Derek Winnert

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Waterland **½ (1992, Jeremy Irons, Sinéad Cusack, Ethan Hawke, Grant Warnock, David Morrissey, John Heard) – Classic Movie Review 5137

Jeremy Irons stars as a Tom Crick, a disillusioned high school history teacher who has been a teacher in an American school for 20 years but is having trouble connecting with his students and his […]

Mar, 11

Fist Fight **½ (2017, Ice Cube, Charlie Day, Tracy Morgan, Tracy Morgan, Jillian Bell, Dean Norris) – Movie Review

It’s the last day of high school, and Charlie Day stars as an easy-going, good-natured school teacher who, to save his own job, gets another (angry and erratic) teacher (Ice Cube) fired after he chops […]

Mar, 09

Marty ***** (1955, Ernest Borgnine, Betsy Blair, Esther Minciotti) – Classic Movie Review 5050

Director Delbert Mann’s simple, kind-hearted and affecting 1955 drama triumphed at the 1956 Academy Awards, winning four of the most important Oscars, including Best Picture for producer Harold Hecht and Best Actor for Ernest Borgnine. Borgnine […]

Feb, 23

Dangerous Minds **** (1995, Michelle Pfeiffer, George Dzundza, Courtney B Vance) – Classic Movie Review 5014

Director John N Smith’s 1995 school drama provides Michelle Pfeiffer with one of her best, most popular and memorable roles and one of her biggest hits. Pfeiffer gives a polished and dedicated performance as ex-Marine […]

Feb, 07

Throw Momma from the Train **** (1987, Danny DeVito, Billy Crystal, Anne Ramsey, Kim Greist, Kate Mulgrew, Annie Ross, Rob Reiner, Bruce Kirby) – Classic Movie Review 4935

Director/ star Danny DeVito’s gleefully entertaining 1987 directorial feature film debut is yet another raid on the work of Alfred Hitchcock. This time it is a bright and breezy black comedy about a student in […]

Jan, 25

Some Came Running **** (1958, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Shirley MacLaine, Martha Hyer, Arthur Kennedy, Nancy Gates) – Classic Movie Review 4759

There is assured acting all round by a strong cast in director Vincente Minnelli’s powerful and impressive 1958 MGM movie of James Jones’s bestseller dissecting unfulfilled lives in a small Mid-West American town in the […]

Dec, 10

Adam **** (2009, Hugh Dancy, Rose Byrne, Peter Gallagher, Amy Irving, Frankie Faison) – Classic Movie Review 4631

Hugh’s a pretty boy then? Stoke-on-Trent actor Hugh Dancy’s sweet kind of good looks have set him on the profitable path of Hollywood romances and romcoms like Ella Enchanted, The Jane Austen Book Club and […]

Nov, 10


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