Derek Winnert

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The Joyless Street [Die Freudlose Gasse] ****½ (1925, Asta Nielsen, Greta Garbo, Werner Krauss, Ágnes Eszterházy) – Classic Movie Review 5325

Director Georg Wilhelm Pabst’s long famous, now legendary 1925 German silent movie is based on the novel by Hugo Bettauer about the sad lives of near-starving, inflation-ruined people on a Viennese street, forced to resort […]

Apr, 20

Raw Deal ***½ (1948, Dennis O’Keefe, Claire Trevor, Marsha Hunt, John Ireland, Raymond Burr) – Classic Movie Review 5276

Director Anthony Mann’s rousing little 1948 noir crime drama tells a complex, tough tale about a young woman called Pat Cameron (Claire Trevor) who helps her innocent boyfriend Joe Sullivan (Dennis O’Keefe) to flee from prison […]

Apr, 10

Going in Style *** (2017, Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Alan Arkin, Ann-Margret) – Movie Review

Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin bail out director Zach Braff’s rather slack and lame crime comedy, as three really old blokes who decide to rob their own bank when their pension fund dries […]

Apr, 07

Side Street **** (1949, Farley Granger, Cathy O’Donnell, James Craig, Paul Kelly, Jean Hagen) – Classic Movie Review 5262

Director Anthony Mann’s sterling 1949 film noir crime drama is a memorable rematch for Farley Granger and Cathy O’Donnell, the two sweet young stars of They Live by Night (1948). Granger plays downtrodden post clerk Joe […]

Apr, 07

Deadline at Dawn **** (1946, Susan Hayward, Paul Lukas, Bill Williams, Osa Massen, Lola Lane, Joseph Calleia) – Classic Movie Review 5259

This 1946 thriller is the sole movie direction effort of Harold Clurman, luminary and co-founder of the renowned New York-based collective Group Theater that ran from 1932 to 1941. Another member of the Group Theater, the […]

Apr, 06

Hollow Point ** (1996, Donald Sutherland, John Lithgow, Thomas Ian Griffith, Tia Carrere) – Classic Movie Review 5233

Donald Sutherland is his usual brilliant self as Garret Lawton, a surprisingly principled hitman, in director Sidney J Furie’s otherwise unremarkable 1996 action comedy thriller, which is burdened down with the heavy weight two weak […]

Apr, 02

Yolanda and the Thief ***½ (1945, Fred Astaire, Lucille Bremer, Frank Morgan, Leon Ames, Mildred Natwick) – Classic Movie Review 5159

Fred Astaire and Lucille Bremer reunite from Ziegfeld Follies (1945) for more graceful dancing, filmed with flair and lavishness by MGM in glorious Technicolor. With Frank Morgan as Victor Trout, Leon Ames as Mr Candle, and Mildred Natwick […]

Mar, 15

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