, Jean Reno) – Classic Movie Review 6028

Anne Parillaud stars as the 20-year-old convicted dropout punkette Nikita, who thinks nothing of killing to get drugs, in writer-producer-director Luc Besson’s dark and trendy 1990 French neo noir thriller. It was a big hit […]

Sep, 15

Bloody Mama **** (1970, Shelley Winters, Pat Hingle, Don Stroud, Diane Varsi, Bruce Dern, Robert De Niro, Robert Walden, Alex Nicol) – Classic Movie Review 5368

Producer-director Roger Corman’s exciting and fast-moving 1970 gangster thriller cheapie stars the redoubtable Shelley Winters, who eagerly grabs her fine acting chance and her machine gun as uber-forceful Thirties mobster Kate ‘Ma’ Barker. Ma leads […]

Apr, 29

Death Wish V: The Face of Death ½ (1994, Charles Bronson, Lesley-Anne Down, Michael Parks, Saul Rubinek) – Classic Movie Review 5052

Writer-director Allan A Goldstein takes over for the 1994 final episode of Death Wish, with a physically much changed Charles Bronson (then 73) back as the wrinkled urban vigilante Paul Kersey. The revenge vigilante action […]

Feb, 23

John Wick: Chapter 2 **** (2017, Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane) – Movie Review

Italian villain Santino D’Antonio (Riccardo Scamarcio) is none too thrilled when retired ex-hitman John Wick (Keanu Reeves) refuses his marker to repay his debt and to make a kill for him. Santino promptly blows up his house to […]

Feb, 17

Django Strikes Again [Django 2: Il Grande Ritorno] ** (1987, Franco Nero, Christopher Connelly, Licinia Lentini, Donald Pleasence) – Classic Movie Review 4939

Django Strikes Again is the only official sequel to Django (1965) produced with the involvement of original director Sergio Corbucci, who created the Django character. Franco Nero returns to his iconic role as the flinty-eyed […]

Jan, 25

Sirocco ***½ (1951, Humphrey Bogart, Marta Toren, Lee J Cobb, Everett Sloane, Gerald Mohr, Zero Mostel, Nick Dennis, Onslow Stevens) – Classic Movie Review 4273

Director Curtis Bernhardt’s 1951 film noir movie stars Humphrey Bogart in one of his best later roles as amoral American black marketeer Harry Smith, a former saloon owner turned gunrunner for the Syrian rebels under […]

Aug, 31

Targets ****½ (1968, Boris Karloff, Tim O’Kelly, Arthur Peterson, Monte Landis, Peter Bogdanovich) – Classic Movie Review 3874

Writer-director Peter Bogdanovich’s controversial 1968 film début hit hard in its day and still packs a punch, remaining a seriously relevant thriller. It promised a great future for Bogdanovich, which, for a while in the […]

Jun, 16


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