In 1983, Sean Connery returned in an unofficial Bond film to rival Roger Moore's Octopussy. Let's take a look at NEVER SAY NEVER AGAIN.
Connery swaggers back for one final time, in a story which flies from Holland to the gaudy Vegas strip. The very silly but enjoyable DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER.
No Time To Die arrives in September 2021 – so I'm challenging myself to look back at every Bond film before then. This time, let's visit Mr Kiss Kiss Bang Bang…
In my second Bond retrospective, I revisit FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE - arguably one of the best Bond films.
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.
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?
Screen Legend I don't think that it is hyperbole to say that the world of cinema lost an absolute legend today. Sean Connery, best known for his role as James Bond, died at his home in Nassau in the Bahamas. Early Years Thomas Connery was born in Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, Scotland in August 1930 and after … Continue reading Sean Connery 1930-2020
After No Time To Die, we'll need a new Bond, but also a new story. Here's one suggestion.
Unfavourably received, unfairly remembered, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen deserves better. CRAZY ADVENTURE Following successes like Blade and X-Men and the improvements in CGI special effects, this crazy comic book adventure tried to inject some wild verve and stylish visuals to bring a beloved comic book to life. By the time of its release, on set tensions had poisoned relations between … Continue reading Bring Back the League (of Extraordinary Gentlemen)
A look at some of the most recognisable movie posters from the James Bond films starring Sean Connery and George Lazenby.