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
BOND RETROSPECTIVE 23: SKYFALL
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.
BOND RETROSPECTIVE 22: QUANTUM OF SOLACE
Following the tremendous reboot of Casino Royale, they decided to try something new: a direct sequel. The action packed and stylish QUANTUM OF SOLACE.
BOND RETROSPECTIVE 20: DIE ANOTHER DAY
The 40th anniversary movie is big, bold and over the top. Packed full of homages to the previous films and including THAT car, we have DIE ANOTHER DAY.
BOND RETROSPECTIVE 19: THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH
Brosnan's Bond is brilliant in this adventure with a great cast and some spectacular action. THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH.
BOND RETROSPECTIVE 02: FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE
In my second Bond retrospective, I revisit FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE - arguably one of the best Bond films.
BOND RETROSPECTIVE 01: DR. NO
In the first article, I look briefly at the birth of Bond, and spend a little time detailing how those Bond tropes/stereotypes first appeared.
Bond in his Prime
Movies are rife with them today. Whether it's the Marvel Cinematic Universe, or the Monsterverse, the idea of having your stories connect in some way to make a grander storyline is all the rage. So how about a Bond Universe?
The 2020 Movies
A list of the "top" ten films I managed to see in 2020. And a few that I'm hoping we'll see in 2021... although that's unlikely...
What about the Next James Bond?
After No Time To Die, we'll need a new Bond, but also a new story. Here's one suggestion.