Derek Winnert

"The Review's Better Than The Film"

A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child ** (1989, Robert Englund, Lisa Wilcox, Kelly Jo Minter, Danny Hassel) – Classic Movie Review 5926

‘Freddy has a son’! Robert Englund is back as old pizza face Freddy Krueger, who has resurrected himself through the dreams of the unborn child of his pregnant teenage arch-enemy Dream Master Alice Johnson (Lisa […]

Aug, 17 · in Reviews

A Nightmare on Elm Street IV: The Dream Master *** (1988, Robert Englund, Lisa Wilcox, Rodney Eastman, John Beckman) – Classic Movie Review 5925

Robert Englund is back for a fourth time as fiendish pizza-face monster Freddy Krueger to torment the teenagers of Elm Street and take on his teenage arch-enemy Dream Master Alice Johnson (Lisa Wilcox), who has […]

Aug, 16 · in Reviews

In Like Flint ** (1967, James Coburn, Lee J Cobb, Jean Hale, Andrew Duggan, Anna Lee) – Classic Movie Review 5924

‘Derek, darling, your American music is so decadent.’ ‘Well, that’s where it’s at, honey.’ Director Gordon Douglas’s 1967 spoof spy adventure is the mindless, daft but fairly enjoyable 1967 follow-up to the 1966 Swinging Sixties […]

Aug, 16

Our Man Flint *** (1966, James Coburn, Lee J Cobb, Gila Golan) – Classic Movie Review 5923

Director Daniel Mann’s 1966 spy adventure stars smirking supercool James Coburn as quintessential Swinging Sixties American spy Derek Flint in this first of his series of send-up espionage thrillers (which surprisingly terminated abruptly after the […]

Aug, 16

In Harm’s Way *** (1965, John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal, Tom Tyron, Paula Prentiss, Henry Fonda, Brandon de Wilde, Jill Haworth, Dana Andrews) – Classic Movie Review 5922

Director Otto Preminger’s bumpy, but ambitious and sometimes exciting big-name 1965 naval drama set against a background of the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service’s sudden surprise military attack on the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Territory, on the […]

Aug, 16

Born to Dance **** (1936, Eleanor Powell, James Stewart, Virginia Bruce) – Classic Movie Review 5921

Three sailors (James Stewart, Sid Silvers, Buddy Ebsen) and captain Walburn meet four gals (Eleanor Powell, Virginia Bruce, Una Merkel and Frances Langford) at the Lonely Hearts Club in New York, in director Roy Del […]

Aug, 15

Night Passage *** (1957, James Stewart, Audie Murphy, Dan Duryea, Brandon de Wilde, Dianne Foster) – Classic Movie Review 5920

‘The Saga of the Brothers and the savagery of their blood feud!’ Director James Neilson’s 1957 Western is robust, occasionally invigorating, though in some respects obstinately ordinary. But it is strongly cast, with James Stewart […]

Aug, 15



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