Derek Winnert

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The Single Standard *** (1929, Greta Garbo, Nils Asther, John Mack Brown, Dorothy Sebastian, Lane Chandler) – Classic Movie Review 5323

Director John S Robertson’s soapy 1929 silent movie drama, based on Adela Rogers St Johns’s 1928 romantic novel, is remembered, if at all, really only because it stars Greta Garbo. But that is enough! Garbo […]

Apr, 20

Knife in the Water [Nóz w wodzie] **** (1962, Leon Niemczyk, Jolanta Umecka, Zygmunt Malanowicz) – Classic Movie Review 3946

Co-writer/director Roman Polanski’s 1962 Polish first feature film tells of a bored, aging husband and wife couple, Andrjez and Krystyna (Leon Niemczyk, Jolanta Umecka) whose bourgeois conformism is shaken up by a hitch-hiking beatnik young man (Zygmunt […]

Jun, 29

White Squall **** (1996, Jeff Bridges, Caroline Goodall, John Savage, Ryan Phillippe, Scott Wolf, Ethan Embry, Jeremy Sisto) – Classic Movie Review 654

Jeff Bridges stars as sea captain Christopher ‘Skipper’ Sheldon, who teaches a bunch of teenage lads the ropes aboard ships, in this 1996 thrilling, old-style high-seas adventure. It’s based on a real tale in 1960 when […]

Jan, 08


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