Derek Winnert

Posts Tagged "opening night"

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The Producers *** (2005, Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Uma Thurman, Will Ferrell, Gary Beach, Michael McKean, David Huddleston) – Classic Movie Review 4131

Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick re-create their Broadway stage roles in director Susan Stroman’s entertaining 2005 movie of the hit Broadway and London stage show of the old Mel Brooks film classic, The Producers (1968). Ideally […]

Aug, 05

Somewhere in Time **** (1980, Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer, Teresa Wright, Bill Erwin) – Classic Movie Review 3070

Director Jeannot Szwarc’s gorgeous, haunting, heart-aching 1980 sci-fi fantasy romance stars Christopher Reeve as Richard Collier, a young Chicago playwright who goes to the premiere of his new play. When an old lady (Susan French) […]

Nov, 20

Life Is Sweet ***** (1990, Alison Steadman, Jim Broadbent, Timothy Spall, Claire Skinner, Jane Horrocks) – Classic Movie Review 1875

If only all British comedy movies could be as brilliant as this! Writer-director Mike Leigh’s 1990 film is extremely sweet indeed – yes and of course just as sour, too. Leigh presents a desperately sad, […]

Nov, 23

Kiss Me Kate ***** (1953, Kathryn Grayson, Howard Keel, Ann Miller, Keenan Wynn, James Whitmore, Tommy Rall, Bob Fosse, Bobby Van) – Classic Movie Review 1117

Director George Sidney’s beguiling 1953 movie of the delightful Cole Porter Broadway smash-hit show has style, wit and charm in abundance, plus the perfect cast to show off the songs. One of the great MGM […]

Apr, 19


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