Derek Winnert

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The Gilded Lily *** (1935, Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Ray Milland, C Aubrey Smith) – Classic Movie Review 5475

Claudette Colbert stars as Marilyn David, a New York stenographer/ typist who dithers romantically. She is unable to make up her mind between an American reporter/ newsman called Peter Dawes (Fred MacMurray) and an English layabout […]

May, 18

Stardust *** (1974, David Essex, Adam Faith, Marty Wilde, Keith Moon) – Classic Movie Review 5452

Director Michael Apted’s popular 1974 British drama is the sequel to 1973’s hit That’ll Be the Day and again stars David Essex as Jim MacLaine in returning writer Ray Connolly’s effective tale of the rise and […]

May, 14

Tender Mercies **** (1983, Robert Duvall, Tess Harper, Betty Buckley, Wilford Brimley, Ellen Barkin) – Classic Movie Review 5399

Director Bruce Beresford’s rousing 1983 drama swept Robert Duvall to a Best Actor Oscar and Horton Foote to a Best Original Screenplay Academy Award. Duvall is superb as the alcoholic, once-famous country singer songwriter Mac […]

May, 05

Swing Shift *** (1984, Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Christine Lahti, Fred Ward, Ed Harris, Holly Hunter) – Classic Movie Review 5353

Director Jonathan Demme’s interesting, amusing and fun but hesitant and halting 1984 romantic comedy is a mixed bag of goodies, with the rare treat of starring Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell together. Hawn stars as […]

Apr, 27

Romance *** (1930, Greta Garbo, Lewis Stone, Gavin Gordon) – Classic Movie Review 5321

Director Clarence Brown’s 1930 romantic drama casts Greta Garbo in her little-known and less-regarded second talkie, following Anna Christie (1930). MGM’s unique superstar stars as Signora Rita Cavallini, an 1860s Italian opera singer, mistress of rich, […]

Apr, 19

Criminal Court *** (1946, Tom Conway, Martha O’Driscoll, Robert Armstrong, Addison Richards, June Clayworth) – Classic Movie Review 5295

Director Robert Wise’s 1946 mystery thriller is an excellent, short (64 minutes) little B-movie crime programmer from the RKO Radio Pictures studio. Tom Conway stars as lawyer Stephen Barnes who accidentally shoots dead a bent […]

Apr, 15

New York, New York ***** (1977, Robert De Niro, Liza Minnelli, Lionel Stander, Mary Kay Place, Barry Primus) – Classic Movie Review 5213

Director Martin Scorsese’s immensely stylish 1977 show is a wonderful salute to the era and culture of the vintage big band musicals. Robert De Niro stars as Jimmy Doyle, the smooth but selfish and erratic […]

Mar, 28


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