Derek Winnert

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Monster on the Campus *** (1958, Arthur Franz, Joanna Moore, Whit Bissell, Joanna Moore, Troy Donahue, Judson Pratt, Nancy Walters) – Classic Movie Review 6270

This 1958 horror sci-fi shocker from director Jack Arnold, the maker of the 1957 classic The Incredible Shrinking Man, cannot perhaps attain the same excellent high standard of that one. But, even so, it is […]

Nov, 19

Jigsaw * (2017, Matt Passmore, Tobin Bell, Callum Keith Rennie, Hannah Emily Anderson, Clé Bennett) – Movie Review

Eleanor Bonneville: ‘It’s Jigsaw.’ Logan Nelson: ‘Jigsaw’s dead.’ Eleanor Bonneville: ‘Is he?’ The Spierig Brothers’ tediously gruesome and grisly reboot of the Saw franchise is as disgusting and revolting as it is stale and pointless. […]

Oct, 28

Nightbreed *** (1990, Craig Sheffer, Anne Bobby, David Cronenberg, Charles Haid) – Classic Movie Review 6112

Writer-director Clive Barker (Hellraiser) adapts his own novel Cabal for this intelligent 1990 horror thriller starring Craig Sheffer as Aaron Boone / Cabal, a demented serial killer forced to hide in a legendary mythical city called Midian peopled by […]

Oct, 19

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


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