Derek Winnert

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A Ghost Story *** (2017, Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, McColm Cephas Jr) – Movie Review

Mmmm, spooky! Pretty good movie, a few dull patches, and a bit repetitive, but overall hauntingly effective. Mmmm, spooky! Married couple Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara movie into their suburban dream home. Affleck is killed […]

Aug, 12

Kiss Them for Me ** (1957, Cary Grant, Jayne Mansfield, Leif Erickson, Ray Walston, Larry Blyden, Suzy Parker, Werner Klemperer) – Classic Movie Review 5878

Cary Grant, Ray Walston and Larry Blyden star as a trio of World War Two American naval officers who get mixed up with gals (Jayne Mansfield, Suzy Parker) on shore leave in San Francisco. There […]

Aug, 08

The Mating Season *** (1951, Gene Tierney, John Lund, Miriam Hopkins, Thelma Ritter, Jan Sterling) – Classic Movie Review 5707

Director Mitchell Leisen’s 1951 comedy stars Gene Tierney, John Lund, Miriam Hopkins and Thelma Ritter. Irritatingly dull performances from leads Lund and Tierney nearly sink a comedy story of the working-class boy named Val McNulty […]

Jul, 03

The Mystery of Mr Wong *** (1939, Boris Karloff, Grant Withers, Dorothy Tree, Craig Reynolds) – Classic Movie Review 5598

Despite his odd casting, Boris Karloff is good serious fun as Mr James Lee Wong, the Oriental detective, investigating a stolen gem and murder, in director William Nigh’s most entertaining and satisfying 1937 film version […]

Jun, 13

Under Two Flags *** (1936, Ronald Colman, Claudette Colbert, Rosalind Russell, Victor McLaglen) – Classic Movie Review 5411

Quintessential Englishman Ronald Colman is at his most spirited, lively and stylish, as Sergeant Victor, an Englishman who joins up in the French Foreign Legion since taking the blame for his brother’s crime, in director […]

May, 07

The Single Standard *** (1929, Greta Garbo, Nils Asther, John Mack Brown, Dorothy Sebastian, Lane Chandler) – Classic Movie Review 5323

Director John S Robertson’s soapy 1929 silent movie drama, based on Adela Rogers St Johns’s 1928 romantic novel, is remembered, if at all, really only because it stars Greta Garbo. But that is enough! Garbo […]

Apr, 20

Sweet Bird of Youth **** (1962, Paul Newman, Geraldine Page, Ed Begley, Mildred Dunnock, Rip Torn, Shirley Knight) – Classic Movie Review 5236

Writer-director Richard Brooks’s 1962 movie is a really rather impressive, fine and resonant film version of this esteemed and typical Tennessee Williams play. Paul Newman gives an attractive performance as the ambitious but charming young […]

Apr, 02


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