Derek Winnert

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The Aristocats ***½ (1970, voices of Phil Harris, Eva Gabor, Maurice Chevalier, Sterling Holloway) – Classic Movie Review 5175

Producer-director Wolfgang Reitherman’s 1970 animated feature tells screen-writer Larry Clemmons’s story of an aristocratic cat and her three kittens, who are kidnapped and abandoned in the country by a mean butler who is afraid that they […]

Mar, 18

Sorcerer ** (1977, Roy Scheider, Bruno Cremer, Francisco Rabal, Amidou, Ramon Bieri) – Classic Movie Review 4507

Director William Friedkin’s 1977 box-office flop American remake of the 1953 Henri-Georges Clouzot French classic thriller, The Wages of Fear (La Salaire du Peur) is a spectacularly extravagant and sometimes impressive, but mostly sluggish and […]

Oct, 22

Je t’aime, moi non plus [I Love You, I Don’t] *** (1975, Jane Birkin, Joe Dallesandro, Hugues Quester, Reinhard Kolldehoff, Gérard Depardieu) – Classic Movie Review 4223

Jane Birkin stars as the skinny waitress Johnny, who lives and works in a truck-stop in the middle of nowhere, but longs for love. She falls head over heels for the garbage trucker Krassky (Joe Dallesandro), who […]

Aug, 24

Five Easy Pieces ***** (1970, Jack Nicholson, Karen Black, Billy Green Bush, Susan Anspach, Lois Smith, William Challee, Ralph Waite) – Classic Movie Review 2877

Co-story-writer/producer/director Bob Rafelson’s greatly admired 1970 classic was nominated for four Oscars, including Best Picture. It stars Jack Nicholson, who is stupendous as Robert Eroica Dupea, a middle-class musician drop-out who, along with his buddy […]

Sep, 03

Duel **** (1971, Dennis Weaver) – Classic Movie Review 2608

A masterpiece of fear and tension, Steven Spielberg’s third TV film is so powerful that it won a cinema release in 1971 and gave him his break in the movies. It aired as a hit […]

Jun, 15

Big Trouble in Little China **** (1986, Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, Dennis Dun) – Classic Movie Review 2553

Director John Carpenter’s 1986 cult classic stars Kurt Russell in one of his iconic roles as Jack Burton, a trucker who gets sucked into a ‘centuries-old mystical battle’ in San Francisco’s Chinatown when he sets […]

Jun, 03

Black Dog ** (1998, Patrick Swayze, Randy Travis, Meat Loaf) – Classic Movie Review 2298

Director Kevin Hooks’s 1998 movie stars Patrick Swayze, who goes for a modest comeback in a very basic, threadbare B-movie thriller about a down-on-his-luck ex-con trucker called Jack Crews. He takes a job driving a truck […]

Mar, 22

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