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  • The Man with the Golden Gun

    The Man with the Golden Gun

    ★★★½

    Geoff T's James Bond-a-Thon #9
    The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)

    Roger Moore's second outing of Bond tends to get regarded as one of the weaker instalments in the series. Despite that though, I still think it's an enjoyable enough follow-up to Live and Let Die, continuing much of the campiness and surrealism it's predecessor had, while also having solid cast of characters and exotic location-use.

    Scaramanga (played by the late great Christopher Lee) is a widely renowned golden-pistol…

  • Live and Let Die

    Live and Let Die

    ★★★★

    Geoff T's James Bond-a-Thon #8
    Live and Let Die (1973)

    With Sean Connery finally gone, it was time for Broccoli and Saltzman to seek out yet another actor to continue on the role. Chosen was the late great Roger Moore, then known for his role on the spy thriller TV series 'The Saint'. And so began a more campy and light-hearted era of Bond, that was already kickstarted with the last film. Guy Hamilton once again returns to direct, this…

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  • The Thing

    The Thing

    ★★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Geoff T’s 2015 Hoop-Tober 2.0 Challenge
    Killer Alien Double Bill #2

    "Somebody in this camp ain't what he appears to be. Right now that may be one or two of us. By spring, it could be all of us."

    Yeah, I'll always have a soft spot for this one. The Thing stands as one of my all-time favourite sci-fi/horror films. Hell, I'd even consider it the best thing that John Carpenter ever did. Everything from the grotesque special effects, the…

  • Batman & Robin

    Batman & Robin

    ★★

    Me and my mates decided to take a shot every time Mr. Freeze dropped an ice-related pun.

    It didn't end well.