Derek Winnert

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The Member of the Wedding **** (1952, Ethel Waters, Julie Harris, Brandon De Wilde) – Classic Movie Review 5919

Director Fred Zinnemann makes a superb job of his stage-to-screen 1952 movie of Carson McCullers’s lovely play and novel about the rites of passage of a tomboyish young girl called Frankie Addams (Julie Harris). [Spoiler alert] […]

Aug, 15

Lovers and Other Strangers **** (1970, Gig Young, Beatrice Arthur, Bonnie Bedelia, Anne Jackson, Harry Guardino, Michael Brandon, Richard Castellano, Diane Keaton, Cloris Leachman) – Classic Movie Review 5910

Director Cy Howard’s funny and clever 1970 sex comedy stars Bonnie Bedelia and Michael Brandon as a young couple who have lived together and get married, only to find out at the wedding their unhapppy families […]

Aug, 14

Forsaking All Others *** (1934, Clark Gable, Joan Crawford, Robert Montgomery) – Classic Movie Review 5782

Director W S Van Dyke II’s 1934 MGM success pairs the irresistible screen star couple of Clark Gable and Joan Crawford in another fast-moving, enjoyable screwball romantic comedy drama. Mary Clay (Crawford) is abandoned at […]

Jul, 17

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

June Bride **** (1948, Bette Davis, Robert Montgomery, Fay Bainter, Tom Tully, Betty Lynn, Debbie Reynolds) – Classic Movie Review 5735

Bette Davis tries a useful change of pace with a cute romantic comedy about a woman’s magazine editor who gets her chauvinist old flame, reporter Robert Montgomery, to help her cover a typical American wedding […]

Jul, 09

Dynamite ** (1929, Conrad Nagel, Kay Johnson, Charles Bickford, Julia Faye, Joel McCrea) – Classic Movie Review 5544

Perhaps hampered by the primitive dawn-of-sound technology, producer-director Cecil B DeMille 1929 romantic drama movie is unusually uncertain, contrived and unconvincing hokum from this great Hollywood showman. Kay Johnson stars as heiress Cynthia Crothers who […]

Jun, 03

Wedding Crashers **** (2005, Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Rachel McAdams, Christopher Walken, Isla Fisher, Jane Seymour) – Classic Movie Review 5388

Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn are at their best as womanising John Beckwith and Jeremy Grey, who sneak into weddings to find partners for short-term flings, but fall out when their carefree days change after John meets […]

May, 03


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