james bond

Notebook Reviews: LIVE AND LET DIE

Guy Hamilton – 1973 Live And Let Die is one of the best James Bond movies – and certainly the best (and first) of Roger Moore‘s run as Ian Fleming’s super spy. The story is a blast (if a little dated) and the set pieces make [...]

September 28, 2020

Notebook Reviews: THE TAILOR OF PANAMA

John Boorman – 2001 John Boorman’s The Tailor of Panama is a fantastic black-comedy thriller which is based on the novel John le Carré. They don’t make enough films with this type of energy. Geoffrey Rush is great at the titular [...]

September 24, 2020

Look After Mr. Bond. See That Some Harm Comes To Him.

Michael Lonsdale, who played the James Bond villain Hugo Drax opposite Roger Moore in Moonraker has died at the age of 89. The well regarded actor worked with auteurs such as François Truffaut, Jacques Rivette and Alain Resnais. Lonsdale also had [...]

September 22, 2020

Check Out This New NO TIME TO DIE Poster

In an alternate reality we’d have already seen No Time to Die by now. The film was supposed to make its debut in March, but it was pulled from the schedule when the COVID-19 pandemic started to take ahold of the globe.  The Cary [...]

September 2, 2020

Uncovering Curiosities: Caradog W. James’ THE MACHINE

Low budget science fiction films are able to play with bigger themes than their larger budget counterparts. They don’t have to worry about appealing to a mass audience in order to recoup their cost, meaning that they can play a little fast and [...]

August 31, 2020

Promo Image Shows THE WILD GEESE Preparing For Action

Director Andrew V. McLaglen’s 1978 actioner, The Wild Geese kicks-off with James Bond-esqe titles (courtesy of Maurice Binder) and the musical stylings of Joan Armatrading’s Flight of the Wild Geese. Starring Richard Burton, Roger Moore, [...]

August 17, 2020

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