Derek Winnert

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Dear Brigitte ** (1965, James Stewart, Fabian Forte, Glynis Johns, Cindy Carol, Billy Mumy, John Williams, Jack Kruschen) – 2017 Classic Movie Review 5960

James Stewart stars as absent-minded poet American Professor Robert Leaf, whose little boy Erasmus with freckles (Billy Mumy) is a maths prodigy who writes a fan letter to real-life French superstar Brigitte Bardot, in director […]

Aug, 23

Nutty Professor II: The Klumps ** (2000, Eddie Murphy, Janet Jackson, Larry Miller) – Classic Movie Review 5948

Thanks to more brilliant cinema trickery, Eddie Murphy is back as the overweight chemistry professor Sherman Klump and every member of the portly family in a hit-and-miss sequel to the original 1996 The Nutty Professor comedy remake. Diretor […]

Aug, 21

The Nutty Professor *** (1963, Jerry Lewis, Stella Stevens, Del Moore, Kathleen Freeman, Howard Morris) – Classic Movie Review 5947

After the break with his former comedy partner Dean Martin, Lewis started writing, directing and producing his own work, leading to a popular series of now iconic films such as 1963’s The Nutty Professor, the one […]

Aug, 21

Night of the Eagle [Burn, Witch, Burn!] *** (1962, Margaret Johnston, Janet Blair, Peter Wyngarde) – Classic Movie Review 5867

Director Sidney Hayers’s scary 1962 British witchcraft suspense horror thriller stars Margaret Johnston as jealous Flora Carr (Johnston) using black magic on medical professor Norman Taylor (Peter Wyngarde) and his wife Tansy (Janet Blair). The […]

Aug, 06

Old Bones of the River **** (1938, Will Hay, Moore Marriott, Graham Moffatt) – Classic Movie Review 5824

Director Marcel Varnel’s 1938 British vintage comedy is wicked fun with Will Hay and his cronies Moore Marriott and Graham Moffatt trying to spread knowledge among African natives. Marriott Edgar, Val Guest and J O C […]

Jul, 29

Husbands and Wives ** (1992, Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Sydney Pollack, Judy Davis, Juliette Lewis, Liam Neeson) – Classic Movie Review 5728

Writer-director-star Woody Allen’s 1992 mockumentary film comedy-drama report on the state of modern marriage is depressing and disappointing. It has a heavily autobiographical slant that looks embarrassing in the wake of Allen’s family troubles. However, there […]

Jul, 08

Bowery at Midnight ** (1942, Bela Lugosi, John Archer, Wanda McKay) – Classic Movie Review 5664

Bela Lugosi stars as a professor of criminology who runs a soup kitchen mission during the daytime and stalks the streets at dark, killing folks and stashing the corpses in his cellar. Professor Brenner (aka Karl […]

Jun, 25


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