Derek Winnert

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Santa Fe ** (1951, Randolph Scott, Janis Carter, Jerome Courtland, Peter M Thompson, John Archer, Roy Roberts, Warner Anderson) – Classic Movie Review 6703

Director Irving Pichel’s 1951 Columbia Technicolor Western stars Randolph Scott as Britt Canfield, who leads his three younger brothers out West in search of adventure in this run-of-the-mill fighting-family Western. The trio of brothers, Terry, Tom and Clint […]

Feb, 17

Carson City *** (1952, Randolph Scott, Lucille Norman, Raymond Massey) – Classic Movie Review 6595

Director André de Toth’s 1952 Western Carson City stars Raymond Massey as its gentleman villain, Big Jack Davis, the wicked Virginian financier who tries to stop the tough hero, engineer Silent Jeff Kincaid (Scott) from building […]

Jan, 23

The Commuter *** (2018, Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Sam Neill, Elizabeth McGovern, Jonathan Banks) – Movie Review

Liam Neeson is in his element in director Jaume Collet-Serra’s good old-style fun mystery crime thriller flick along Murder on the Orient Express lines, but with some added high-octane action, plus a slick production. I’m […]

Jan, 17

The Cimarron Kid *** (1952, Audie Murphy, Beverly Tyler, James Best, Yvette Dugay, Hugh O’Brian, Noah Beery Jr, Rand Brooks) – Classic Movie Review 6489

Director Budd Boetticher’s solid 1952 Western stars Audie Murphy as Bill Doolin, aka The Cimarron Kid, who lands up behind bars after making one last ride in a train heist with the Dalton gang of Bob, Grat, Emmett […]

Dec, 29

Colorado Territory **** (1949, Joel McCrea, Virginia Mayo, Dorothy Malone, Henry Hull, John Archer) – Classic Movie Review 6442

Director Raoul Walsh remakes his own gangster classic High Sierra (1941) in Western guise with dependable Joel McCrea in the old Humphrey Bogart part as a weary, desperate outlaw on the run from the law, after […]

Dec, 20

Avalanche Express ** (1979, Robert Shaw, Lee Marvin, Linda Evans, Maximilian Schell, Horst Buchholz, Mike Connors ) – Classic Movie Review 6400

Real-life tragedy occurred during the making of director Mark Robson’s ultra-expensive ($12 million) big-budget 1979 European spy action thriller, when star Robert Shaw and director Robson both died of heart attacks during filming. It was […]

Dec, 13

The Grey Fox **** (1982, Richard Farnsworth, Jackie Burroughs, Ken Pogue) – Classic Movie Review 6376

A commanding performance by Richard Farnsworth, the former ace stuntman turned distinguished star character actor, adds fire and feeling to director Philip Borsos’s 1982 Canadian film account of real-life Old West highwayman Bill Miner, who […]

Dec, 09


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