Derek Winnert

"The Review's Better Than The Film"

Geronimo * (1939, Preston Foster, Ellen Drew, Andy Devine, Chief Thundercloud, Gene Lockhart, Ralph Morgan, William Henry) – Classic Movie Review 5582

Chief Thundercloud plays Geronimo in writer-director Paul H Sloane’s tepid 1939 Paramount Western about three good guys tracking the bad guy Gillespie (Gene Lockhart) who is selling guns to the Native Americans. And, of course, Apache […]

Jun, 11 · in Uncategorized

Geronimo: An American Legend ****½ (1993, Jason Patric, Gene Hackman, Robert Duvall, Wes Studi, Matt Damon) – Classic Movie Review 5581

In the mid-1880s, the US Army tries for a final push to quash the Native Americans in this wonderfully made, shamefully forgotten Western, earnestly written by John Milius and Larry Gross, from a story by […]

Jun, 11 · in Reviews

Geronimo *** (1962, Chuck Connors, Adam West, Kamala Devi, Pat Conway, Lawrence Dobkin) – Classic Movie Review 5580

Producer-director Arnold Laven’s 1962 Technicolor movie stars Chuck Connors as Apache warrior Geronimo in this caring, pro-Native American Western about the Indian Chief trying to fight back against the US soldiers sent to subdue his revolt. Lawrence […]

Jun, 11

Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen * (2004, Lindsay Lohan, Adam Garcia, Carol Kane, Glenne Headly, Megan Fox, Alison Pill) – Classic Movie Review 5579

Welsh director Sara Sugarman’s first big-studio movie is aimed at 14-year-old girls, as Lindsay Lohan plays crazy teen Mary Elizabeth Steppe, aka Lola, who relocates from the sophisticated Big Apple to suburban New Jersey. There […]

Jun, 10

Breakfast of Champions *** (1999, Bruce Willis, Barbara Hershey, Albert Finney, Nick Nolte, Glenne Headly, Lukas Haas, Omar Epps) – Classic Movie Review 5577

Bruce Willis stars as Dwayne Hoover, a wealthy but unstable car dealership owner and father who is on the brink of suicide because his TV-addict wife Celia (Barbara Hershey) and dog hate him, in this […]

Jun, 10

What’s the Worst That Could Happen? * (2001, Martin Lawrence, Danny DeVito, John Leguizamo, Glenne Headly, Carmen Eiogo, Bernie Mac) – Classic Movie Review 5576

What’s the Worst That Could Happen? This is! Martin Lawrence stars in director Sam Weisman’s 2002 crime comedy thriller as a burglar who vows revenge on the billionaire (Danny DeVito) who shopped him to the […]

Jun, 10

Mortal Thoughts ***½ (1991, Demi Moore, Glenne Headly, Bruce Willis, John Pankow, Harvey Keitel) – Classic Movie Review 5574

Director Alan Rudolph’s tantalising 1991 movie is a tastily cynical, ingenious, stylised neo noir thriller packed with lots of goodies, including the performances of Demi Moore as a new Jersey housewife suspected of murder, Glenne […]

Jun, 10



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