Derek Winnert

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John Wick: Chapter 2 **** (2017, Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane) – Movie Review

Italian villain Santino D’Antonio (Riccardo Scamarcio) is none too thrilled when retired ex-hitman John Wick (Keanu Reeves) refuses his marker to repay his debt and to make a kill for him. Santino promptly blows up his house to […]

Feb, 17

Goal! *** (2005, Kuno Becker, Alessandro Nivola, Anna Friel, Stephen Dillane, Tony Plana, Miriam Colon, Sean Pertwee) – Classic Movie Review 5025

Written by Mike Jefferies, Adrian Butchart, Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, director Danny Cannon’s soapy 2005 sports drama is total hokum but still shrewdly calculated and entertaining. Looking like a cross between the young Antonio […]

Feb, 13

The Exterminating Angel [El Angel Exterminador] **** (1962, Silvia Pinal, Jacqueline Andere, Enrique Rambal) – Classic Movie Review 4883

Co-writer/ director Luis Buñuel starts his glittering series of onslaughts on the discreet charm of the bourgeoisie with this tantalising 1962 Surrealist black comedy. There is perhaps a little too much obvious calculation in the […]

Jan, 12

Office Christmas Party *** (2016, Jason Bateman, Olivia Munn, T J Miller, Jennifer Aniston, Kate McKinnon, Jillian Bell, Rob Corddry, Courtney B Vance) – Movie Review

Christmas is a time for peace on earth, goodwill to mankind, going to the movies – and of course having ghastly office parties. Well, that’s that sorted out and settled then! If you haven’t got […]

Dec, 07

Cyrus *** (2010, John C Reilly, Marisa Tomei, Jonah Hill, Catherine Keener) – Classic Movie Review 4615

When the long-divorced, luck-challenged and spectacularly non-lovely John (John C Reilly) meets the bright and gorgeous middle-aged single mom Molly (Marisa Tomei) at a party, they instantly click and she seems to be exactly the […]

Nov, 08

Remember Last Night? **** (1936, Edward Arnold, Robert Young, Constance Cummings, Sally Eilers, Robert Armstrong, Reginald Denny) – Classic Movie Review 4515

The morning after the night before, down-to-earth sleuth Danny Harrison (Edward Arnold) investigates a murder at a party involving hard-drinking upper-class twits, all of whom were so pie-eyed that they can’t remember last night at all, […]

Oct, 23

La La Land **** (2016, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Amiée Conn, J K Simmons, Rosemarie DeWitt) – Movie Review

Writer-director Damien Chazelle’s 2016 comedy drama musical is a good and clever film, graced with two award-worthy performances from Ryan Gosling as struggling jazz pianist Seb and Emma Stone as Mia, the aspiring actress he falls for in Los Angeles. […]

Oct, 20


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