Derek Winnert

"The Review's Better Than The Film"

The Bandit of Sherwood Forest *** (1945, Cornel Wilde, Anita Louise, Edgar Buchanan, Jill Esmond, Henry Daniell, George Macready) – Classic Movie Review 5125

Cornel Wilde stars in directors George Sherman and Henry Levin’s 1945 American swashbuckling adventure movie as Robin Hood (Russell Hicks)’s little-known son Robert of Nottingham. Robert romps through Sherwood Forest to stop the wicked Prince […]

Mar, 09 · in Uncategorized

Ship of Fools **** (1965, Vivien Leigh, Simone Signoret, Oskar Werner, Lee Marvin, José Ferrer, George Segal) – Classic Movie Review 5124

Producer-director Stanley Kramer’s grand, double Oscar-winning 1965 movie soap opera is set aboard a second-rate German ocean liner sailing the Atlantic from Veracruz, Mexico, to Bremerhaven, Germany, in 1933. The liner may be run by a […]

Mar, 09 · in Uncategorized

Fist Fight **½ (2017, Ice Cube, Charlie Day, Tracy Morgan, Tracy Morgan, Jillian Bell, Dean Norris) – Movie Review

It’s the last day of high school, and Charlie Day stars as an easy-going, good-natured school teacher who, to save his own job, gets another (angry and erratic) teacher (Ice Cube) fired after he chops […]

Mar, 09

The Lost World ** (1992, David Warner, John Rhys-Davies, Eric McCormack) – Classic Movie Review 5123

Timothy Bond directs a tolerable but undistinguished 1992 Canadian third film version of The Lost World, with David Warner, John Rhys-Davies and Eric McCormack, plus location filming in Zimbabwe. Rhys-Davies is well cast as Professor […]

Mar, 08

The Lost World *** (1960, Claude Rains, Michael Rennie, David Hedison, Richard Haydn, Fernando Lamas, Jill St John) – Classic Movie Review 5122

Director Irwin Allen’s 1960 US adventure movie is the second film version of the famous Arthur Conan Doyle novel about team of scientists and adventurer explorers heading off to the South American Amazonian jungle in […]

Mar, 08

The Lost World **** (1925, Bessie Love, Lewis Stone, Wallace Beery, Lloyd Hughes) – Classic Movie Review 5121

In the first film adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic novel, Wallace Beery stars as explorer Professor Challenger, who claims that dinosaurs still rule the Earth in the Amazon. And so, as no one […]

Mar, 08

Loulou **** (1980, Isabelle Huppert, Gérard Depardieu, Guy Marchand) – Classic Movie Review 5120

Co-writer/ director Maurice Pialat’s significant and important 1980 French film love triangle drama pairs Isabelle Huppert and Gérard Depardieu, who give fine, compelling turns in this depiction of a most unusual love affair between a […]

Mar, 08

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