Derek Winnert

Posts Tagged "neo-noir"

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Hellraiser: Inferno ** (2001, Craig Sheffer, Nicholas Turturro, James Remar) – Classic Movie Review 6120

‘The Terrifying New Chapter In The Hellraiser Legacy!’ Co-writer/ producer/ director Scott Derrickson’s promised 2001 fifth episode is another contrived low-budget ($2 million) mess, but with some reasonable performances, okay effects, and enough exciting Hellraiser violence […]

Oct, 21

Gemini *** (2017, Lola Kirke, Zoë Kravitz, John Cho, Nelson Franklin, Greta Lee) – Movie Review 

Writer-director Aaron Katz’s neo noir mystery thriller is tremendously atmospheric and stylish, taking us on a wild ride to Hollywood, where a personal assistant and her bisexual Hollywood starlet boss enjoy a close and happy enough working […]

Sep, 21

Nikita [La Femme Nikita] **** (1990, Anne Parillaud, Jean-Hughes Anglade, Tchéky Karyo, Jeanne Moreau, Jean Reno) – Classic Movie Review 6028

Anne Parillaud stars as the 20-year-old convicted dropout punkette Nikita, who thinks nothing of killing to get drugs, in writer-producer-director Luc Besson’s dark and trendy 1990 French neo noir thriller. It was a big hit […]

Sep, 15

Narrow Margin **** (1990, Gene Hackman, Anne Archer, James B Sikking, J T Walsh, M Emmet Walsh, Harris Yulin) – Classic Movie Review 5908

‘It will take you to the edge of suspense.’ Director Peter Hyams’s ultra-suspense 1990 thriller is a thrillingly exciting Nineties version of the 1952 RKO classic The Narrow Margin about a Los Angeles Deputy District […]

Aug, 13

Presumed Innocent **** (1990, Harrsion Ford, Greta Scacchi, Raul Julia, Bonnie Bedelia, Brian Dennehy, Paul Winfield, John Spencer, Joe Grifasi, David Wohl, Jesse Bradford, Joseph Mazzello) – Classic Movie Review 5764

Co-writer/ director Alan J Pakula’s 1990 neo noir adult thriller with four-letter words stars Harrsion Ford as Rusty Sabich, a prosecuting attorney whose life is thrown into turmoil after he has an affair with a […]

Jul, 15

Mortal Thoughts ***½ (1991, Demi Moore, Glenne Headly, Bruce Willis, John Pankow, Harvey Keitel) – Classic Movie Review 5574

Director Alan Rudolph’s tantalising 1991 movie is a tastily cynical, ingenious, stylised neo noir thriller packed with lots of goodies, including the performances of Demi Moore as a new Jersey housewife suspected of murder, Glenne […]

Jun, 10

Pacific Heights *** (1990, Melanie Griffith, Matthew Modine, Michael Keaton, Laurie Metcalf) – Classic Movie Review 5545

‘It seemed like the perfect house. He seemed like the perfect tenant. Until they asked him to leave.’ Director John Schlesinger’s scary, satisfying, sweaty-palm 1990 neo noir yuppie horror thriller stars Michael Keaton as Carter […]

Jun, 04


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