Derek Winnert

Posts Tagged "Shakespeare’s play"

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Tower of London **** (1939, Basil Rathbone, Boris Karloff, Barbara O’Neil, Ian Hunter, Vincent Price, Nan Grey, John Sutton, Leo G Carroll, Miles Mander) – Classic Movie Review 4438

Producer-director Rowland V Lee’s stirring 1939 Universal horror movie successfully reworks William Shakespeare’s play Richard III as a rousing Gothic historical chiller, shot by George Robinson in classy black and white. Basil Rathbone stars as […]

Oct, 01

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

William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet ***** (1996, Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, John Leguizamo) – Classic Movie Review 438

Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes play the star-crossed lovers and touch the heart in a glorious pop-video age version of the ever-popular William Shakespeare classic play. Director Baz Luhrmann’s 1996 delight is an utterly exhilarating, […]

Nov, 23


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