Derek Winnert

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 6: Freddy’s Dead – The Final Nightmare * (1991, Robert Englund, Lisa Zane, Shon Greenblatt, Lezlie Deane) – Classic Movie Review 5927

‘You Think You Know About Dreams… You Know Nothing!’ Director Rachel Talalay’s 1991 horror movie is the feeble, alleged end of the A Nightmare on Elm Street saga, supposedly putting Freddy Krueger to his final […]

Aug, 17

The Crimes of Stephen Hawke ** (1936, Tod Slaughter, Marjorie Taylor, D J Williams ) – Classic Movie Review 5881

Producer-director George King’s 1936 British murder thriller melodrama stars Tod Slaughter, who barnstorms back into action as Stephen Hawke, a kind-seeming Regency moneylender revealed as The Spine Breaker, the murderer who has rampaged through London. […]

Aug, 08

Crimetime * (1996, Stephen Baldwin, Pete Postlethwaite, Sadie Frost) – Classic Movie Review 5876

Stephen Baldwin stars as a much-resting young actor who develops a growing empathy with a supposed real-life serial killer (Pete Postlethwaite) he takes a job portraying on a TV show that re-creates the killer’s crimes. […]

Aug, 08

Psycho III ** (1986, Anthony Perkins, Diana Scarwid, Jeff Fahey) – Classic Movie Review 5863

Anthony Perkins grabs his chance to direct, as well as star in, this 1986 Psycho second sequel, the reward for agreeing to his third appearance as Norman Bates. The 1983 first sequel Psycho II is a […]

Aug, 06

Shadows and Fog ** (1991, Woody Allen, John Cusack, Mia Farrow, Kathy Bates, Jodie Foster, Lily Tomlin, Donald Pleasence, Madonna, Fred Gwynne, Julie Kavner, John Malkovich) – Classic Movie Review 5755

Writer-director-star Woody Allen’s 1991 movie pastiches the 1920s melodrama, complete with black and white and chiaroscuro effects, and a tale of a Jack the Ripper-style murderer on the loose in the shadows and fog. It […]

Jul, 14

Dick Tracy **½ (1945, Morgan Conway, Mike Mazurki, Anne Jeffreys, Jane Greer) – Classic Movie Review 5593

Director William Berke’s 1945 crime thriller is an energetic, if cheap-looking low-budget cinema support feature adapted from Chester Gould’s cartoon. It kicks off a series of four movies from RKO Radio Pictures. The only just […]

Jun, 12

Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? [Too Many Chefs] *** (1978, George Segal, Jacqueline Bisset, Robert Morley) – Classic Movie Review 5559

Director Ted Kotcheff’s zesty 1978 thriller is a pretty tasty, dark-flavoured soufflé, with George Segal as Robby, an American fast-food owner in London who chases his ex-wife Natasha (Jacqueline Bisset), a handy lady at dessert […]

Jun, 07


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