NO TIME TO DIE was released in the UK in September 2021. The final movie in Daniel Craig's self-contained Bond sequence proved controversial for some. I loved it. Here's why.
The latest Bond film has been a long time coming. But was it worth the wait? My NON-SPOILER review of NO TIME TO DIE.
In the long build-up to the release of No Time To Die, I’ve been looking back at all of the James Bond films in their nearly 60-year history. This time, it's the film that followed Skyfall, where shadows from Bond's past reappear. Spoilers ahead... GUNBARREL The film starts with the gunbarrel - the first time … Continue reading BOND RETROSPECTIVE 24: SPECTRE
A slick, beautiful looking adventure for Bond, which brought us a great villain, a sad ending and a return to the Bond we first met in 1962. The incredibly successful SKYFALL.
Following the tremendous reboot of Casino Royale, they decided to try something new: a direct sequel. The action packed and stylish QUANTUM OF SOLACE.
The Blond Bond arrives. After a troubled few years the movies returned. With a reboot. A risky adventure in more ways than one, but an absolute triumph. CASINO ROYALE.
While we wait for No Time To Die, I wondered if you could select a handful of Bond movies to create a self contained story - which would you choose?
After No Time To Die, we'll need a new Bond, but also a new story. Here's one suggestion.
A couple of years ago I was the first guest on podcast The Buzzword, talking about theatre, education and more. The first interview took place shortly before HalfWits production of The Odd Couple in 2017. I directed this production, with a cast including The Buzzword presenter Aaron Pennie I was again delighted to be contacted … Continue reading Return to The Buzzword