The most important aspect of any movie franchise is to not lose sight of what makes the series so successful. In the case of Pirates of the Caribbean, it is clearly the character of Jack Sparrow which is brought back to … Continue reading Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017) Review
I’m going to pre-cursor this theory with a simple statement: This is my opinion of the series and not necessarily the intended view. It isn’t an original view, I’d heard it many times before and dismissed it as quickly but as … Continue reading Month of Bond: Why James Bond is a codename and not one man!
The final day of Month of Bond and fittingly I have finally seen them all! So all that is left is to put them in order, from worst to the best. Suitably there is a decent mix of the different Bond’s … Continue reading Month of Bond: Ranking every Bond film!
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
A Bond movie is only as good as it’s villain and 007 has had some brilliant foes. It isn’t always about the plan or scheme but sometimes just the charisma or threat that a Bond Villain poses the spy. In the … Continue reading Month of Bond: (00)7 Best Bond Villains
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
It is a well-stated misconception that Desmond Llewelyn was in every Bond film up to and including The World is Not Enough. It is testament to how much of an impact he makes this once trivial character that he doesn’t actually … Continue reading Month of Bond: A Tribute to Q
The award for stupidest movie title goes too… To be fair though, Octopussy isn’t actually as ridiculous as the terrible title would suggest. It has it’s moments but it isn’t a film about crude double-entendres or the usual gratuitous exploitation … Continue reading Month of Bond: Octopussy (1983) Review
James Bond may be the central character to the whole 007 franchise but there are also many regular contributing characters that make the movies so successful. You can name a clear-cut ” Bond family” and arguably, at the “Head” of this … Continue reading Month of Bond: A Tribute to M
3 of the Best vs 3 of the Worst is exactly what it sounds like – 3 of the best examples of either an actor, film series, genre, etc. versus 3 of the worst. It’s also an opportunity for you … Continue reading Month of Bond: 3 of the Best vs. 3 of the Worst: Bond songs