Derek Winnert

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Wise Guys * (1986, Danny DeVito, Joe Piscopo, Harvey Keitel, Ray Sharkey, Patti LuPone, Dan Hedaya, Julie Bovasso) – Classic Movie Review 6045

Even Danny DeVito cannot rescue director Brian De Palma’s tasteless and unfunny 1986 gangster crime comedy about two hoodlums called Harry Valentini and Moe Dickstein, played by DeVito and Saturday Night Live alumnus Joe Piscopo (who […]

Sep, 24

Our Dancing Daughters **** (1928, Joan Crawford, Johnny Mack Brown, Anita Page, Nils Asther, Dorothy Sebastian) – Classic Movie Review 5953

After a series of small roles between 1925 and 1928, Joan Crawford was elevated to star status overnight as fun-loving socialite Diana Medford in director Harry Beaumont’s 1928 Our Dancing Daughters. Crawford is ideally cast as […]

Aug, 22

Forsaking All Others *** (1934, Clark Gable, Joan Crawford, Robert Montgomery) – Classic Movie Review 5782

Director W S Van Dyke II’s 1934 MGM success pairs the irresistible screen star couple of Clark Gable and Joan Crawford in another fast-moving, enjoyable screwball romantic comedy drama. Mary Clay (Crawford) is abandoned at […]

Jul, 17

Pepe * (1960, Cantinflas, Dan Dailey, Shirley Jones) – Classic Movie Review 5690

Cantinflas from Around the World in 80 Days (1956) stars as the young Mexican Pepe, who follows his magnificent white stud stallion pet horse Don Juan to Hollywood when it is bought by a film director called […]

Jul, 01

Susan and God **** (1940, Joan Crawford, Fredric March, Ruth Hussey, John Carroll, Rita Hayworth, Nigel Bruce, Bruce Cabot) – Classic Movie Review 5655

Joan Crawford takes over Gertrude Lawrence’s stage role of Susan, the gay Mrs Trexel (of the UK title), for director George Cukor’s 1940 movie of Rachel Crothers’s celebrated stage play. Crawford plays a wealthy socialite […]

Jun, 24

The Appaloosa [Southwest to Sonora] *** (1966, Marlon Brando, Anjanette Comer, John Saxon) – Classic Movie Review 5406

‘Southwest to Sonora rode the lustful, the lawless… to live on the edge of violence!’ Marlon Brando stars as Matt Fletcher, a Mexican-American buffalo hunter cowboy, who vows in a Mexican border church to lead […]

May, 06

The Rocking Horse Winner ***½ (1949, John Mills, Valerie Hobson, John Howard Davies, Ronald Squire, Hugh Sinclair) – Classic Movie Review 5138

Writer-director Anthony Pelissier bases his quietly pleasant, well acted, nicely done 1949 parable tale on a D H Lawrence story about a young lad called Paul Grahame (John Howard Davies) who names winning horses as he […]

Mar, 11


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