Diamonds Are Forever gets a bit of hard time from Bond fans.
The truth is however, that it's a brilliantly violent, wryly funny, and exhilarating thriller. Sean Connery is clearly having a great time. He seems comfortable in the role, and he exudes the knowing confidence that HE is James Bond.
Whilst it could be said that Diamonds is a tad silly, it is definitely the right kind of silly, and it seems to have settled on the Bond tone…
"And the award of Best Picture,
Best Actor in a Leading Role,
Best Actor in a Supporting Role,
Best Adapted Screenplay,
at the 86th Academy Awards goes to.... The Wolf of Fucking Wall Street."
That would certainly be the case if I had my say.
I have never felt such love for a shallow and disgusting pantomime.
But then rarely has a movie been so exciting.
A teenage movie director, with the vigour and enthusiasm that youth brings,…
At 98 minutes, this is my dream length of movie. I have said it all my life.
After leaving this screening, and using the facilities, I could quite easily have jumped straight back in to watch the whole movie again. That doesn't happen to me often.
Stoker is phenomenal.
It's as dreamy as it is taught. As beautiful as it is horrific. It's The Tree of Life with A screenplay. An outstanding screenplay at that. It has been said that…