Derek Winnert

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Invaders from Mars ** (1986, Karen Black, Hunter Carson, Timothy Bottoms, Louise Fletcher, Bud Cort, Jimmy Hunt, Laraine Newman, James Karen) – Classic Movie Review 5996

Director-designer William Cameron Menzies’s much-loved landmark 1953 sci-fi fantasy favourite Invaders from Mars is remade by director Tobe Hooper in 1986 for Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus’s British Cannon studios, with Karen Black, Hunter Carson, Timothy […]

Aug, 29

Night Passage *** (1957, James Stewart, Audie Murphy, Dan Duryea, Brandon de Wilde, Dianne Foster) – Classic Movie Review 5920

‘The Saga of the Brothers and the savagery of their blood feud!’ Director James Neilson’s 1957 Western is robust, occasionally invigorating, though in some respects obstinately ordinary. But it is strongly cast, with James Stewart […]

Aug, 15

Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest * (1995, Daniel Cerny, Ron Melendez, Jim Metzler, Nancy Lee Grahn, Mari Morrow) Classic Movie Review 5852

The evil spreads. Two surviving Gatlin, Nebraska, small-town brothers Eli and Joshua are adopted by a Chicago city couple, William and Amanda Porter, in director James D R Hickox’s gory and pretty silly 1995 second horror sequel […]

Aug, 04

Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice * (1993, Terence Knox, Paul Scherrer, Ryan Bollman) – Classic Movie Review 5851

A different cast appears in director David F Price’s much worse 1993 belated sequel to the 1984 Children of the Corn, which plays like a re-run of the plot of the first movie. This time a reporter […]

Aug, 04

Children of the Corn **½ (1984, Peter Horton, Linda Hamilton, R G Armstrong, John Franklin, Courtney Gains) – Classic Movie Review 5850

Director Fritz Kiersch is a typically intense and bloodthirsty 1984 horror thriller film version of Stephen King’s short story, first published in the March 1977 issue of Penthouse and later collected in King’s 1978 collection Night Shift. Peter […]

Aug, 04

Radio Flyer *** (1992, Lorraine Bracco, John Heard, Elijah Wood, Joseph Mazzello, Adam Baldwin, Ben Johnson) – Classic Movie Review 5766

Director Richard Donner’s tentative but often moving 1992 story stars Elijah Wood and Joseph Mazzello as two kid brothers retreating into a fantasy world in which they concoct a scheme for a flying machine after […]

Jul, 15

Death Rides a Horse [Da uomo a uomo] *** (1967, Lee Van Cleef, John Phillip Law, Luigi Pistilli, Anthony Dawson) – Classic Movie Review 5723

Co-writer/ director Giulio Petroni’s strong 1967 run-of-the-range Spaghetti revenge Western stars John Phillip Law as Bill Meceita, who rides to avenge himself on his family’s killers in a mass slaughter by four robbers that he […]

Jul, 07

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