Derek Winnert

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Day of the Dead *** (1985, Lori Cardille, Terry Alexander, Jarlath Conroy, Joseph Pilato) – Classic Movie Review 5779

Lori Cardille, Terry Alexander, Jarlath Conroy and Joseph Pilato star in this breathtakingly gory 1985 climax to writer-director George A Romero’s first three zombie films, which is too chatty for its own good, preferring to […]

Jul, 17

Jungle Jim *** (1948, Johnny Weissmuller, Virginia Grey, George Reeves) – Classic Movie Review 5734

Johnny Weissmuller, who had retired after 16 years as the screen’s most famous Tarzan, stars in the first low-budget adventure in Columbia Pictures’ 16-film Jungle Jim series (1948-55). Weissmuller’s Jungle Jim sets off with scientist Hilary […]

Jul, 09

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids *** (1989, Rick Moranis Matt Frewer, Marcia Strassman) – Classic Movie Review 5648

Director Joe Johnston’s 1989 blockbuster movie stars Rick Moranis as daffy boffin and dad Professor Wayne Szalinski, who develops a top secret ray gun to shrinks objects that accidentally miniaturises his teenage girl and boy […]

Jun, 21

The Devil Commands ***½ (1941, Boris Karloff, Anne Revere, Amanda Duff) – Classic Movie Review 5643

Director Edward Dmytryk’s highly capable 1941 horror chiller is swiftly paced, short and amusing, with Boris Karloff grabbing the attention as Dr Julian Blair, even though he is typecast once again as a mad scientist […]

Jun, 20

The Man with Nine Lives [Behind the Door] ***½ (1940, Boris Karloff, Byron Foulger, Roger Pryor, Jo Ann Sayers) – Classic Movie Review 5640

Director Nick Grinde’s chilling 1940 horror sci-fi thriller finds dear old Boris Karloff playing with the chemistry set again as yet another in his long line of mad doctors. But that’s good, right? This time […]

Jun, 20

Bullseye! * (1990, Michael Caine, Roger Moore, Sally Kirkland) – Classic Movie Review 5549

Michael Caine and Roger Moore pair up for the first time and form a tremendous British star double act as colourful conmen with cash flow problems and remarkable resemblances to dishonest scientists. Cue producer-director Michael […]

Jun, 04

The Mad Doctor of Market Street ** (1942, Lionel Atwill, Una Merkel, Nat Pendleton, Claire Dodd, Anne Nagel, Hardie Albright, Richard Davies) – Classic Movie Review 5534

Cult director Joseph H Lewis’s minor 1942 Universal Studios B-movie horror thriller stars Lionel Atwill as Dr Ralph Benson, the unbalanced doctor who is forced to leave San Francisco and sets off to a remote exotic […]

Jun, 02


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