Derek Winnert

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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

Torrent **** (1926, Ricardo Cortez, Greta Garbo, Gertrude Olmstead, Martha Mattox) – Classic Movie Review 5327

Director Monta Bell’s 1926 silent movie success is notable as the first American movie of Greta Garbo, helping her to become an international superstar during the late silent era. Louis B Mayer hired Garbo but MGM […]

Apr, 20

Manpower *** (1941, Edward G Robinson, George Raft, Marlene Dietrich, Alan Hale, Frank McHugh, Eve Arden, Ward Bond) – Classic Movie Review 5285

Edward G Robinson and George Raft star as power cable he-men Hank McHenry and Johnny Marshall, who clash over nightclub singer Fay Duval (Marlene Dietrich), in director Raoul Walsh’s rickety, cliché-loaded 1941 film. Dietrich marries […]

Apr, 13

Table 19 ***½ (2017, Anna Kendrick, Lisa Kudrow, Craig Robinson, Tony Revolori, Stephen Merchant, June Squibb, Wyatt Russell) – Movie Review

A good, quirky sitcom situation, a strong, likeable cast and a funny, appealing romantic comedy drama from director Jeffrey Blitz, working from a screenplay by Jay and Mark Duplass. Anna Kendrick stars as Eloise who has been dumped as maid of […]

Apr, 07

Hollow Point ** (1996, Donald Sutherland, John Lithgow, Thomas Ian Griffith, Tia Carrere) – Classic Movie Review 5233

Donald Sutherland is his usual brilliant self as Garret Lawton, a surprisingly principled hitman, in director Sidney J Furie’s otherwise unremarkable 1996 action comedy thriller, which is burdened down with the heavy weight two weak […]

Apr, 02

Babes in Toyland ** (1961, Roy Bolger, Tommy Sands, Annette Funicello, Tommy Kirk, Ed Wynn, Kevin Corcoran, Ann Jillian, Gene Sheldon, Henry Calvin) – Classic Movie Review 5222

Director Jack Donohue’s 1961 Walt Disney Productions family fantasy comedy movie is quite cute, sweet and pleasant enough, and has its moments. But, certainly by comparison, it is a largely ineffectual remake of the 1934 Stan Laurel and Laurel Hardy […]

Mar, 31


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