Derek Winnert

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Terror of Mechagodzilla [Mekagojira no gyakushu] ** (1975, Katsuhiko Sasaki, Tomoko Ai, Akihiko Hirata) – Classic Movie Review 5982

‘The mighty titan of terror in his most incredible adventure,’ screamed Toho studios to advertise director Ishirô Honda’s 1975 Japanese horror movie, the 15th in the Gojira/ Godzilla series, which by then already had been […]

Aug, 28

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

Our Man Flint *** (1966, James Coburn, Lee J Cobb, Gila Golan) – Classic Movie Review 5923

Director Daniel Mann’s 1966 spy adventure stars smirking supercool James Coburn as quintessential Swinging Sixties American spy Derek Flint in this first of his series of send-up espionage thrillers (which surprisingly terminated abruptly after the […]

Aug, 16

Dr Cyclops *** (1940, Albert Dekker, Janice Logan, Thomas Coley, Charles Halton, Victor Kilian, Frank Yaconelli) – Classic Movie Review 5916

Director Ernest B Schoedsack’s 1940 Paramount horror movie stars Albert Dekker as mad scientist Doctor Thorkel, who cuts travellers to the Amazon down to size – 14 inches actually – in this bonkers fantasy film […]

Aug, 14

Day of the Dead *** (1985, Lori Cardille, Terry Alexander, Jarlath Conroy, Joseph Pilato) – Classic Movie Review 5779

Lori Cardille, Terry Alexander, Jarlath Conroy and Joseph Pilato star in this breathtakingly gory 1985 climax to writer-director George A Romero’s first three zombie films, which is too chatty for its own good, preferring to […]

Jul, 17

Jungle Jim *** (1948, Johnny Weissmuller, Virginia Grey, George Reeves) – Classic Movie Review 5734

Johnny Weissmuller, who had retired after 16 years as the screen’s most famous Tarzan, stars in the first low-budget adventure in Columbia Pictures’ 16-film Jungle Jim series (1948-55). Weissmuller’s Jungle Jim sets off with scientist Hilary […]

Jul, 09

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids *** (1989, Rick Moranis Matt Frewer, Marcia Strassman) – Classic Movie Review 5648

Director Joe Johnston’s 1989 blockbuster movie stars Rick Moranis as daffy boffin and dad Professor Wayne Szalinski, who develops a top secret ray gun to shrinks objects that accidentally miniaturises his teenage girl and boy […]

Jun, 21


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