Derek Winnert

"The Review's Better Than The Film"

Brigsby Bear **** (2017, Kyle Mooney, Mark Hamill, Jane Adams, Greg Kinnear, Matt Walsh, Michaela Watkins, Claire Danes, Ryan Simpkins) – Movie Review 

Director Dave McCary’s comedy drama Brigsby Bear (2017) is sweet, charming and funny – and just a little bit haunting and sad too. This could turn out to be a very tragic story, but instead […]

Sep, 22 · in Uncategorized

Cargo *** (2017, Sebastien Dewaele, Sam Louwyck, Wim Willaert, Josse De Pauw, Wennie De Ruyck, Gilles De Schryver) – Movie Review 

Co-writer/ director Gilles Coulier’s drama is incredibly dark, dour, raw and bleak, but a true humanity and a deeply hidden central core of warmth are to be found here. If there is a laugh anywhere, it […]

Sep, 22 · in Uncategorized

My Generation *** (2017, Michael Caine, Paul McCartney, Twiggy, Joan Collins, David Bailey, Marianne Faithfull, Roger Daltrey) – Movie Review 

Still effortlessly witty, smooth and cool, Michael Caine is your on-screen host and commentator for this funny, entertaining and likeable documentary ramble down memory lane of the wonderful time the British young working class had […]

Sep, 22

Mutafukaz *** (2017) – Movie Review 

This head-banging 2017 France and Japan co-production is an incredibly insane, and insanely imaginative, fast-moving animated feature from writer-director Guillaume Renard and co-director Shoujirou Nishimi. It is one hell of a wild ride. It is set in Dark Meat City, […]

Sep, 21

Ingrid Goes West ** (2017, Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O’Shea Jackson Jr, Wyatt Russell, Billy Magnussen) – Movie Review 

Aubrey Plaza stars as a lonely, deranged social media stalker Ingrid Thorburn, who moves to LA to insinuate herself into the life of a self-propelled, self-satisfied Instagram star, Taylor Sloane (Elizabeth Olsen). Ingrid takes a […]

Sep, 21

Gemini *** (2017, Lola Kirke, Zoë Kravitz, John Cho, Nelson Franklin, Greta Lee) – Movie Review 

Writer-director Aaron Katz’s neo noir mystery thriller is tremendously atmospheric and stylish, taking us on a wild ride to Hollywood, where a personal assistant and her bisexual Hollywood starlet boss enjoy a close and happy enough working […]

Sep, 21

Loveless [Nelyubov] **** (2017, Maryana Spivak, Aleksey Rozin, Matvey Novikov, Yanina Hope) – Movie Review 

Maryana Spivak and Aleksey Rozin play a deeply unpleasant Leningrad couple selling their apartment as they go through a divorce. Their nasty little spats include deciding who should look after their 12-year-old son (Matvey Novikov) […]

Sep, 21



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