Derek Winnert

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Good Time **** (2017, Robert Pattinson, Benny Safdie, Jennifer Jason Leigh) – Movie Review

The ironically titled Good Time is an extremely powerful thriller, mega tense and atmospheric. Career best performance (so far) by Robert Pattinson, a revelation, complete with rock solid, very particular American accent. Robert Pattinson and […]

Oct, 06

A Separate Peace *** (1972, John Heyl, Parker Stevenson, William Roerick) – Classic Movie Review 5972

Director Larry Pearce’s 1972 coming-of-age drama films the best-selling novel by John Knowles that tells the delicate, touching, trail-blazing tale of the special friendship of two schoolboy roomies (John Heyl as Finny, Parker Stevenson as […]

Aug, 26

Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge * (2017, Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Javier Bardem, Brenton Thwaites, Kaya Scodelario) – Movie Review

Johnny Depp returns for a fifth, and supposedly (and hopefully) last time as Captain Jack Sparrow, who finds that deadly ghost pirates led Captain Salazar (Javier Bardem) have escaped from the Devil’s Triangle, plotting to kill […]

May, 22

The Fly II ** (1989, Eric Stoltz Daphne Zuniga) – Classic Movie Review 5304

Director Chris Walas’s 1989 sequel to the 1986 The Fly is really Son of the Fly, in what is actually a remake of the 1959 Return of the Fly, the first sequel to the original […]

Apr, 16

Get Out ***½ (2017, Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Catherine Keener, Bradley Whitford, Caleb Landry Jones, LilRel Howery, Marcus Henderson, LilRel Howery) – Movie Review

The 28-year-old London-born Daniel Kaluuya lands a good star role as Chris, a young American black man and his white girlfriend Rose (Allison Williams) visits her family’s mysterious estate, where he meets her plenty strange […]

Mar, 17

Kong: Skull Island *** (2017, Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L Jackson, Brie Larson, John Goodman, John C Reilly) – Movie Review

It is 1971, and America is afflicted by the twin monsters of the Vietnam War and Nixon, and a team of explorers and soldiers want to get away from it all – and travel to […]

Mar, 08

Death Wish 4: The Crackdown ½ (1987, Charles Bronson, Kay Lenz, John P Ryan, Perry Lopez, Soon-Tek Oh) – Classic Movie Review 5051

Director J Lee Thompson’s tawdry and disreputable 1987 action thriller is the third sequel to Death Wish (1974). It once again stars Charles Bronson, at the age of 66 still playing wrinkled part-time vigilante, architect Paul […]

Feb, 23

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