Derek Winnert

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Perfect Friday *** (1970, Stanley Baker, Ursula Andress, David Warner, T P McKenna, Patience Collier) – Classic Movie Review 5855

Director Peter Hall’s amusing 1970 British bank-heist caper thriller is a bright straggler from the Sixties about bored and bent London West End assistant bank manager Mr Graham (Stanley Baker), and the rich titled married […]

Aug, 04

Sneakers ***½ (1992, Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd, Ben Kingsley, Mary McDonnell, River Phoenix, Sidney Poitier, David Strathairn) – Classic Movie Review 4084

Co-writer/ director Phil Alden Robinson’s attractive 1992 hacker movie and heist thriller stars Robert Redford as Marty Bishop, who heads a team of high-tech experts hired by companies to penetrate and test their security systems. Two US […]

Jul, 25

The Asphalt Jungle ***** (1950, Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Sam Jaffe, James Whitmore, Jean Hagen, Brad Dexter, John McIntire, Marilyn Monroe) – Classic Movie Review 1351

Co-writer/director John Huston’s compulsively watchable, realistically staged classic 1950 film noir heist movie is a trail-blazing thriller with the criminal scam it focuses on invigoratingly portrayed as an inside tale from the crooks’ angle. W R Burnett’s […]

Jun, 22

Welcome to Collinwood ***½ (2002, Sam Rockwell, Michael Jeter, William H Macy, George Clooney, Luis Guzmán, Isaiah Washington, Patricia Clarkson) – Classic Movie Review 312

Welcome to writer-directors Anthony Russo and Joe Russo’s likeable 2002 crazy crime caper thriller about a pawnshop safe robbery that goes awry due to the daft efforts of a gang of silly crooks. It’s a […]

Oct, 22


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