Derek Winnert

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In Like Flint ** (1967, James Coburn, Lee J Cobb, Jean Hale, Andrew Duggan, Anna Lee) – Classic Movie Review 5924

‘Derek, darling, your American music is so decadent.’ ‘Well, that’s where it’s at, honey.’ Director Gordon Douglas’s 1967 spoof spy adventure is the mindless, daft but fairly enjoyable 1967 follow-up to the 1966 Swinging Sixties […]

Aug, 16

The Liquidator ** (1965, Rod Taylor, Trevor Howard, Jill St John) – Classic Movie Review 5899

Director Jack Cardiff’s 1965 British spy action adventure stars Rod Taylor as American expatriate Boysie Oakes, a more cowardly relation of 007 recruited after the war of World War Two by a stiff-upper-lipped British intelligence […]

Aug, 11

Atomic Blonde *** (2017, Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman, Toby Jones, Bill Skarsgård, Eddie Marsan, Sofia Boutella) – Movie Review

Actor, stuntman, writer, producer, stunt coordinator and film director David Leitch was a stunt double for Brad Pitt five times and twice for Jean-Claude Van Damme. His breakthrough came directing some scenes in John Wick […]

Aug, 09

Love on the Run *** (1936, Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, Reginald Owen) – Classic Movie Review 5781

Producer-director W S Van Dyke II’s 1936 MGM romantic comedy again pairs the irresistible couple of Clark Gable and Joan Crawford in a fast-moving, enjoyable screwball farce, following their hit with Forsaking All Others (1934). Here […]

Jul, 17

British Intelligence [Enemy Agent] *** (1940, Boris Karloff, Margaret Lindsay, Maris Wrixon, Bruce Lester) – Classic Movie Review 5639

Director Terry Morse’s 1940 espionage thriller is this enjoyable and well played, especially by its stars Margaret Lindsay, Boris Karloff, Maris Wrixon and Bruce Lester. Lindsay plays World War One German agent Helene von Lorbeer […]

Jun, 20

The Sea Wolves *** (1980, Gregory Peck, Roger Moore, David Niven, Trevor Howard) – Classic Movie Review 5490

Director Andrew V McLaglen and producer Euan Lloyd’s similar spirited 1980 follow-up to The Wild Geese (1978) stars Gregory Peck, Roger Moore, David Niven and Trevor Howard, the esteemed veterans with a then combined age […]

May, 24

One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing *** (1975, Helen Hayes, Peter Ustinov, Derek Nimmo, Clive Revill, Joan Sims) – Classic Movie Review 5430

Director Robert Stevenson’s old-style 1975 Twenties period Walt Disney dinosaur family adventure comedy movie offers plenty of good fun and frolics. It stars Peter Ustinov, dodgily cast as Hnup Wan of the Chinese London Intelligence Office, […]

May, 11


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