The remarkably durable James Bond has been on screen for 50 years and thanks in part to the series’ gift for endless re-invention, Bond’s cinematic adventures will likely outlive us all. (more…)
Daniel Craig’s James Bond gets some back story and Judi Dench’s M comes full circle in the stunning Skyfall.
It’s hard to imagine now but the internet was in an uproar when Daniel Craig was cast as the next James Bond over presumptive front runner Clive Owen. At the time a blonde Bond was seen as sacrilege.
James Bond’s latest cinematic outing opens with an unbroken tracking shot through Mexico’s famed Day of The Dead parade, a death’s head 007 weaving through the crowd with lethal menace and purpose. (more…)
Two surfing scenes, an ice palace, dodgy effects and a warbling Madonna all add up to this – Pierce Brosnan’s final Bond film.
What’s more outlandish – another megalomaniac bringing the world to the brink of destruction or asking audiences to believe Denise Richards is a nuclear physicist?
Brosnan’s back as Bond and it’s… not very good.
After a six year hiatus a new Bond (played by an Irishman!) emerges, the first to tackle the shifting politics of the post-Cold War era.
Leaning into Dalton’s darker portrayal and piggybacking on 80’s action movie trends, Licence to Kill may be the most un-Bondlike film yet and is certainly the most violent.