Derek Winnert

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I’ll Cry Tomorrow **** (1955, Susan Hayward, Richard Conte, Eddie Albert, Jo Van Fleet, Don Taylor, Ray Danton) – Classic Movie Review 5492

Director Daniel Mann’s 1955 movie provide a great showcase for Susan Hayward, who won the Best Actress award at the Cannes Film Festival in 1956 and was Oscar-nominated for her rousing, career-best performance as Lillian Roth, the real-life Thirties […]

May, 24

Test Pilot **** (1938, Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, Myrna Loy, Lionel Barrymore) – Classic Movie Review 5481

Director Victor Fleming’s thrilling and splendidly romantic 1938 aviation adventure tale of machismo in the air, and romance and comedy on the ground is delivered with all of the vintage MGM studio’s polish and know-how. […]

May, 19

Crimes of Passion [China Blue] *** (1984, Kathleen Turner, Anthony Perkins, John Laughlin, Annie Potts, Bruce Davison) – Classic Movie Review 5449

Director Ken Russell pulls off a precarious tightrope trick over the pit of bad taste thanks to his unique pictorial style and the audacity of his actors’ performances in his 1984 thriller. Kathleen Turner stars […]

May, 14

Mahler *** (1973, Robert Powell, Georgina Hale, Richard Morant, Lee Montague, Miriam Karlin) – Classic Movie Review 5444

Writer-director Ken Russell’s 1973 film biopic of the composer is a typically extravagant movie from him. Russell won the Technical Grand Prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 1974. Robert Powell is impressive as a Gustav Mahler […]

May, 13

Wild Orchids *** (1929, Greta Garbo, Lewis Stone, Nils Asther) – Classic Movie Review 5331

Director Sidney Franklin’s steamy 1929 MGM silent drama stars Greta Garbo, Lewis Stone and Nils Asther. Garbo is on alluring form, dressed by Adrian and photographed by William H Daniels. It is written by Hanns Kräly, Ruth Cummings, Willis Goldbeck and […]

Apr, 21

Me You Them [Eu Tu Eles] *** (2001, Regina Casé, Lima Duarte, Stênio Garcia) – Classic Movie Review 5314

Producer-director Andrucha Waddington’s expert, comic real-life 2001 Brazilian drama is about a lusty, earthy and unmarried woman called Darlene (Regina Casé) who marries an older man, Osias (Lima Duarte). Osias is forced to decide whether to […]

Apr, 18

Johnny Allegro **** (1949, George Raft, George Macready, Nina Foch, Will Geer) – Classic Movie Review 5256

Director Ted Tetzlaff’s excellent 1949 film noir crime thriller stars George Raft as shady former crook Johnny Allegro, who escaped from Sing Sing prison but has now gone straight as a Los Angeles hotel lobby […]

Apr, 05

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