Genuinely surprised how much I enjoyed this given I despise found footage, Skype and teenagers. But it was that rare thing where a director of a 'techno' thriller not only understands the technology, but how it's used and also how to make a good movie!
It's essentially a low key slasher played out over a computer screen, and while that premise sounds awful, it's so cleverly constructed that you can forgive the occassional logical slips when a film can generate…
Another year, another actor playing James Bond. For the third film in a row, Eon presented us with a different face. Luckily this one stuck.
Roger Moore was a huge international star, thanks to his appearances on TV in Ivanhoe, The Saint and The Persuaders, and had been on Saltzman and Broccoli’s list for a while before the premature cancellation of The Persuaders allowed him to step into the famous tux for the first time.
LALD was, in some ways,…
It sounds so simple, but it is amazing what a good director (and good behind the scenes crew) can bring to a franchise.
Sam Mendes and, especially, Roger Deakins, bring new life into Bond, reinvigorating a series which seriously floundered with Quantum of Solace.
On first viewing, my thoughts were it was the most Fleming-inspired of the whole series. Fleming often put Bond through the ringer in quite painful ways (physically as well as mentally). Here Bond is seemingly killed…