Derek Winnert

Posts Tagged "janitor"

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Joe Dirt * (2001, David Spade, Brittany Daniel, Dennis Miller, Adam Beach, Christopher Walken, Jamie Pressly) – Classic Movie Review 6171

Written by David Spade and Fred Wolf, and directed by Dennie Gordon in 2001, this is a dire, desperate, and laugh-free slapstick comedy from Happy Madison and Columbia. It is a chilly, fun-free zone. A […]

Nov, 01

Connecting Rooms * (1970, Bette Davis, Michael Redgrave, Alexis Kanner, Kay Walsh, Gabrielle Drake, Leo Genn) – Classic Movie Review 6015

Writer/ producer/ director Franklin Gollings’s sluggish and disappointing 1969 drama stars a miscast Bette Davis as a rather sad street-musician cellist called Wanda Fleming and a better cast Michael Redgrave as a dismissed gay ex-schoolteacher […]

Sep, 12

The Toxic Avenger *** (1984, Andrée Marander, Mitchell Cohen, Pat Ryan, Mark Torgl) – Classic Movie Review 4380

Nerdy mop boy janitor Melvin Junko (Mark Torgl) falls into a vat of toxic nuclear waste and new superhero ‘old goo-goo eyes’ is born. And then, as The Toxic Avenger (Mitchell Cohen), he sets out to save the […]

Sep, 18

The Black Cat ***½ (1941, Basil Rathbone, Gale Sondergaard, Bela Lugosi Hugh Herbert, Broderick Crawford, Anne Gwynne, Gladys Cooper) – Classic Movie Review 2505

Basil Rathbone, Gale Sondergaard, Bela Lugosi and Gladys Cooper easily raise the hairs on the back of the neck in director Albert S Rogell’s spooky and amusing 1941 comedy-mystery horror movie. However, it’s not as […]

May, 20

A Life Less Ordinary ** (1997, Cameron Diaz, Ewan McGregor, Holly Hunter, Delroy Lindo, Ian Holm) – Classic Movie Review 1876

Director Danny Boyle’s 1997 movie is an honourable flop this time round from the Trainspotting (1996) production team, commendably trying something bold and adventurous a million miles away from their previous hit, with a modern […]

Nov, 23

17 Again ***½ (2009, Zac Efron, Matthew Perry, Leslie Mann, Thomas Lennon, Melora Hardin) – Classic Movie Review 805

The 37-year-old Matthew Perry has made a mess of his life, is always grumpy and is divorcing the woman (Leslie Mann) who is his one true love. Luckily, and magically, he gets a second chance […]

Feb, 08

Good Will Hunting ***** (1997, Matt Damon, Robin Williams) – Classic Movie Review 156

Gus Van Sant’s 1997 double Oscar-winning film is a highly intelligent, engrossing heart-warmer. Matt Damon gives a polished, magnetic, star-making performance as Will Hunting, a rebel university caretaker, a janitor at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of […]

Aug, 13


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