Derek Winnert

Posts Tagged "killer"

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The Snowman ** (2017, Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Val Kilmer, J K Simmons) – Movie Review

The Snowman is a disappointment, not a disaster. It’s okay, it passes the time, but much more is needed. The problems are the story lacks credibility and there’s no chemistry between Michael Fassbender and his […]

Oct, 20

Small Town Crime ** (2017, John Hawkes, Octavia Spencer, Robert Forster, Anthony Anderson, Clifton Collins Jr, Michael Vartan, Daniel Sunjata, James Lafferty) – Movie Review

John Hawkes stars as alcoholic ex-cop Mike Kendall, who finds the body of a young woman and puts his family in danger when he becomes hell-bent on finding the killer. The trail leads to a […]

Oct, 10

Blue Steel ** (1989, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ron Silver, Clancy Brown, Elizabeth Peña, Louise Fletcher, Philip Bosco, Kevin Dunn, Richard Jenkins) – Classic Movie Review 6040

Jamie Lee Curtis gives one of her most captivating performances as a tough rookie cop in co-writer/ director Kathryn Bigelow’s powerful 1989 action crime thriller. NYPD officer Megan Turner (Curtis) falls in love with the […]

Sep, 24

The Brain [Vengeance] [A Dead Man Seeks His Murderer] ** (1962, Anne Heywood, Peter van Eyck, Cecil Parker, Bernard Lee, Jeremy Spenser, Maxine Audley) – Classic Movie Review 5608

The Brain belongs to a dead tycoon, though surgeons keep it going and it compels one of them, Dr Peter Corrie (Peter van Eyck), to track the tycoon’s killer for Vengeance, as A Dead Man […]

Jun, 14

Born to Kill **** (1947, Claire Trevor, Lawrence Tierney, Walter Slezak) – Classic Movie Review 5253

Welcome to the tale of the SILKEN SAVAGE and the BULLET-MAN, ‘the coolest killer a woman ever loved’! Director Robert Wise’s 1947 film noir stars Lawrence Tierney as killer Sam Wilde, who in Reno weds […]

Apr, 04

The Glass Key **** (1935, George Raft, Claire Dodd, Edward Arnold) – Classic Movie Review 4928

Director Frank Tuttle’s little-known 1935 film is the excellent first movie adaptation of the 1931 Dashiell Hammett classic thriller novel, with George Raft and Claire Dodd ideally paired. Raft plays Ed [Ned] Beaumont, the sidekick […]

Jan, 23

How to Make a Monster ** (2001, Clea DuVall, Steven Culp, Tyler Mane, Jason Marsden, Karim Prince) – Classic Movie Review 4676

Tyler Mane, Jason Marsden, Karim Prince star as Hardcore, Bug and Sol, a trio of computer programmers who are promised a $1 million bonus in return for coming up with the scariest video-game bad guy […]

Nov, 21

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