Derek Winnert

Posts Tagged "friendship"

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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

The Wild Bunch ***** (1969, William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan, Edmond O’Brien, Warren Oates, Jaime Sanchez, Ben Johnson) – Classic Movie Review 4788

Director Sam Peckinpah’s crucial 1969 Western, famed for, or infamous for, depending on your viewpoint, its poetic bloodiness and death in slow motion, is the most popular and influential of the director movies. Though the […]

Dec, 12

Sex Drive ** (2008, Josh Zuckerman, Clark Duke, Amanda Crew, James Marsden, Seth Green) – Classic Movie Review 4769

Josh Zuckerman stars as virginal Chicago high school senior Ian, who drives cross-country to Knoxville in his brother’s 1969 GTO Judge with his two best friends Lance (Clark Duke) and Felicia (Amanda Crew) to hook up […]

Dec, 07


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