Derek Winnert

Posts Tagged "vengeance"

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Cyborg ** (1989, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Deborah Richter, Vincent Klyn, Alex Daniels, Dayle Haddon) – Classic Movie Review 5932

The young Jean-Claude Van Damme at the height of his burgeoning arts hunk career plays a slinger (guide) called Gibson Rickenbacker who meets a woman called Pearl Prophet (Dayle Haddon) who reveals she is a cyborg […]

Aug, 18

The Man They Could Not Hang ***½ (1939, Boris Karloff, Lorna Gray, Robert Wilcox) – Classic Movie Review 5630 

Director Nick Grinde’s 1939 horror movie finds Boris Karloff playing a crazed scientist again, this time Dr Henryk Savaard, who is accused of and executed for the murder of a student helping him in an […]

Jun, 18

How to Make a Monster ** (1958, Robert H Harris, Paul Brinegar, Gary Conway, Gary Clarke, John Ashley) – Classic Movie Review 4998

‘Werewolf, meet Frankenstein. Shake hands and come out snarling.’ Director Herbert L Strock’s amusing, odd and fairly inventive 1958 horror movie stars Robert H Harris, Paul Brinegar, Gary Conway as Tony Mantell (Teenage Frankenstein) and Gary […]

Feb, 05

Brimstone **** (2016, Guy Pearce, Dakota Fanning, Kit Harington, Carice van Houten) – Movie Review

Guy Pearce (now 49) has a grand old time as The Reverend, the apparently unstoppable vengeful preacher villain of Dutch writer-director Martin Koolhoven’s incredibly powerful, awe-inspiring epic 2016 Western. The movie is a real wow! So is […]

Oct, 17

Phantom of the Paradise **** (1974, Paul Williams, William Finley, Jessica Harper, George Memmoli, Gerrit Graham) – Classic Movie Review 4433

Writer-director Brian De Palma’s technically imaginative 1974 film revision of The Phantom of the Opera updates the horror old story to modern-day America and the pop scene of the early Seventies, turning it into a […]

Sep, 28

The Outlaw Josey Wales ***** (1976, Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Chief Dan George, Sam Bottoms, John Vernon, Bill McKinney, Matt Clark) – Classic Movie Review 4109

Clint Eastwood’s 1976 storming revenge Western is still the last great Western, despite later challenges for the title from Dances with Wolves (1990) and his own Unforgiven (1992). Eastwood directs himself as Josey Wales, a Missouri farmer man of peace who […]

Jul, 31

The Revenant **** (2015, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, Will Poulter, Paul Anderson, Lukas Haas) – Movie Review

‘All I had was my boy… but he took him from me, you understand? He’s afraid. He knows how far I came to find him. ‘ In his first role since The Wolf of Wall […]

Dec, 19

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