Derek Winnert

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Death Wish V: The Face of Death ½ (1994, Charles Bronson, Lesley-Anne Down, Michael Parks, Saul Rubinek) – Classic Movie Review 5052

Writer-director Allan A Goldstein takes over for the 1994 final episode of Death Wish, with a physically much changed Charles Bronson (then 73) back as the wrinkled urban vigilante Paul Kersey. The revenge vigilante action […]

Feb, 23

John Wick: Chapter 2 **** (2017, Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane) – Movie Review

Italian villain Santino D’Antonio (Riccardo Scamarcio) is none too thrilled when retired ex-hitman John Wick (Keanu Reeves) refuses his marker to repay his debt and to make a kill for him. Santino promptly blows up his house to […]

Feb, 17

Django Strikes Again [Django 2: Il Grande Ritorno] ** (1987, Franco Nero, Christopher Connelly, Licinia Lentini, Donald Pleasence) – Classic Movie Review 4939

Django Strikes Again is the only official sequel to Django (1965) produced with the involvement of original director Sergio Corbucci, who created the Django character. Franco Nero returns to his iconic role as the flinty-eyed […]

Jan, 25

Sirocco ***½ (1951, Humphrey Bogart, Marta Toren, Lee J Cobb, Everett Sloane, Gerald Mohr, Zero Mostel, Nick Dennis, Onslow Stevens) – Classic Movie Review 4273

Director Curtis Bernhardt’s 1951 film noir movie stars Humphrey Bogart in one of his best later roles as amoral American black marketeer Harry Smith, a former saloon owner turned gunrunner for the Syrian rebels under […]

Aug, 31

Targets ****½ (1968, Boris Karloff, Tim O’Kelly, Arthur Peterson, Monte Landis, Peter Bogdanovich) – Classic Movie Review 3874

Writer-director Peter Bogdanovich’s controversial 1968 film début hit hard in its day and still packs a punch, remaining a seriously relevant thriller. It promised a great future for Bogdanovich, which, for a while in the […]

Jun, 16

Looking for Eric *** (2009, Steve Evets, Eric Cantona, Stephanie Bishop) – Classic Movie Review 3832

Packed with great, salty dialogue, director Ken Loach’s 2009 movie tells an enjoyable tall tale of two Erics – one of them the ex-soccer genius Eric Cantona, the other a sad old British postman (Steve […]

Jun, 09

Tiger Bay **** (1959, Hayley Mills, Horst Buchholz, John Mills, Yvonne Mitchell) – Classic Movie Review 3669

Director J Lee Thompson’s taut, carefully scripted, well-acted 1959 thriller stars 12-year-old Hayley Mills, who is superb in her film début as Gillie, a Cardiff dockland tomboy waif who observes Polish merchant marine Korchinsky (Horst Buchholz) […]

May, 07

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