Pussy, Pussy Galore. Who were you expecting?
Part 3 in a 24 part series of secret agent ‘research‘, this is my third 007 film review. If you missed my last, you can read my review of 1963′s From Russia with Love.
Google ‘best bond movie’ and you’ll get a variety of opinions. Purists will tell you From Russia with Love (FRWL) is the superior film. And it’s no doubt in the top five. Contrarians will claim On Her Majesty’s Secret Service deserves consideration. Certainly George Lazenby was a more than serviceable one-time Bond. And the conclusion was a dour and emotional scene that is unparalleled in over twenty films. But we both know it’s Goldfinger don’t we? Of course we do.
Appropriately surrounded of course
Part 2 in a 24 part series of secret agent ‘research‘, this is my second 007 film review. If you missed my first, you can read my review of 1963’s Dr. No here.
Over the holidays my family and I watched From Russia with Love (henceforth FRWL) after a day on the slopes. Movie night has become a tradition on this annual trip and, with the month drawing to a close, I needed to watch my second Bond film to keep pace with my monthly review commitment – all in the name of research mind you. Continue Reading
Original poster for the first Bond film. I have a framed copy in my office.
Part 1 in a 24 part series of secret agent ‘research‘, this is my first 007 film review.
Last night the humoring husband and I watched the first film in what would become a multi-billion dollar franchise, 1962’s Dr. No. As Bond films go, Dr. No ranks somewhere in the bottom of the top third of all films; well ahead of Die Another Day and Moonraker certainly, but behind From Russia with Love and Goldfinger. It wins points for being the first in the series naturally and, of course, for starring Sean Connery. Continue Reading
Who’s up for a Bond marathon?
Last night Dan and I watched Dr. No; the first film in a now 23 part series. As I stated in my post on research and planning, I intend on watching one film a month for the next two years. With the 24th film in pre-production, and due for release on my 43rd birthday (shudder), I’ll be wrapping up this phase of research in two years (this is math I can handle). While this isn’t my only source of intel, it does provide the foundation for what I’m setting out to achieve. It seems only appropriate that I revisit each one; drawing inspiration and fuel for the list. Continue Reading