Derek Winnert

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A Ghost Story *** (2017, Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, McColm Cephas Jr) – Movie Review

Mmmm, spooky! Pretty good movie, a few dull patches, and a bit repetitive, but overall hauntingly effective. Mmmm, spooky! Married couple Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara movie into their suburban dream home. Affleck is killed […]

Aug, 12

The Miniver Story *** (1950, Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, John Hodiak, Leo Genn, Cathy O’Donnell, Henry Wilcoxon, Reginald Owen) – Classic Movie Review 5849

When he made The Servant in 1963, the film proclaims ‘introducing James Fox’, which is supposed to means that it is someone’s first film, but Fox had been working since he was 10. He was […]

Aug, 03

Jersey Girl *** (1992, Jami Gertz, Dylan McDermott, Sheryl Lee, Aida Turturro, Molly Price, Star Jasper, Joseph Mazzello, Joseph Bologna) – Classic Movie Review 5765

‘It takes a special kind of girl to know exactly what she wants… and not give up anything to get it.’ Jami Gertz stars as New Jersey girl Toby Mastallone, who imagines a way out […]

Jul, 15

Too Late Blues *** (1961, Bobby Darin, Stella Stevens, Everett Chambers) – Classic Movie Review 5756

Producer/ director/ co-writer John Cassavetes’s intriguing and haunting 1961 movie tale stars Bobby Darin as John ‘Ghost’ Wakefield, an ideological jazz player who meets an unbalanced and introverted beautiful singer, Jess Polanski (Stella Stevens). He […]

Jul, 14

Anthony Adverse **** (1936, Fredric March, Olivia de Havilland, Gale Sondergaard, Edmund Gwenn, Claude Rains) – Classic Movie Review 5732

Director Mervyn LeRoy’s 1936 Warner Bros film of Hervey Allen’s novel about an early 19th-century hero’s adventures in America, France and Italy is rich, stirring and lavish. It won four Oscars, with three other nominations. […]

Jul, 08

Le Notti Bianche [White Nights] **** (1957, Maria Schell, Marcello Mastroianni, Jean Marais) – Classic Movie Review 5718

Writer-director Luchino Visconti adapts the 1848 love triangle short story by Fyodor Dostoevsky in one of his finest, most subtle, rewarding and haunting films. The actors give delicate, subtle performances and help him to to make a lot out […]

Jul, 06

My Brother Jonathan *** (1947, Michael Denison Dulcie Gray, Ronald Howard, Beatrice Campbell, Stephen Murray) – Classic Movie Review 5652

Michael Denison stars as Dr Jonathan Dakers in the story and struggles of the English provincial doctor, based on the once famous novel by Francis Brett Young, and told in flashback to his World War […]

Jun, 22

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