Derek Winnert

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Baywatch * (2017, Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Priyanka Chopra, Kelly Rohrbach, Alexandra Daddario) – Movie Review

Dwayne Johnson stars as hard-man lifeguard Mitch Buchannon, who clashes with brash, conceited new beach boy recruit Matt Brody (Zac Efron). But then together they uncover a criminal plot by drugs villainess Victoria Leeds (Priyanka Chopra). Yes […]

May, 23

Stardust *** (1974, David Essex, Adam Faith, Marty Wilde, Keith Moon) – Classic Movie Review 5452

Director Michael Apted’s popular 1974 British drama is the sequel to 1973’s hit That’ll Be the Day and again stars David Essex as Jim MacLaine in returning writer Ray Connolly’s effective tale of the rise and […]

May, 14

Gaby * (1956, Leslie Caron, John Kerr, Cedric Hardwicke) – Classic Movie Review 5426

Director Curtis Bernhardt’s anaemic, artificial and preposterous 1956 romantic drama stars Leslie Caron as ballerina Gaby, who goes from dizzy happiness to contemplating suicide after her lover is apparently killed in the D-Day landings. This […]

May, 10

Slither **** (1972, James Caan, Peter Boyle, Sally Kellerman) – Classic Movie Review 5394

Director Howard Zieff’s 1972 this amusing and delightful, zany, darkly comic lowlife crime thriller stars James Caan as ex-con Dick Kanipsia, who chase after a stash of cash with a charming collection of crazies – […]

May, 05

Torrent **** (1926, Ricardo Cortez, Greta Garbo, Gertrude Olmstead, Martha Mattox) – Classic Movie Review 5327

Director Monta Bell’s 1926 silent movie success is notable as the first American movie of Greta Garbo, helping her to become an international superstar during the late silent era. Louis B Mayer hired Garbo but MGM […]

Apr, 20

Manpower *** (1941, Edward G Robinson, George Raft, Marlene Dietrich, Alan Hale, Frank McHugh, Eve Arden, Ward Bond) – Classic Movie Review 5285

Edward G Robinson and George Raft star as power cable he-men Hank McHenry and Johnny Marshall, who clash over nightclub singer Fay Duval (Marlene Dietrich), in director Raoul Walsh’s rickety, cliché-loaded 1941 film. Dietrich marries […]

Apr, 13

Orphans **** (1987, Albert Finney, Matthew Modine, Kevin Anderson) – Classic Movie Review 5219

Albert Finney repeats his London stage performance as ageing Chicago gangster Harold, who is mixed up with two weird brothers Treat and Philip (Matthew Modine and Kevin Anderson), in director Alan J Pakula’s 1987 riveting […]

Mar, 30


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