Derek Winnert

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Cisco Pike **** (1972, Kris Kristofferson, Karen Black, Gene Hackman) – Classic Movie Review 6021

Co-writer/ director Bill W L Norton’s excellent, hard-hitting 1971 thriller stars Gene Hackman as crooked LAPD narcotics agent Sergeant Leo Holland, who blackmails has-been rock star Cisco Pike (Kris Kristofferson) into dealing $10,000 worth of […]

Sep, 13

The Cool and the Crazy **½ (1958, Scott Marlowe, Gigi Perreau, Richard Bakalyan, Dickie Jones, Robert Hadden, Kenneth Plumb) – Classic Movie Review 4502

Director William Witney’s somewhat less than explosive 1958 kitsch cult thriller for American International Pictures is a juvenile delinquent movie exposé of the horrors of marijuana. Scott Marlowe stars as Bennie, a veteran of reform schools, who […]

Oct, 22

Fortune and Men’s Eyes *** (1971, Wendell Burton, Zooey Hall, Michael Greer, Danny Freedman) – Classic Movie Review 2975

With a screenplay based by John Herbert on his own hit Los Angeles, Broadway and London West End play, director Harvey Hart’s tough 1971 Canadian movie is a powerful, disturbing and mostly depressing experience. The […]

Oct, 10

The Last House on the Left *** (1972, Lucy Grantham, Sandra Cassel, David Hess, Marc Sheffier, Jeramie Rain, Fred Lincoln, Gaylord St James, Cynthia Carr) – Classic Movie Review 2870

‘To avoid fainting, keep repeating “It’s only a movie…It’s only a movie…only a movie…”‘ Writer-editor-director Wes Craven’s 1972 revenge horror thriller is his debut feature film, a difficult and controversial shocker of a movie. It […]

Aug, 31

Murder by Numbers *** (2002, Sandra Bullock, Ryan Gosling, Michael Pitt, Ben Chaplin) – Classic Movie Review 1673

Director Barbet Schroeder’s 2002 thriller is movie-making by numbers as Ryan Gosling and Michael Pitt star as two arrogant yuppie high-school boys who kill a woman for kicks and, via fake evidence, false alibis and […]

Sep, 14

Totally F***ed Up **** (1993, James Duval) – Classic Movie Review 1039

Writer-cinematographer-producer-director Gregg Araki’s 1993 movie focuses on a gang of half a dozen gay and lesbian teenagers living in Los Angeles who are totally fed up and f***ed up outcasts. It’s not their fault. Their parents […]

Apr, 02

We’re the Millers **** ( 2013, Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Aniston, Emma Roberts, Will Poulter, Ed Helms, Luis Guzman, Nick Offerman, Kathryn Hahn, Molly Quinn) – Movie Review

To get himself out of a shedload of trouble, pot dealer Jason Sudeikis agrees to crook Ed Helms’s demands that he ship a smidge of weed back from Mexico over the border to the US. […]

Aug, 21

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