Derek Winnert

"The Review's Better Than The Film"

The Painted Veil *** (1934, Greta Garbo, Herbert Marshall, George Brent) – Classic Movie Review 5319

Director Richard Boleslawski’s 1934 romantic drama stars the great Greta Garbo, unique Thirties superstar, who graces this plush but soapy drama with her lustrous presence in a lesser vehicle but still interesting from her best […]

Apr, 19 · in Uncategorized

Bullet in the Head [Die Xue jie tou] **** (1990, Tony Leung, Waise Lee, Jacky Cheung) – Classic Movie Review 5318

Tony Leung, Waise Lee and Jacky Cheung star as a trio from the Hong Kong slums who are forced to flee to Vietnam after a run-in with a vicious gangster. With the war raging round […]

Apr, 18 · in Uncategorized

Bulletproof Monk **½ (2003, Yun-Fat Chow, Seann William Scott, Jaime King, Karel Roden) – Classic Movie Review 5317

‘A monk. A punk. A chick. In a kick-ass flick.’ Director Paul Hunter’s amusing 2003 action thriller relishes its odd-couple daring in teaming Chow Yun-Fat with Seann William Scott. Chow Yun-Fat stars as wise, old […]

Apr, 18

Me You Them [Eu Tu Eles] *** (2001, Regina Casé, Lima Duarte, Stênio Garcia) – Classic Movie Review 5314

Producer-director Andrucha Waddington’s expert, comic real-life 2001 Brazilian drama is about a lusty, earthy and unmarried woman called Darlene (Regina Casé) who marries an older man, Osias (Lima Duarte). Osias is forced to decide whether to […]

Apr, 18

Me, Myself, I ** (1999, Rachel Griffiths, David Roberts, Sandy Winton) – Classic Movie Review 5313

Rachel Griffiths stars as an unhappy, lonely woman called Pamela Drury, whose life is plagued by regrets. A freak accident gives Pamela the chance to find out what life might have been like if she […]

Apr, 18

Me, Myself & Irene *** (2000, Jim Carrey Renée Zellweger, Anthony Anderson) – Classic Movie Review 5312

Directors Peter Farrelly and Bobby Farrelly’s 2000 comedy finds Jim Carrey on top comic form as Charlie, a mild policeman who has to balance his responsibilities with a split-personality as a psychotic state trooper named […]

Apr, 18

Me Without You ** (2001, Anna Friel, Michelle Williams, Oliver Milburn, Trudie Styler) – Classic Movie Review 5315

Anna Friel and Michelle Williams star as two London girls, Marina (Friel) and Holly (Williams), who make a pledge of friendship during the early 1970s as they grow up on the Isle of Wight and […]

Apr, 18

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