Derek Winnert

"The Review's Better Than The Film"

The Pursuit of Happiness **½ (1971, Michael Sarrazin, Barbara Hershey, Robert Klein, Ruth White, E G Marshall, Arthur Hill) – Classic Movie Review 4943

Michael Sarrazin stars as a radical young college student, William, who is jailed for his part in a road accident in which he killed a pedestrian. But he escapes and finds himself, with his girlfriend […]

Jan, 26 · in Reviews

Reckless *** (1935, Jean Harlow, William Powell, Franchot Tone, May Robson) – Classic Movie Review 4942

Director Victor Fleming’s 1935 MGM musical melodrama stars Jean Harlow, who plays a theatre star whose career is endangered by the scandal of her husband’s suicide. The tale uncomfortably is plucked by producer David O […]

Jan, 26 · in Reviews

Change of Habit ** (1969, Elvis Presley, Mary Tyler Moore, Barbara McNair, Edward Asner) – Classic Movie Review 4941

Director William A Graham’s 1969 sincere but unsuccessful drama stars Elvis Presley as Dr John Carpenter, a doctor working in a free clinic in an inner city Puerto Rican sector. He gets involved with three […]

Jan, 26

Django the Bastard [Django il Bastardo] ** (1969, Anthony Steffen, Paolo Gozlino, Luciano Rossi) – Classic Movie Review 4940

Anthony Steffen [Antonio De Teffè] takes over as Django, aka The Stranger, in co-writer/ director Sergio Garrone’s predictable, but quite well made 1969 outing in the Django series of Westerns that began with Sergio Corbucci’s […]

Jan, 25

Django Strikes Again [Django 2: Il Grande Ritorno] ** (1987, Franco Nero, Christopher Connelly, Licinia Lentini, Donald Pleasence) – Classic Movie Review 4939

Django Strikes Again is the only official sequel to Django (1965) produced with the involvement of original director Sergio Corbucci, who created the Django character. Franco Nero returns to his iconic role as the flinty-eyed […]

Jan, 25

Django Shoots First [Django Spara Per Primo] ** (1966, Glenn Saxson, Ida Galli, Fernando Sancho, Nando Gazzolo) – Classic Movie Review 4938

Glenn Saxson takes over as Django battling his late dad’s duplicitous business partner Ken Clusker (Nando Gazzolo) in director Alberto De Martino’s predictable though lusty 1966 spaghetti Western, with the usual revenge theme. More blood […]

Jan, 25

Django Kill! [Si Sei Vivo, Spara!] ** (1967, Tomas Milian, Marilù Tolo, Piero Lulli) – Classic Movie Review 4937

This time Tomas Milian stars as flinty-eyed Django, aka The Stranger, who drifts into a border town split by the warring gangs and is helped out to survive the film’s bloodbath by a couple of […]

Jan, 25

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