Derek Winnert

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The Joyless Street [Die Freudlose Gasse] ****½ (1925, Asta Nielsen, Greta Garbo, Werner Krauss, Ágnes Eszterházy) – Classic Movie Review 5325

Director Georg Wilhelm Pabst’s long famous, now legendary 1925 German silent movie is based on the novel by Hugo Bettauer about the sad lives of near-starving, inflation-ruined people on a Viennese street, forced to resort […]

Apr, 20

A Damsel in Distress ***½ (1937, Fred Astaire, Joan Fontaine, George Burns, Gracie Allen) – Classic Movie Review 5113

After so many films together, Ginger Rogers wanted a rest from acting, singing and dancing with Fred Astaire, so the RKO studio matched him together with a decorative and appealing Joan Fontaine. Alas that turns […]

Mar, 06

Vampire’s Kiss **** (1988, Nicolas Cage, Maria Conchita Alonso, Jennifer Beals, Elizabeth Ashley) – Classic Movie Review 5087

‘Seduction. Romance. Murder. The things one does for love.’ Director Robert Bierman’s 1988 black comedy horror movie is a brilliant, scarily decadent vampire story with a truly essential Nicolas Cage performance, as a creepy literary […]

Mar, 01

Bye Bye Birdie *** (1963, Dick Van Dyke, Ann-Margret, Janet Leigh, Paul Lynde, Maureen Stapleton, Bobby Rydell, Jesse Pearson) – Classic Movie Review 4661

Ace musicals director George Sidney’s 1963 movie musical stars Dick Van Dyke and Ann-Margret, whose delicious performances lead this most enjoyable transfer of the Broadway hit show about the last TV appearance in Iowa of […]

Nov, 16

Attack of the Puppet People ** (1958, John Agar, John Hoyt, June Kenney) – Classic Movie Review 4346

John Hoyt stars in story-writer/ director Bert I Gordon’s 1958 American International Pictures Sci-Fi movie with the familiar old tale about a mad, lonely scientist dollmaker called Mr Franz (Hoyt) who indulges himself with the terrible […]

Sep, 11

Café Society **** (2016, Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Steve Carell, Blake Lively, Jeannie Berlin, Ken Stott) – Movie Review

The 80-year-old Woody Allen conjures up one of his better movies in 2016, a charming, sparkling bitter-sweet romantic comedy, with a retro 30s both coasts setting that gives him plenty of chance to show off his […]

Aug, 30

Night of the Big Heat [Island of the Burning Damned] ** (1967, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Patrick Allen, Sarah Lawson, Jane Merrow, William Lucas, Kenneth Cope, Percy Herbert) – Classic Movie Review 3993

Director Terence Fisher’s fairly invigorating 1967 chunk of British sci-fi hokum focuses on the extra-terrestrials who take over the remote Scottish island of Fara and cause an unbearable heatwave in the nineties so that they can […]

Jul, 09


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