Derek Winnert

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The Carpetbaggers *** (1964, George Peppard, Carroll Baker, Alan Ladd, Martin Balsam, Robert Cummings, Martha Hyer, Elizabeth Ashley, Lew Ayres, Leif Erickson) – Classic Movie Review 6285

Director Edward Dmytryk skillfully turns Harold Robbins’s best-selling novel into its exact movie equivalent – a compulsively trashy epic film with an escapist Hollywood story and glossy cardboard characters. The 1964 tells a romantic drama […]

Nov, 22

Bunny O’Hare ** (1971, Bette Davis, Ernest Borgnine, Jack Cassidy) – Classic Movie Review 6023

Director Gerd Oswald’s 1971 golden years comedy pairs Bette Davis and Ernest Borgnine as penniless widow granny Bunny O’Hare and old thief Billy Green, who team up to rob banks like antique hippy, motor-biking Robin Hoods! […]

Sep, 13

Miss Sloane **** (2016, Jessica Chastain, Mark Strong, John Lithgow, Gugu Mbatha-Raw) – Movie Review

First-class movie, gripping and involving, Chastain excellent. Director John Madden’s political power-broker thriller is a first-class high-stakes movie. A movie for grown-ups, i t is unusually gripping, involving and satisfying. Jessica Chastain is excellent as the most sought […]

May, 12

Brother Orchid *** (1940, Edward G Robinson, Humphrey Bogart, Donald Crisp, Ann Sothern, Ralph Bellamy, Allen Jenkins, Cecil Kellaway) – Classic Movie Review 5065

Director Lloyd Bacon’s 1940 Warner Bros gangster movie stars Edward G Robinson, Humphrey Bogart, Donald Crisp, Ann Sothern, Ralph Bellamy, Allen Jenkins, and Cecil Kellaway. Robinson plays racket boss mobster Little John Sarto who returns […]

Feb, 26

Night Tide *** (1961, Dennis Hopper, Linda Lawson, Gavin Muir, Luana Anders, Marjorie Eaton, Tom Dillon) – Classic Movie Review 4853

Writer-director Curtis Harrington’s atmospheric and suspenseful 1961 American International Pictures horror thriller fantasy drama stars Dennis Hopper as Johnny Drake, an on-leave sailor falling for a dark haired young woman (Linda Lawson) who plays the […]

Jan, 07

Boots! Boots! ** (1934, George Formby, Beryl Formby, Arthur Kingsley, Tonie Forde, Lillian Keyes) – Classic Movie Review 4830

Director Bert Tracy’s 1934 British musical comedy features George Formby in his film debut, aged 28, as a busy hotel’s inept singing shoeshine man called John Willie. Formby’s real-life wife and Svengali, Beryl Formby, co-stars as […]

Dec, 31

The Dilemma ** (2011, Vince Vaughn, Kevin James, Winona Ryder, Jennifer Connelly, Channing Tatum, Queen Latifah, Chelcie Ross, Amy Morton) – Classic Movie Review 4614

Confirmed bachelor Ronny (Vince Vaughn) has a best friend in his old college buddy Nick (Kevin James), now his happily married business partner in an auto design firm. But then Ronny finds that Nick’s wife […]

Nov, 08


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