Derek Winnert

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Bright Young Things * (2003, Michael Sheen, Stephen Campbell Moore, Emily Mortimer, Dan Aykroyd) – Classic Movie Review 6057

Writer-director Stephen Fry fumbles his 2003 film adaptation of Evelyn Waugh’s superb satirical novel Vile Bodies in his directing debut, feebly sending up the British press and Thirties posh folk, the Bright Young Things of […]

Oct, 04

The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant [Die Bitteren Tränen der Petra von Kant ] **** (1975, Margit Carstensen, Hanna Schygulla, Irm Hermann) – Classic Movie Review 6056

Writer-producer-director Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s weird though utterly compelling 1972 German film about love, power and lesbian passions is one of his finest movies, now a much acclaimed classic. The all-women film is hermetically sealed to […]

Oct, 03

Someone’s Watching Me! **** (1978, Lauren Hutton, David Birney, Adrienne Barbeau, Charles Cyphers, James Murtaugh) – Classic Movie Review 6009

Writer-director John Carpenter 1978 classic TV movie thriller is in the best Alfred Hitchcock vein. It is suspensefully directed with a highly attractive, gutsy performance from Lauren Hutton as Leigh Michaels, a TV news director […]

Sep, 09

Boys on the Side *** (1995, Whoopi Goldberg, Mary-Louise Parker, Drew Barrymore, Matthew McConaughy, James Remar, Billy Wirth) – Classic Movie Review 5826

Whoopi Goldberg, Mary-Louise Parker and Drew Barrymore star as three very different women who share a cross-country car trip to escape their lousy lives and rotten menfolk and/or emotional vacuums in a big heartwarming, bitter-sweet […]

Jul, 29

Desert Hearts **** (1985, Helen Shaver, Patricia Charbonneau, Audra Lindley, Andra Akers, Dean Butler, Jeffrey Tambor, Gwen Welles) – Classic Movie Review 5405

Producer-director Donna Deitch’s triumphant 1985 lesbian drama is wonderfully stirring, romantic and heartwarming. Based on the novel Desert of the Heart by Jane Rule, Natalie Cooper’s screenplay is about 30-something New York woman professor Vivian […]

May, 06

Claire of the Moon ***½ (1992, Trisha Todd, Karen Trumbo, Faith McDevitt) – Classic Movie Review 5404

Writer-director Nicole Conn’s 1992 drama stars Trisha Todd as promiscuous satirist writer Claire who shares a cabin with a sex behaviour author at the annual women’s writers’ retreat at a small northern American coastal spot. There […]

May, 06

Below Her Mouth *** (2016, Erika Linder, Natalie Krill, Sebastian Pigott) – Movie Review

Canadian director April Mullen’s 2016 romantic drama finds Erika Linder and Natalie Krill putting body and soul, but mainly body, into a raunchy, sexy lesbian girl meets straight girl drama in which a passionate weekend affair quickly escalates […]

Mar, 20

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