Derek Winnert

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Born to Kill **** (1947, Claire Trevor, Lawrence Tierney, Walter Slezak) – Classic Movie Review 5253

Welcome to the tale of the SILKEN SAVAGE and the BULLET-MAN, ‘the coolest killer a woman ever loved’! Director Robert Wise’s 1947 film noir stars Lawrence Tierney as killer Sam Wilde, who in Reno weds […]

Apr, 04

Gay Purr-ee *** (1962, voices of Judy Garland, Robert Goulet, Hermione Gingold, Red Buttons, Mel Blanc, Paul Frees) – Classic Movie Review 5174

Director Abe Levitow’s 1962 animated feature of feline frolics is sweet and pleasant in the manner of Disney’s slightly better The AristoCats (1970) . The screenplay by Dorothy Jones, Chuck Jones and Ralph Wright tells […]

Mar, 18

Something To Talk About *** (1995, Robert Duvall, Gena Rowlands, Julia Roberts, Dennis Quaid, Kyra Sedgwick) – Classic Movie Review 4986

Director Lasse Hallstrom’s exceptional, appealing 1995 domestic comedy drama about the affairs of a rich family in the American South really is something to talk about tomorrow with your friends or in the workplace. Robert Duvall […]

Feb, 03

Remember Last Night? **** (1936, Edward Arnold, Robert Young, Constance Cummings, Sally Eilers, Robert Armstrong, Reginald Denny) – Classic Movie Review 4515

The morning after the night before, down-to-earth sleuth Danny Harrison (Edward Arnold) investigates a murder at a party involving hard-drinking upper-class twits, all of whom were so pie-eyed that they can’t remember last night at all, […]

Oct, 23

Clambake * (1967, Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, Will Hutchins, Bill Bixby, Gary Merrill, James Gregory) – Classic Movie Review 4301

Little known director Arthur H Nadel churns out a mediocre, very dull, truly tepid 1967 Elvis Presley musical which deservedly hit the lower half of cinema double bills. Shelley Fabares is the girl cursed with the […]

Sep, 04

The Divide *** (2015) – Movie Review

Director Katharine Round’s extremely big-hearted and well-meaning planet-saving documentary about global inequality is thoroughly engrossing, intelligent and provocative. Her film is inspired by the book The Spirit Level by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett. Through their […]

Apr, 13

Alice Adams **** (1935, Katharine Hepburn, Fred MacMurray, Evelyn Venable, Fred Stone) – Classic Movie Review 3419

Director George Stevens’s 1935 romantic drama offers the young Hepburn grabs one of her best opportunities as Alice Adams, a pushy, snobbish, spikey, upwardly mobile young woman who catches the eye of eligible society bachelor […]

Feb, 27


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