Derek Winnert

Posts Tagged "love"

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Married to the Mob **** (1988, Michelle Pfeiffer, Matthew Modine, Dean Stockwell, Mercedes Ruehl, Alec Baldwin, Trey Wilson, Joan Cusack) – Classic Movie Review 5351

Director Jonathan Demme’s 1988 sweet and sophisticated Mob movie stars a drop-dead gorgeous Michelle Pfeiffer, who turns in another winning performance as Angela deMarco, a woman who finds herself in mortal peril after her Mafia husband […]

Apr, 27

The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki [Hymyilevä mies] **** (2016, Jarkko Lahti, Oona Airola, Eero Milonoff) – Movie Review

I never thought I’d say this about a boxing movie –  it is sweet! But the this isn’t your usual boxing movie. It’s really a romance, and certainly a fine romance. Jarkko Lahti stars as […]

Apr, 23

The Temptress *** (1926, Greta Garbo, Antonio Moreno, Lionel Barrymore) – Classic Movie Review 5328

Directors Fred Niblo and Mauritz Stiller’s 1926 silent movie classic stars Greta Garbo, who commands the screen playing Elena, a woman who drives men mad with desire and leads them to commit murder and then […]

Apr, 20

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

The Single Standard *** (1929, Greta Garbo, Nils Asther, John Mack Brown, Dorothy Sebastian, Lane Chandler) – Classic Movie Review 5323

Director John S Robertson’s soapy 1929 silent movie drama, based on Adela Rogers St Johns’s 1928 romantic novel, is remembered, if at all, really only because it stars Greta Garbo. But that is enough! Garbo […]

Apr, 20

The Man Without a Face *** (1993, Mel Gibson, Nick Stahl, Margaret Whitton, Geoffrey Lewis) – Classic Movie Review 5311

Director-star Mel Gibson hand-picked the 13-year-old Nick Stahl for his earnest, feel-good 1993 drama, giving him his breakout role as Chuck, the fatherless little boy who befriends an adult male stranger who was horribly disfigured in […]

Apr, 17

Frank & Lola ** (2016, Michael Shannon, Imogen Poots, Justin Long, Michael Nyqvist, Emmanuelle Devos, Rosanna Arquette) – Movie Review

Michael Shannon rivets the attention as troubled chef Frank, a fiery cauldron always about to bubble over, way out-classing Imogen Poots as his girlfriend Lola, in debut writer-director Matthew Ross’s darkly playful, teasing psycho-sexual love […]

Apr, 11


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