Derek Winnert

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Where Danger Lives **** (1950, Robert Mitchum, Faith Domergue, Claude Rains, Maureen O’Sullivan) – Classic Movie Review 6014

Director John Farrow’s 1950 exciting RKO film noir crime thriller is probably the best film of producer Howard Hughes’s protégé Faith Domergue. Robert Mitchum is excellent as Dr Jeff Cameron, a dedicated young doctor, who […]

Sep, 12

L’éternel retour [Love Eternal] **** (1943, Jean Marais, Madeleine Sologne, Jean Murat) – Classic Movie Review 5830

Jean Delannoy directs this strangely forgotten and sadly neglected 1943 film adaptation of the Tristan and Iseult [Isolde] legend, set in a magnificent château in 1940s France. The film’s neglect is truly surprisingly since the screenplay […]

Jul, 30

Le Notti Bianche [White Nights] **** (1957, Maria Schell, Marcello Mastroianni, Jean Marais) – Classic Movie Review 5718

Writer-director Luchino Visconti adapts the 1848 love triangle short story by Fyodor Dostoevsky in one of his finest, most subtle, rewarding and haunting films. The actors give delicate, subtle performances and help him to to make a lot out […]

Jul, 06

Dulcima *** (1971, Carol White, John Mills, Stuart Wilson, Bernard Lee, Dudley Foster) – Classic Movie Review 4277

Writer-director Frank Nesbitt’s 1971 British drama stars Carol White (Poor Cow) as pretty young Dulcima Gaskain, who helps out mean, hard-drinking old farmer Mr Parker (John Mills) by cleaning his farm house. Soon she moves in […]

Sep, 01

The Dresser *** (1983, Tom Courtenay, Albert Finney) – Classic Movie Review 4079

Director Peter Yates turns Ronald Harwood’s 1980 hit play about veteran barnstorming-style ham Shakespearean actor-manager and his camp personal assistant dresser into a 1983 British film, with Harwood writing his own screenplay. The story follows the dresser’s […]

Jul, 25

Up, Close and Personal *** (1996, Robert Redford, Michelle Pfeiffer, Stockard Channing) – Classic Movie Review 1710

An A Star Is Born-style romantic drama is transferred to American local TV, where Michelle Pfeiffer is a bright and shiny young and ambitious worker, helped in her career by brisk and crinkly veteran newsman boss, […]

Sep, 27

Lost in Translation ****½ (2003, Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Giovanni Ribisi) – Classic Movie Review 666

Perhaps never better, Bill Murray put in his bid in 2003 for an Oscar as a fading, ageing American movie star who goes to Tokyo to do a whisky ad. Lonely in his hotel, he […]

Jan, 10

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