Finally, Daniel Craig gets a proper Bond film. From Casino Royale through to the end of Skyfall, it felt like it was a long, drawn-out (but very entertaining) process to rediscover, rebuild and “reboot” Bond. The classic tropes and traditions had … Continue reading Month of Bond: Spectre (2015) Review
This is one of those posts I know will cause arguments. Everyone has their own criteria for what makes a good James Bond (or a bad one) and sometimes it doesn’t even matter how good the films themselves are. I think the … Continue reading Month of Bond: Who is the Best James Bond?
It takes more than just being sexy to be a Bond Girl. It seems just appearing as a female in a Bond film is enough to make you a Bond Girl but for me an effective Bond Girl matches Bond. She … Continue reading Month of Bond: (00)7 Best Bond Girls
Skyfall is a great film but you could argue that isn’t a great Bond film. Casino Royale put the James Bond franchise back on track, Quantum of Solace managed to end that chapter in the Bond series so it should … Continue reading Month of Bond: Skyfall (2012) Re-View
Jason Bourne has a lot to answer for. After the disaster of Die Another Day and the success of the Bourne series, a grittier, realistic and much more story focused version of the spy genre, James Bond would have to respond … Continue reading Month of Bond: Casino Royale (2006) Review
Miss Moneypenny is a strange but welcome character in the Bond films. She isn’t offering any story device at all. She doesn’t give Bond the missions and spell out the exposition like M or give Bond the gadgets and welcome comic … Continue reading Month of Bond: A tribute to Miss Moneypenny
Timothy Dalton was playing Daniel Craig’s version of Bond before Casino Royale. License to Kill could not be more removed from any version of the character we have seen so far. Nothing about the movie is Roger Moore or Sean Connery. … Continue reading Month of Bond: License to Kill (1989) Review