Maybe I give this an easier ride than some being married to a long-suffering teacher who has a decade's worth of nativities behind her, but I like it.
The only real problem I have is that it can't decide whether to be a film for small kids, a Glee-style family film, or a slightly edgy comedy. It's at it's best when it's at it's most realistic. Some of the scenes of Martin Freeman losing it and trying desperately not to…
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…