Derek Winnert

"The Review's Better Than The Film"

The Grinch [How the Grinch Stole Christmas] **** (2000, Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen, Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Baranski) – Classic Movie Review 496

Jim Carrey is at his hilarious best as Dr Seuss’s famous curmudgeon, The Grinch, who resolves to stop everyone enjoying the festive season in this big budget ($123million) remake of the classic book and cartoon […]

Dec, 10 · in Reviews

Interrupted Melody **** (1955, Glenn Ford, Eleanor Parker, Roger Moore, Cecil Kellaway) – Classic Movie Review 495

Oscar nominated Eleanor Parker gives a most touching performance in one of the highpoints of her career as real-life Australian opera diva Marjorie Lawrence who, after her debut at the Paris Opera and at the […]

Dec, 10 · in Reviews

Starship Troopers **** (1997, Casper Van Dien, Denise Richards, Dina Meyer) – Classic Movie Review 494

Director Paul Verhoeven’s 1997 movie is an exciting, vibrant and gruesomely violent sci-fi satire spectacular, in which the Earth is threatened by an enemy from Outer Space – whole massive regiments of giant insects. Idealistic […]

Dec, 10

Austin Powers in Goldmember *** (2002, Mike Myers, Michael Caine, , Beyoncé Knowles, Seth Green) – Classic Movie Review 493

Oh baby, get ready for another attack of the killer sequels, as Mike Myers storms back as ultimate swinger-spy Austin, his arch nemesis Dr Evil, the dribbling 40-stone Scots agent Fat Bastard and now also […]

Dec, 10

Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me *** (1999, Mike Myers, Heather Graham, Michael York, Rob Lowe, Robert Wagner, Seth Green, Verne Troyer) – Classic Movie Review 492

Director Jay Roach’s 1999 pretty amusing first sequel comedy to Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) brings Mike Meyers back as Austin Powers, the ultimate London swinger and fashion photographer by day and consummate […]

Dec, 10

When Worlds Collide **** (1951, Richard Derr, Barbara Rush, Peter Hansen) – Classic Movie Review 491

Our planet is under threat of destruction and extinction when another world comes speeding towards it through space. Richard Derr, Barbara Rush, Peter Hansen, John Hoyt, Larry Keating and co do the best thing: get the […]

Dec, 09

Destination Moon **** (1950, John Archer, Warner Anderson, Tom Powers) – Classic Film Review 490

Visionary producer George Pal commendably attempts a realist approach in director Irving Pichel’s 1950 trailblazing sci-fi movie about a pioneering American moonshot in an atomic rocket in which four US astronauts have problems getting home. […]

Dec, 09

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