Derek Winnert

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Point of No Return [The Assassin] ** (1993, Bridget Fonda, Gabriel Byrne, Miguel Ferrer, Anne Bancroft, Olivia D’Abo, Harvey Keitel, Dermot Mulroney) – Classic Movie Review 6030

Bridget Fonda stars as Maggie Hayward, a drug-addicted killer saved from execution by a government agency, when top-secret US government agent Bob (Gabriel Byrne) arranges a staged death for her,  and is trained as a top […]

Sep, 16

The Sky’s the Limit ***½ (1943, Fred Astaire, Joan Leslie, Robert Benchley, Robert Ryan) – Classic Movie Review 5164

Director Edward H Griffith’s skillful and purringly pleasing if minor 1943 RKO musical stars Fred Astaire as Fred Atwell, a Flying Tiger squadron aviator who flies into New York on leave from his squadron’s personal […]

Mar, 16

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

Batman and Robin *** (1949, Robert Lowery, Johnny Duncan, Jane Adams) – Classic Movie Review 5108

Director Spencer Gordon Bennet’s 1949 vintage 15-part serial is lively, well cast, well acted, and entertaining for all its four hours and 23 minutes. Robert Lowery takes over from Lewis Wilson as Batman and Johnny […]

Mar, 06

Highway Dragnet ** (1954, Richard Conte, Joan Bennett, Wanda Hendrix, Reed Hadley) – Classic Movie Review 4977

Director Nathan Juran’s 1954 film noir thriller stars Richard Conte as James Henry, a US Marine hitch-hiker, a Korean War veteran, who is picked up by driving freelance magazine fashion photographer Mrs. Cummings (Joan Bennett) […]

Feb, 01

The Disembodied ** (1957, Paul Burke, Allison Hayes, John Wengraf) – Classic Movie Review 4920

Sultry Allison Hayes stars as Tonda Metz, the wife of tropical doctor Dr Carl Metz (John Wengraf), who sneaks off for voodoo dancing in her fetching sarong and matching tooth necklace and works up to […]

Jan, 22

Eyes of Laura Mars ** (1978, Faye Dunaway, Tommy Lee Jones, Brad Dourif, Raul Julia, René Auberjonois, Lisa Taylor, Darlanne Fluegel) – Classic Movie Review 4141

Director Irvin Kershner’s trashy 1978 occult psycho-chiller is frankly incredible and distasteful and has a particularly nasty tone. It is packed with irritating red herrings and climaxes with an unconvincing twist ending. However, Faye Dunaway, who had just won an Oscar for Network, shines […]

Aug, 08


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