Derek Winnert

Posts Tagged "Vinnie Jones"

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Mean Machine ***½ (2001, Vinnie Jones, David Kelly, David Hemmings) – Classic Movie Review 968

Vinnie Jones puts the muscle into director Barry Skolnick’s feisty 2001 reworking of the old Burt Reynolds film The Mean Machine (aka The Longest Yard) about an epic footie match between prison warders and cons. Jones […]

Mar, 22

Eurotrip *** (2004, Scott Mechlowicz, Jacob Pitts, Michelle Trachtenberg, Travis Wester) – Classic Film Review 960

Co-writer/director Jeff Schaffer’s 2004 raunchy teen comedy is a bumpy ride, but it’s a mostly amusing, bad-taste college farce about nice but dim Ohio high school student Scott Thomas (Scott Mechlowicz) and his buddies (Jacob Pitts, […]

Mar, 22

Gone in Sixty Seconds ***½ (2000, Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie, Giovanni Ribisi) – Classic Movie Review 939

Director Dominic Sena’s 2000 action thriller remakes a low-budget cult 1974 movie with a big budget, some flash and zest, and Nicolas Cage starring as legendary master car thief Randall ‘Memphis’ Raines. In Scott Rosenberg’s […]

Mar, 19

Snatch **** (2000, Jason Statham, Brad Pitt, Benicio Del Toro) – Classic Movie Review 323

What does Brad Pitt think he’s doing? He’s the first star to play a bare-knuckle boxer in consecutive movies, but, hey, if you’ve an A1 body, flaunt it. Did we say he’s playing Irish again […]

Oct, 26

X-Men: The Last Stand *** (2006, Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Ian McKellen, Famke Janssen, Anna Paquin, James Marsden, Rebecca Romijn, Shawn Ashmore) – Classic Movie Review 258

For the 2006 Part III, Brett Ratner takes over the X-Men helm in a hurry from Bryan Singer, who unfortunately left the series to make Superman Returns. Matthew Vaughn stepped in as director with new […]

Sep, 26

Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels **** (1998, Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham, Vinnie Jones) – Classic Movie Review 120

The word is that writer-director Guy Ritchie’s London lowlife crime black comedy was intended to be a straight Quentin Tarantino-style gangland action thriller until actors Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham and Vinnie […]

Aug, 03


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