Derek Winnert

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Gay Purr-ee *** (1962, voices of Judy Garland, Robert Goulet, Hermione Gingold, Red Buttons, Mel Blanc, Paul Frees) – Classic Movie Review 5174

Director Abe Levitow’s 1962 animated feature of feline frolics is sweet and pleasant in the manner of Disney’s slightly better The AristoCats (1970) . The screenplay by Dorothy Jones, Chuck Jones and Ralph Wright tells […]

Mar, 18

Gold ** (2016, Matthew McConaughey, Edgar Ramírez, Bryce Dallas Howard, Corey Stoll, Toby Kebbell) – Movie Review

Matthew McConaughey overacts as desperate, obsessed gold prospector Kenny Wells, while Edgar Ramírez, underacts as the kindly geologist he teams up with in a desperate bid for the lucky break they both need so badly. […]

Feb, 07

Touchez Pas au Grisbi ***** (1954, Jean Gabin, Jeanne Moreau, Lino Ventura, Gaby Basset, Daniel Cauchy, René Dary, Dora Doll, Paul Frankeur) – Classic Movie Review 5007

A sad and smokey bitter-sweet Gallic atmosphere of tired desperation pervades co-writer/ director Jacques Becker’s 1954 wry classic French noir gangster crime thriller. A movie based on Albert Simonin’s novel was always going to be good, […]

Feb, 04

Rawhide *** (1951, Tyrone Power, Susan Hayward, Hugh Marlowe, Jack Elam, Dean Jagger, George Tobias, Edgar Buchanan, Jeff Corey) – Classic Movie Review 4869

Director Henry Hathaway’s unusually tense and claustrophobic 1951 Western adventure features an intelligent screenplay by Dudley Nichols, inventive direction and ingenious camerawork by cinematographer Milton R Krasner that makes good use of the mainly interior […]

Jan, 09

Finian’s Rainbow **** (1968, Fred Astaire, Petula Clark, Tommy Steele, Don Francks, Keenan Wynn) – Classic Movie Review 4728

Fred Astaire is still nimble and sprightly at the age of 69 as Finian McLonergan, and Petula Clark is pleasing as his daughter Sharon, in director Francis Ford Coppola’s highly appealing 1968 movie version of […]

Dec, 01

Overland Stage Raiders **½ (1938, John Wayne, Louise Brooks, Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune) – Classic Movie Review 4672

The legendary silent film icon Louise Brooks plays Beth Hoyt in her last film that teams her with the young John Wayne, as his familiar nice-guy cowboy character Stony Brooke, in director George Sherman’s routine, […]

Nov, 20

Son of Paleface **** (1952, Bob Hope, Jane Russell, Roy Rogers) – Classic Movie Review 4657

Bob Hope and Jane Russell reconvene for this even more enjoyable 1952 sequel to their 1948 hit The Paleface, in which they play timid Harvard alumnus Peter ‘Junior’ Potter Jr and the sharpshootin’ outlaw Mike ‘The […]

Nov, 15


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