Derek Winnert

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The Brain [Vengeance] [A Dead Man Seeks His Murderer] ** (1962, Anne Heywood, Peter van Eyck, Cecil Parker, Bernard Lee, Jeremy Spenser, Maxine Audley) – Classic Movie Review 5608

The Brain belongs to a dead tycoon, though surgeons keep it going and it compels one of them, Dr Peter Corrie (Peter van Eyck), to track the tycoon’s killer for Vengeance, as A Dead Man […]

Jun, 14

Born to Kill **** (1947, Claire Trevor, Lawrence Tierney, Walter Slezak) – Classic Movie Review 5253

Welcome to the tale of the SILKEN SAVAGE and the BULLET-MAN, ‘the coolest killer a woman ever loved’! Director Robert Wise’s 1947 film noir stars Lawrence Tierney as killer Sam Wilde, who in Reno weds […]

Apr, 04

The Glass Key **** (1935, George Raft, Claire Dodd, Edward Arnold) – Classic Movie Review 4928

Director Frank Tuttle’s little-known 1935 film is the excellent first movie adaptation of the 1931 Dashiell Hammett classic thriller novel, with George Raft and Claire Dodd ideally paired. Raft plays Ed [Ned] Beaumont, the sidekick […]

Jan, 23

How to Make a Monster ** (2001, Clea DuVall, Steven Culp, Tyler Mane, Jason Marsden, Karim Prince) – Classic Movie Review 4676

Tyler Mane, Jason Marsden, Karim Prince star as Hardcore, Bug and Sol, a trio of computer programmers who are promised a $1 million bonus in return for coming up with the scariest video-game bad guy […]

Nov, 21

Urban Legends: Final Cut *** (2000, Jennifer Morrison, Matthew Davis, Loretta Devine, Hart Bochner, Joey Lawrence, Aaron Mount, Eva Mendes) – Classic Movie Review 4667

Director John Ottman’s 2000 horror sequel to the 1998 hit Urban Legend is surprisingly smart. In the screenplay by Paul Harris Boardman and Scott Derrickson, this time a student film-maker, Amy Mayfield (Jennifer Morrison), is having grave […]

Nov, 20

The Mechanic *** (1972, Charles Bronson, Jan-Michael Vincent, Keenan Wynn, Jill Ireland) – Classic Movie Review 4608

Director Michael Winner’s 1972 American action thriller is violent, gripping and slickly crafted. Charles Bronson stars in one of his key roles as Arthur Bishop, a mob hitman who mistakenly takes on the plausible-seeming young Steve […]

Nov, 07

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors ** (1987, Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund, Craig Wasson, John Saxon, Patricia Arquette, Laurence Fishburne) – Classic Movie Review 4551

For director Chuck Russell’s 1987 second sequel in the long running horror thriller franchise, Robert Englund once again returns as the fiendish pizza-face monster Freddy Krueger, the undead serial killer who this time rampages through the […]

Oct, 28


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