Derek Winnert

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It **** (2017, Jaeden Lieberher, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, Wyatt Oleff, Jack Dylan Grazer, Chosen Jacobs, Bill Skarsgård) – Movie Review

New Line’s cinema movie of Stephen King’s horror film It (2017) was in development for seven years before filming began and has had a tricky production history. Happily, none of this shows in a polished, stylish production. It […]

Sep, 11

It’s Alive! *** (1974, John P Ryan, Sharon Farrell, Andrew Duggan, Guy Stockwell, James Dixon, Michael Ansara) – Classic Movie Review 5859

‘There’s only ONE thing wrong with the Davis baby… IT’S ALIVE!’ A newly born baby turns out to be a monster who goes on the murderous rampage whenever upset, in writer-producer-director Larry Cohen’s lively, imaginative, […]

Aug, 05

Shin Gojira [Shin Godzilla] *** (2016, Hiroki Hasegawa, Satomi Ishihara, Yutaka Takenouchi) – Movie Review

Shin Gojira, aka Shin Godzilla, is the thoroughly entertaining 2016 Japanese live-action movie in which Gojira (Godzilla) is portrayed in motion capture by Mansai Nomura, though at the start the monster threatening Tokyo looks like […]

Aug, 04

Dark Intruder *** (1965, Leslie Nielsen, Mark Richman, Judi Meredith, Werner Klemperer, Charles Bolender, Peter Brocco) – Classic Movie Review 5797

Leslie Nielsen stars as 1890 San Francisco playboy sleuth and occult expert Brett Kingsford in director Harvey Hart’s eerie and atmospheric 1965 black-and-white period horror movie. It is produced by Alfred Hitchcock’s Shamley Productions TV company as the pilot for […]

Jul, 22

Spooks Run Wild *** (1941, Bela Lugosi, Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall) – Classic Movie Review 5665

Director Phil Rosen’s spoofy 1941 horror comedy film stars a spooky Bela Lugosi as Nardo, the  owner of a creepy old mansion, who brings chills to the spines of the East Side Kids – Muggs […]

Jun, 25

Frankenstein 1970 ** (1958, Boris Karloff, Tom Duggan, Jana Lund) – Classic Movie Review 5616

‘The One…The Only KING OF MONSTERS as the new demon of the atomic age!’ Director Howard W Koch’s 1958 CinemaScope horror movie stars cinema’s most famous and iconic Frankenstein’s Monster, Boris Karloff, as Baron Victor […]

Jun, 15

Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein *** (1948, Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Bela Lugosi, Glenn Strange, Lon Chaney Jr) – Classic Movie Review 5586

Well, actually Abbott and Costello’s Chick Young and Wilbur Grey Meet Frankenstein’s Monster, as well as Count Dracula, and the Werewolf. But then that’s not such a catchy title. Lon Chaney Jr plays the kindly Werewolf […]

Jun, 11


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