Derek Winnert

Posts Tagged "justice"

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Dreyfus [The Dreyfus Case] *** (1931, Cedric Hardwicke, George Merritt, Charles Carson, Sam Livesey, Garry Marsh, Randle Ayrton, George Zucco) – Classic Movie Review 6142

Cedric Hardwicke stars as the real-life French-Jewish officer Captain Alfred Dreyfus, who is accused and convicted of spying in 1890s France, after German staff had forged evidence to convict him, ending up doing life on […]

Oct, 25

A Few Good Men **** (1992, Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, Demi Moore, Kevin Bacon, Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Pollak, J T Walsh) – Classic Movie Review 6072

Director Rob Reiner’s 1992 courtroom thriller stars Tom Cruise as Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee, an untried US Navy lawyer who links up with Lieutenant Commander JoAnne Galloway (Demi Moore) to defend two US Marines accused of a […]

Oct, 10

In the Name of the Father **** (1993, Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Emma Thompson, John Lynch, Corin Redgrave, Mark Sheppard) – Classic Movie Review 5543

Director Jim Sheridan’s 1993 film was Oscar nominated as Best Picture and rivetingly tells the story of the Guildford Four, young Irish people released after 12 years’ wrongful imprisonment after the IRA terrorist bombings of […]

Jun, 03

Tall in the Saddle *** (1944, John Wayne, Ella Raines, Ward Bond, George ‘Gabby’ Hayes, Audrey Long) – Classic Movie Review 5343

John Wayne is on fine form and so is Ella Raines in director Edwin L Marin’s bouncy, well-written and entertaining compact little 1944 Western with a straightforward thriller plot about a murdered ranch owner, the […]

Apr, 25

Heaven **** (2002, Cate Blanchett, Giovanni Ribisi, Remo Girone, Stefania Rocca) – Classic Movie Review 4934

The bomb that Philippa (Cate Blanchett), a British teacher living in Turin, builds a home-made bomb to bring justice to Turin’s biggest drug dealer after her husband’s death from a drug overdose and the police ignore her […]

Jan, 25

Silent Tongue ** (1993, River Phoenix, Richard Harris, Alan Bates, Dermot Mulroney, Sheila Tousey) – Classic Movie Review 4559

Writer-director Sam Shepard’s intelligent, atmospheric, offbeat Western was filmed near Roswell, New Mexico, in spring 1992, but not released until 1994. It stars River Phoenix, Richard Harris, Alan Bates, Dermot Mulroney and Sheila Tousey. It is slow moving, but […]

Oct, 29

The Fixer *** (1968, Alan Bates, Dirk Bogarde, Georgia Brown, Hugh Griffith, Ian Holm, Jack Gilford, Elizabeth Hartman, Carol White, David Warner) – Classic Movie Review 4282

Director John Frankenheimer’s 1968 movie of Bernard Malamud’s much admired novel is forceful and well meaning. But is also long, slow-moving and very hard going and was therefore unsurprisingly not popular at the box office. However, it […]

Sep, 01

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