Derek Winnert

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Richie Rich [Ri¢hie Ri¢h] ** (1994, Macaulay Culkin, John Larroquette, Edward Herrmann, Jonathan Hyde, Christine Ebersole) – Classic Movie Review 5770

  Director Donald Petrie’s 1994 comedy stars John Larroquette as Rich Industries’ top executive Laurence Van Dough, who plots to try to separate the world’s richest boy Richie Rich (Macaulay Culkin, aged 14) from his […]

Jul, 16

Spawn *** (1997, Michael Jai White, Martin Sheen, John Leguizamo, Theresa Randle, Nicol Williamson) – Classic Movie Review 4583

Director Mark A Z Dippé’s 1997 comic book movie stars Michael Jai White as CIA agent Al Simmons, who is betrayed and incinerated in a chemical inferno by his evil megalomaniacal boss Jason Wynn (Martin Sheen). […]

Nov, 03

Doctor Strange ***½ (2016, Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel McAdams, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tilda Swinton, Mads Mikkelsen, Benedict Wong) – Movie Review

There are only half a dozen main characters in Doctor Strange, which means we get to see an awful lot of them. This means rather too much of Benedict Cumberbatch as Stephen Strange, which he plays exactly like […]

Oct, 25

Suicide Squad **½ (2016, Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Viola Davis, Joel Kinnaman, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez) – Movie Review

Aha, Suicide Squad begins, Suicide Squad assembles. Channelling Joan Allen’s Pam Landy in the Bourne films, Viola Davis stars as Amanda Waller, the bad-ass boss of a secret government agency, who recruits an anti-hero strike team of incarcerated, Death Row super-villains to execute […]

Aug, 06

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows *½ (2016, Megan Fox, Will Arnett, Laura Linney, Stephen Amell, Tyler Perry) – Movie Review

Complete with drossy dialogue and a warmed-up feel, director Dave Green’s lazily plotted 2016 sequel strands its actors in acres of soulless CGI in this disappointing follow-up to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014). Top billed Megan Fox has […]

Jun, 24

Captain America: Civil War ***½ (2016, Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr, Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Tom Holland) – Movie Review

Welcome to directors Anthony Russo and Joe Russo’s spectacular follow-up to their Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014). It’s an incredibly lusty, grown-up, head-banging movie with a whole lot of thrilling stuff going on and a […]

Apr, 20

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ***½ (2016, Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, Jeremy Irons, Gal Gadot) – Movie Review

Zack Snyder’s critically bashed superhero head-to-head is a box-office sensation, maybe surprisingly so, maybe not. The two for the price of one deal of infinitely rich and tormented human wrong-righter plus infinitely handsome and conflicted […]

Mar, 30


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