Derek Winnert

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Firestarter *** (1984, Drew Barrymore, David Keith, Heather Locklear, George C Scott, Martin Sheen, Art Carney, Freddie Jones, Louise Fletcher) – Classic Movie Review 6012

Drew Barrymore stars in a career-starter early horror role as a precocious eight-year-old little girl called ‘Charlie’ McGee, who can ignite objects with just a glance. David Keith also stars as her dad ‘Andy’ McGee, who is […]

Sep, 11

Day of the Dead *** (1985, Lori Cardille, Terry Alexander, Jarlath Conroy, Joseph Pilato) – Classic Movie Review 5779

Lori Cardille, Terry Alexander, Jarlath Conroy and Joseph Pilato star in this breathtakingly gory 1985 climax to writer-director George A Romero’s first three zombie films, which is too chatty for its own good, preferring to […]

Jul, 17

Before I Hang ***½ (1940, Boris Karloff, Evelyn Keyes, Bruce Bennett, Pedro de Cordoba, Edward Van Sloan) – Classic Movie Review 5644

Director Nick Grinde’s lusty 1940 chiller provides the quintessential crazy scientist role for Boris Karloff as Dr John Garth, who has been researching a cure for aging, but is sent to prison after being condemned […]

Jun, 20

The Man with Nine Lives [Behind the Door] ***½ (1940, Boris Karloff, Byron Foulger, Roger Pryor, Jo Ann Sayers) – Classic Movie Review 5640

Director Nick Grinde’s chilling 1940 horror sci-fi thriller finds dear old Boris Karloff playing with the chemistry set again as yet another in his long line of mad doctors. But that’s good, right? This time […]

Jun, 20

The Man They Could Not Hang ***½ (1939, Boris Karloff, Lorna Gray, Robert Wilcox) – Classic Movie Review 5630 

Director Nick Grinde’s 1939 horror movie finds Boris Karloff playing a crazed scientist again, this time Dr Henryk Savaard, who is accused of and executed for the murder of a student helping him in an […]

Jun, 18

Donovan’s Brain *** (1953, Lew Ayres, Gene Evans, Nancy Davis, Steve Brodie, Tom Powers) – Classic Movie Review 5604

Lew Ayres brings surprising conviction to a silly role as Dr Patrick Cory, a surgeon who keeps a plane-crash dead millionaire’s brain alive in his lab and becomes possessed by it himself, taking on the […]

Jun, 14

The Mad Doctor of Market Street ** (1942, Lionel Atwill, Una Merkel, Nat Pendleton, Claire Dodd, Anne Nagel, Hardie Albright, Richard Davies) – Classic Movie Review 5534

Cult director Joseph H Lewis’s minor 1942 Universal Studios B-movie horror thriller stars Lionel Atwill as Dr Ralph Benson, the unbalanced doctor who is forced to leave San Francisco and sets off to a remote exotic […]

Jun, 02

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