Derek Winnert

Posts Tagged "reporter"

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Arise, My Love **** (1940, Claudette Colbert, Ray Milland, Walter Abel, Dennis O’Keefe, George Zucco) – Classic Movie Review 5177

Claudette Colbert and Ray Milland are delightful as a vivacious American reporter in Europe and the dashing aviator she helps out of tight scrapes at the end of the Spanish Civil War and the start of […]

Mar, 19

Perfect Stranger **½ (2007, Halle Berry, Bruce Willis, Giovanni Ribisi, Richard Portnow, Nicki Aycox) – Classic Movie Review 5142

Director James Foley is just the right man to handle briskly, efficiently and confidently this old-style 2007 cat-and-mouse mystery crime thriller, adding just a little needed style to a potboiler project. The strong casting helps too. […]

Mar, 12

The Lost World **** (1925, Bessie Love, Lewis Stone, Wallace Beery, Lloyd Hughes) – Classic Movie Review 5121

In the first film adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic novel, Wallace Beery stars as explorer Professor Challenger, who claims that dinosaurs still rule the Earth in the Amazon. And so, as no one […]

Mar, 08

Death Wish 4: The Crackdown ½ (1987, Charles Bronson, Kay Lenz, John P Ryan, Perry Lopez, Soon-Tek Oh) – Classic Movie Review 5051

Director J Lee Thompson’s tawdry and disreputable 1987 action thriller is the third sequel to Death Wish (1974). It once again stars Charles Bronson, at the age of 66 still playing wrinkled part-time vigilante, architect Paul […]

Feb, 23

Absence of Malice **** (1981, Paul Newman, Sally Field, Bob Balaban, Melinda Dillon, Luther Adler, Barry Primus, Josef Sommer) – Classic Movie Review 5036

Producer-director Sydney Pollack’s complex and satisfying 1981 thriller stars Sally Field as naive but well-meaning newshound reporter Megan Carter, who is tricked by the FBI into framing Miami liquor wholesaler Mike Gallagher (Paul Newman) with […]

Feb, 20

Mystery of the Wax Museum **** (1933, Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray, Glenda Farrell, Frank McHugh) – Classic Movie Review 5024

‘Women of FLESH become WAX in his hands… women of wax become flesh!’ Director Michael Curtiz’s 1933 classic horror movie is a gruesomely atmospheric picture, with Lionel Atwill starring as Ivan Igor, the scarred museum […]

Feb, 13

Undersea Girl * (1957, Mara Corday, Pat Conway, Dan Seymour, Florence Marly) – Classic Movie Review 4957

Mara Corday, Pat Conway and Dan Seymour star as a reporter, a US Navy investigator and a police lieutenant who join the hunt for loot stashed undersea in a scuttled vessel in director John Peyser’s […]

Jan, 28


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