Derek Winnert

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Despicable Me 3 ** (2017, voices of Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker) – Movie Review

Busy, fast-moving quirky, surreal, and borderline weird at times, Despicable Me 3 goes its own sweet way. Steve Carell gets to be a very, very busy man as the voices of twin brothers – his voices are […]

Jun, 30

King Solomon’s Mines **** (1950, Stewart Granger, Deborah Kerr, Richard Carlson, Hugo Haas, Siriaque) – Classic Movie Review 5634

MGM’s very smoothly made and exciting double Oscar-winning Technicolor 1950 remake of the H Rider Haggard romantic adventure novel is mostly filmed on spectacular locations in Africa (the Congo, Kenya and Tanzania) and is graced […]

Jun, 19

Captain Kidd *** (1945, Charles Laughton, Randolph Scott, Barbara Britton, Reginald Owen, John Carradine, Gilbert Roland, Sheldon Leonard, Henry Daniell, John Qualen) – Classic Movie Review 4803

Director Rowland V Lee’s lively if slack and unhistorical 1945 adventure movie has the great virtue of starring the incomparable Charles Laughton. He enjoys a fine old time in a lip-smacking over-the-top display of dynamic […]

Dec, 21

The Pink Panther * (2006, Steve Martin, Kevin Kline, Jean Reno, Emily Mortimer, Henry Czerny, Kristin Chenoweth, Roger Rees, Beyoncé Knowles) – Classic Movie Review 4521

The world’s most famous diamond has been snatched from the finger of a murder victim and only one man can solve the case. But Inspector Clouseau (Steve Martin) hasn’t a clue and he’ll crack everything […]

Oct, 24

Swamp Women ** (1956, Carole Mathews, Beverly Garland, Mike Connors, Marie Windsor, Susan Cummings) – Classic Movie Review 3979

Three women break jail and head for a Louisiana swamp to find a stash of stolen diamonds, and pinch the boat of geologist Bob Matthews (Mike Connors, aka Touch Conners). But things go wrong when Josie (Marie […]

Jul, 05

Moonfleet *** (1955, Stewart Granger, George Sanders, Joan Greenwood, Viveca Lindors, Jon Whiteley) – Classic Movie Review 3905

Director Fritz Lang’s lively but cardboard-looking 1955 vintage costume adventure, based freely on J Meade Falkner’s classic story, is way off Lang’s usual territory. It is somewhat shakily made as what looks like a chore […]

Jun, 23

The Saint’s Double Trouble *** (1940, George Sanders, Helene Reynolds, Jonathan Hale, Bela Lugosi, Donald MacBride, John F Hamilton) – Classic Movie Review 3223

Director Jack Hively’s 1940 thriller is the fourth episode of the RKO Pictures The Saint series, and the third for George Sanders as Simon Templar, aka The Saint, all entirely made in their studio in […]

Jan, 03


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