Derek Winnert

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Land of Mine [Under sandet] **** (2015, Roland Møller, Louis Hofmann, Joel Basman) – Movie Review

Roland Møller stars as Danish Sergeant Carl Rasmussen who supervises a group of young German PoWs forced to clear a beach of thousands of land mines in post-World War Two Denmark. Writer-director Martin Zandvliet’s important, beautiful and moving Oscar-nominated Best Foreign […]

Aug, 12

The Night of the Following Day *** (1969, Marlon Brando, Richard Boone, Rita Moreno, Pamela Franklin) – Classic Movie Review 5871

Co-writer/ director Hubert Cornfield’s intelligent, character-driven 1969 crime movie is brisk, complex and involving. Unfairly, it ignominiously went out as the lesser half of a double bill. Although it is an American film, it is shot in Technicolor in […]

Aug, 07

Dunkirk **** (1958, John Mills, Richard Attenborough, Bernard Lee) – Classic Movie Review 5691

The story of the evacuation from Dunkirk, the gallant rescue operation of the retreating British army on the French beaches in 1940, is authentically told by writers W P Lipscomb and David Divine, and director […]

Jul, 01

Baywatch * (2017, Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Priyanka Chopra, Kelly Rohrbach, Alexandra Daddario) – Movie Review

Dwayne Johnson stars as hard-man lifeguard Mitch Buchannon, who clashes with brash, conceited new beach boy recruit Matt Brody (Zac Efron). But then together they uncover a criminal plot by drugs villainess Victoria Leeds (Priyanka Chopra). Yes […]

May, 23

House Calls **** (1978, Walter Matthau, Glenda Jackson, Art Carney, Richard Benjamin) – Classic Movie Review 5395

Director Howard Zieff’s 1978 screwball comedy stars Walter Matthau and Glenda Jackson, who make an unlikely but delightful romantic comedy team, in this funny doctoring satire set against a hospital background. Matthau plays Charley, a […]

May, 05

Inside Daisy Clover ***½ (1965, Natalie Wood, Christopher Plummer, Robert Redford, Ruth Gordon, Roddy McDowall) – Classic Movie Review 5308

Co- producer/ director Robert Mulligan’s polished 1965 Hollywood satire drama stars a fine team in Natalie Wood, Christopher Plummer, Robert Redford, Ruth Gordon, and Roddy McDowall. Ruth Gordon won a Golden Globe as Best Supporting Actress […]

Apr, 17

Jeopardy *** (1953, Barbara Stanwyck, Barry Sullivan, Ralph Meeker) – Classic Movie Review 4974

Director John Sturges’s 1953 thriller stars Barbara Stanwyck as a panic-stricken woman called Helen Stilwin, who seeks help from an escaped convict killer (Ralph Meeker) when her husband (Barry Sullivan) is injured beside the beach […]

Feb, 01

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