Derek Winnert

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Romance *** (1930, Greta Garbo, Lewis Stone, Gavin Gordon) – Classic Movie Review 5321

Director Clarence Brown’s 1930 romantic drama casts Greta Garbo in her little-known and less-regarded second talkie, following Anna Christie (1930). MGM’s unique superstar stars as Signora Rita Cavallini, an 1860s Italian opera singer, mistress of rich, […]

Apr, 19

54 *** (1998, Ryan Phillippe, Salma Hayek, Neve Campbell, Mike Myers, Breckin Meyer, Sela Ward) – Classic Movie Review 5310

Twenty years earlier before this movie, New York’s beautiful people were boogeying on down to the disco beat at the dance club to end all nightclubs – Studio 54, the world-famous New York City discotheque. In […]

Apr, 17

Little Lord Fauntleroy **** (1936, Freddie Bartholomew, C Aubrey Smith, Mickey Rooney, Dolores Costello, Jessie Ralph, Guy Kibbee) – Classic Movie Review 5226

Producer David O Selznick and director John Cromwell’s lovingly crafted 1936 children’s film finds the perfect star in Freddie Bartholomew as little Cedric (‘Ceddie’), aka Little Lord Fauntleroy. It follows a once famous 1921 silent […]

Apr, 01

The Saint of Fort Washington *** (1993, Matt Dillon, Danny Glover, Rick Aviles, Nina Siemaszko, Ving Rhames, Joe Seneca) – Classic Movie Review 5134

Matt Dillon plays an emotionally disturbed, probably schizophrenic young man who is made homeless, then meets up with down-on-his-luck Vietnam vet Danny Glover at New York’s Fort Washington men’s homeless shelter, a harrowing place wracked […]

Mar, 11

If Lucy Fell *** (1996, Sarah Jessica Parker, Eric Schaeffer, Ben Stiller, Elle Macpherson, Scarlett Johansson) – Classic Movie Review 5003

Co-writer/ director/ star Eric Schaeffer’s 1996 romantic comedy drama can boast an impressive cast that includes Sarah Jessica Parker, Ben Stiller, Elle Macpherson, Eric Schaeffer, James Rebhorn (1948–2014), Robert John Burke, David Thornton, Bill Sage, […]

Feb, 20

Hold Your Man **** (1933, Jean Harlow, Clark Gable, Stuart Erwin) – Classic Movie Review 4982

Rapier Thirties wit Anita Loos co-wrote director Sam Wood’s wisecracking, love-at-first-sight 1933 romantic comedy about a crook and a moll especially for MGM’s great stars Clark Gable and Jean Harlow, who were then at around […]

Feb, 18

Taxi * (2004, Queen Latifah, Jimmy Fallon, Gisele Bündchen, Henry Simmons, Jennifer Esposito) – Classic Movie Review 4971

Queen Latifah teams up with US comedian Jimmy Fallon as a New York City taxi driver and the cop who helps her tackle a four-woman gang of gorgeous Brazilian bank robbers (Gisele Bündchen, Ana Cristina […]

Jan, 31


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