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…)
The James Bond Rewatch: SKYFALL (2012)
Daniel Craig’s James Bond gets some back story and Judi Dench’s M comes full circle in the stunning Skyfall.
The James Bond Rewatch: QUANTUM OF SOLACE (2008)
If Casino Royale was a love story then Quantum of Solace is a revenge flick, showing a ruthless 007 that’s often more Jason Bourne than James Bond.
The James Bond Rewatch: CASINO ROYALE (2006)
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.
SPECTRE Review: Bond Goes Backwards
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…)
The James Bond Rewatch: DIE ANOTHER DAY (2002)
Two surfing scenes, an ice palace, dodgy effects and a warbling Madonna all add up to this – Pierce Brosnan’s final Bond film.
The James Bond Rewatch: THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH (1999)
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?
The James Bond Rewatch: TOMORROW NEVER DIES (1997)
Brosnan’s back as Bond and it’s… not very good.
The James Bond Rewatch: GOLDENEYE (1995)
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.
The James Bond Rewatch: LICENCE TO KILL (1989)
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.