Derek Winnert

Posts Tagged "spirit"

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Annabelle: Creation ** (2017, Stephanie Sigman, Talitha Bateman, Miranda Otto, Lulu Wilson, Anthony LaPaglia, Kerry O’Malley) – Movie Review

12 years after the tragic death of their little girl in a road accident, dollmaker Samuel Mullins (Anthony LaPaglia) and his wife Esther (Miranda Otto) welcome nun Sister Charlotte (Stephanie Sigman) and several young girls from […]

Aug, 12

Beloved *** (1998, Oprah Winfrey, Danny Glover, Thandie Newton) – Classic Movie Review 5355

Oprah Winfrey gives up the talk show day job to be producer-star of her pet project, a lavish and reverentially handled, but ponderously achieved 1998 film version of Toni Morrison’s 1987 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Oprah […]

Apr, 28

The Phantom Speaks *** (1945, Richard Arlen, Stanley Ridges, Lynne Roberts, Tom Powers, Charlotte Wynters, Jonathan Hale) – Classic Movie Review 5101

Director John English’s neat and nifty little 1945 horror thriller stars Richard Arlen, Stanley Ridges and Lynne Roberts, who make a grand job of John K Butler’s original screenplay in which the evil spirit of an executed […]

Mar, 04

Long Time Dead ** (2002, Joe Absolom, Tom Bell, Lara Belmont, Lukas Haas) – Classic Movie Review 4791

Though burdened with a heavy cargo of silliness, co-storywriter/director Marcus Adams’s 2002 British horror chiller is often quite skilful and creepy. Joe Absolom, Tom Bell, Lara Belmont and America’s Lukas Haas are among those in deadly […]

Dec, 17

The Vengeance of She ** (1968, Olinka Berova, John Richardson, Edward Judd, Colin Blakely, Derek Godfrey, Noel Willman, André Morell, Jill Melford, George Sewell) – Classic Movie Review 4455

Director Cliff Owen’s 1968 adventure sequel stars Olinka Berova as beautiful young European girl Carol, who is seemingly possessed by the spirit of the long-gone Queen Ayesha of Kuma (She Who Must Be Obeyed), in […]

Oct, 03

Poltergeist *** (2015, Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt, Kennedi Clements, Jared Harris) – Movie Review

Director Gil Kenan reboots, reimagines and brings up to date Steven Spielberg’s 1982 classic tale about a family whose new suburban home is invaded by angry spirits. It’s a sign of the times that in […]

May, 19

The She-Creature ** (1956, Marla English, Chester Morris, Tom Conway, Cathy Downs, Ron Randell) – Classic Movie Review 2484

Director Edward L Cahn’s black-and-white 1956 low-budget horror monster movie stars Marla English and Tom Conway in the first of two films he directed with these stars, followed by Voodoo Woman in 1957. When Andrea […]

May, 15


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