Derek Winnert

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Cronaca di un amore [Story of a Love Affair] *** (1950, Lucia Bosé, Massimo Girotti, Ferdinando Sarmi, Gino Rossi) – Classic Movie Review 6282

Michelangelo Antonioni’s promising 1950 drama is his first full-length feature film and stars Massimo Girotti (as Guido Garroni) and Lucia Bosè (as attractive young Paola Fontana), along with fashion designer Ferdinando Sarmi (as Paola’s wealthy industrialist husband, Enrico Fontana). […]

Nov, 22

The Marriage of Maria Braun [Die Ehe der Maria Braun] ***** (1979, Hanna Schygulla, Klaus Löwitsch, Ivan Desny) – Classic Movie Review 6184

Co-writer/ producer/ director Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s polished 1979 German gem won Hanna Schygulla the Best Actress award at the Berlin Film Festival in 1979 for her startling, eye-opening performance as Maria Braun, a poor young […]

Nov, 03

Made Men *** (1999, James Belushi, Timothy Dalton, Michael Beach, Steve Railsback) – Classic Movie Review 5912

James Belushi stars as as Bill ‘The Mouth’ Manucci who steals $12 million from the Mob, and finds himself on the run from various low-lives and an unscrupulous cop, Sheriff Dex Drier (Timothy Dalton). Director Louis […]

Aug, 14

We Don’t Live Here Anymore *** (2004, Mark Ruffalo, Laura Dern, Naomi Watts, Peter Krause) – Classic Movie Review 5817

Jack Linden (Mark Ruffalo) cheats on his wife Terry Linden (Laura Dern) with his friend Edith Evans (Naomi Watts), who is married to Hank Evans (Peter Krause), destroying both marriages, in director John Curran’s brilliantly acted and classy 2004 […]

Jul, 28

Two for the Road **** (1967, Audrey Hepburn, Albert Finney, Eleanor Bron) – Classic Movie Review 5681

‘If you want to be a duchess, be a duchess. If you want to make love, hat’s off.’ – Mark Wallace (Albert Finney). Producer-director Stanley Donen’s seemingly lightweight 1967 romantic comedy is utterly charming, ingratiating, […]

Jun, 28

Island in the Sun ** (1957, James Mason, Joan Fontaine, Dorothy Dandridge, Harry Belafonte, John Williams, Joan Collins, Michael Rennie) – Classic Movie Review 5677

Director Robert Rossen is struggling in this 1957 drama, forced by producer Darryl F Zanuck, the 20th Century Fox studio and the conventions of the day to dilute the then supposedly daring Alec Waugh bestseller […]

Jun, 28

The Burned Barns [Les granges brûlées] *** (1973, Simone Signoret, Alain Delon, Paul Crauchet) – Classic Movie Review 5550

Co-writer/ director Jean Chapot’s 1973 French whodunit thriller puts infidelity, guilty secrets and family discords right to the forefront of its agenda. The setting is a large, lonely snowbound farm house, and, when a brutal […]

Jun, 04

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