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Remembering The Great Roger Moore

The great Roger Moore is the charismatic star who is best known for his 12-year run as James Bond from 1973 to 1985, along with his turn as Simon Templar in the television series The Saint, a show which ran from 1962-1969. Moore was born in London [...]

October 14, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE THOMAS CROWN AFFAIR

John McTiernan – 1999. Remakes are rarely as good the original, but John Mc Tiernan‘s remake of The Thomas Crown Affair certainly surpasses Norman Jewison‘s 1968 original.  This 1999 remake of the Steve McQueen/Faye Dunaway film hits [...]

October 3, 2021

Review: NO TIME TO DIE Is The Boldest Bond Yet

This review contains spoilers for No Time To Die. No Time To Die not only marks the 25th instalment in the James Bond franchise, but it also ends Daniel Craig‘s 15 year tenure as Bond and ensures that Craig’s 007 goes out on an [...]

September 30, 2021

Remembering THE PROFESSIONALS

The Professionals first aired in the UK on ITV between 1977 to 1983. The show was created by Brian Clemons, one of the talents behind the iconic 1960s TV series, The Avengers. Lewis Collins and Martin Shaw are Bodie and Doyle, no-nonsense members [...]

September 27, 2021

No Time To Die: Daniel Craig’s James Bond

In 2005, the Broccoli family decided not to renew Pierce Brosnan’s contract for a fifth film after 2002’s Die Another Day. Controversial choice Daniel Craig was hired to reboot the franchise (along with Goldeneye director Martin Campbell) [...]

September 26, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Ed Zwick’s DEFIANCE

There have been a slew of holocaust dramas over the years which attempt to show the Second World War from different cinematic perspectives. For 2008’s Defiance, director Ed Zwick decided to focus on Jewish refugees fighting for their [...]

September 20, 2021

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