Derek Winnert

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Shadows **** (1959, Hugh Hurd, Leila Goldoni, Ben Carruthers, Anthony Ray, Dennis Sallas, Tom Allen, Rupert Crosse, David Jones) – Classic Movie Review 5754

A young orphaned African-American family battles to survive in Manhattan. Jazz player Hugh (Hugh Hurd) struggles to make a dollar or two singing in low bars; his sister Leila (Leila Goldoni) joins the phony art […]

Jul, 14

It’s Always Fair Weather *** (1955, Gene Kelly, Dan Dailey, Cyd Charisse, Dolores Gray, Michael Kidd) – Classic Movie Review 5673

Back on the town, following On the Town (1949) that is, three wartime GI buddies, Ted (Gene Kelly), Doug (Dan Dailey) and Angie (Michael Kidd), meet up again at a New York bar on 11 October […]

Jun, 26

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

Flesh and the Devil ****½ (1927, John Gilbert, Greta Garbo, Lars Hanson) – Classic Movie Review 5326

This famous 1927 silent movie is the first of seven Greta Garbo films directed by Clarence Brown and first of four with her beloved favourite co-star, John Gilbert. Garbo stars as Felicitas, who seduces various […]

Apr, 20

Bullet in the Head [Die Xue jie tou] **** (1990, Tony Leung, Waise Lee, Jacky Cheung) – Classic Movie Review 5318

Tony Leung, Waise Lee and Jacky Cheung star as a trio from the Hong Kong slums who are forced to flee to Vietnam after a run-in with a vicious gangster. With the war raging round […]

Apr, 18

Me Without You ** (2001, Anna Friel, Michelle Williams, Oliver Milburn, Trudie Styler) – Classic Movie Review 5315

Anna Friel and Michelle Williams star as two London girls, Marina (Friel) and Holly (Williams), who make a pledge of friendship during the early 1970s as they grow up on the Isle of Wight and […]

Apr, 18

The Front **** (1976, Woody Allen, Zero Mostel, Herschel Bernardi, Michael Murphy, Andrea Marcovicci, Lloyd Gough, Remak Ramsay) – Classic Movie Review 4905

Co-producer/ director Martin Ritt’s engrossing serious-minded 1976 comedy drama about Hollywood’s Fifties anti-leftist witch-hunts stars Woody Allen in one of his few films as actor only. Ritt called it ‘a film filled with bitterness and irony […]

Jan, 18


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