Derek Winnert

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The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle ***½ (1939, Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edna May Oliver, Walter Brennan) – Classic Movie Review 6017

The last of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers’s great series of musicals at RKO Radio Pictures (with a single reunion to come, The Barkleys of Broadway, at MGM a decade later) is a nostalgic biopic of […]

Sep, 14

Nutty Professor II: The Klumps ** (2000, Eddie Murphy, Janet Jackson, Larry Miller) – Classic Movie Review 5948

Thanks to more brilliant cinema trickery, Eddie Murphy is back as the overweight chemistry professor Sherman Klump and every member of the portly family in a hit-and-miss sequel to the original 1996 The Nutty Professor comedy remake. Diretor […]

Aug, 21

The Long, Long Trailer **** (1953, Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Marjorie Main, Keenan Wynn, Moroni Olsen) – Classic Movie Review 5929

Director Vincente Minnelli’s 1953 road movie comedy is a sprightly, nimble vehicle for the I Love Lucy real-life married pair Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, who star as a couple who make the mistake of […]

Aug, 17

Made for Each Other **** (1939, Carole Lombard, James Stewart, Charles Coburn, Lucile Watson, Harry Davenport) – Classic Movie Review 5915

Director John Cromwell’s 1939 drama from producer David O Selznick stars James Stewart and Carole Lombard as attorney John Mason and his new young wife Jane. They may be made for each other, but they […]

Aug, 14

The Big Sick **** (2017, Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano) – Movie Review

The Big Sick is very sweet and very funny, and very well sustained for its epic two hours. Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan are good but Holly Hunter is outstanding. Even the hospital stuff is funny, […]

Jul, 28

Naughty Marietta **** (1935, Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Frank Morgan, Elsa Lanchester) – Classic Movie Review 5778

This 1935 movie of the 1910 operetta Victor Herbert (music) and Rida Johnson Young lyrics) gives Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy one of their best opportunities in the first of their series of very jolly, […]

Jul, 18

The Love Parade **** (1929, Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Lupino Lane) – Classic Movie Review 5768

Director Ernst Lubitsch’s superlative 1929 operetta stars the new musicals screen team of Maurice Chevalier and Jeanette MacDonald and is filmed with the inspired Lubitsch touch at its finest. It is 1929 and the dawn of […]

Jul, 16


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