Derek Winnert

Posts Tagged "war crime"

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Land of Mine [Under sandet] **** (2015, Roland Møller, Louis Hofmann, Joel Basman) – Movie Review

Roland Møller stars as Danish Sergeant Carl Rasmussen who supervises a group of young German PoWs forced to clear a beach of thousands of land mines in post-World War Two Denmark. Writer-director Martin Zandvliet’s important, beautiful and moving Oscar-nominated Best Foreign […]

Aug, 12

Judgment at Nuremberg ***** (1961, Spencer Tracy, Richard Widmark, Marlene Dietrich, Judy Garland, Maximilian Schell, Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, William Shatner) – Classic Movie Review 3503

Spencer Tracy is superb as the American chief judge, Dan Haywood, who sits in judgment over a 1948 war crimes trial in producer-director Stanley Kramer’s powerful and moving double Oscar-winning 1961 drama, greatly expanded by […]

Mar, 26

The Stranger **** (1946, Edward G Robinson, Orson Welles, Loretta Young) – Classic Movie Review 1680

Director/star Orson Welles’s third movie after Citizen Kane and The Magnificent Ambersons is a less ambitious genre piece, but his underrated 1946 paranoia film noir thriller is a darkly glowing little gem. An ideally cast […]

Sep, 16

The Reader **** (2008, Kate Winslet, David Kross, Ralph Fiennes) – Classic Movie Review 536

‘It doesn’t matter what I feel. The dead are still dead.’ Director Stephen Daldry’s haunting 2008 film of Bernhard Schlink’s 1995 novel Der Vorleser is an uncomfortable and disturbing experience, as intended. It focuses on […]

Dec, 16

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