Derek Winnert

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Lifeforce *** (1985, Peter Firth, Frank Finlay, Steve Railsback, Mathilda May, Patrick Stewart, Michael Gothard) – Classic Movie Review 5984

Director Tobe Hooper’s 1985 British movie tribute to Hammer Films is an entertainingly gory, tongue-in-cheek vampire movie set in London and starring Peter Firth and Frank Finlay. In Dan O’Bannon and Don Jacoby’s screenplay, based […]

Aug, 28

Day of the Dead *** (1985, Lori Cardille, Terry Alexander, Jarlath Conroy, Joseph Pilato) – Classic Movie Review 5779

Lori Cardille, Terry Alexander, Jarlath Conroy and Joseph Pilato star in this breathtakingly gory 1985 climax to writer-director George A Romero’s first three zombie films, which is too chatty for its own good, preferring to […]

Jul, 17

Night of the Living Dead *** (1990, Tony Wood, Patricia Tallman, Tom Towles) – Classic Movie Review 4841

This 1990 straight colour remake of George A Romero’s 1968 classic black-and-white horror film Night of the Living Dead is directed by his makeup expert Tom Savani, with a bigger budget and more gore, and […]

Jan, 04

White Zombie **** (1932, Bela Lugosi, Madge Bellamy, Joseph Cawthorn) – Classic Movie Review 4422

Director Victor Halperin’s haunting 1932 74-minute horror movie is cheaply made and poorly acted. But it is a vintage classic none the less thanks to its exotic sets, eerie atmosphere, strange music and weird images, […]

Sep, 27

Creature with the Atom Brain ** (1955, Richard Denning, Angela Stevens, S John Launer, Gregory Gaye, Michael Granger) – Classic Movie Review 3728

Richard Denning stars as police doctor Dr Chet Walker, who uncovers atomic-powered zombies when a scary Creature breaks into a gambling parlour and kills the owner, in director Edward Cahn’s jaw-droppingly bizarre 1955 crime, sci-fi horror […]

May, 21

The Unearthly * (1957, John Carradine, Allison Hayes, Myron Healey, Sally Todd, Marilyn Buferd, Tor Johnson) – Classic Movie Review 3660

John Carradine is typecast yet again in one of his long gallery of mad doctor scientists in director Brooke L Peters [aka Boris Petroff]’s plodding and very silly 1957 Sci-Fi chiller. It says much that […]

May, 04

The Astro-Zombies ½ (1968, Wendell Corey, John Carradine, Tom Pace, Joan Patrick, Rafael Campos, Tura Satana) – Classic Movie Review 3047

Incredibly dreadful 1968 Sci-Fi horror yarn, with Wendell Corey (as the investigating FBI agent Holman) and John Carradine (as the usual crazed doctor Dr DeMarco, who is making the Astro-Zombies) unfairly embarrassed. DeMarco is fired […]

Nov, 09


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