Adam

I don't write the rules, I just ride the waves.

Favorite films

  • On Her Majesty's Secret Service
  • Casino Royale
  • Goldfinger
  • GoldenEye

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  • The Last Duel

    ★★★★

  • No Time to Die

    ★★

  • Witchfinder General

    ★★★

  • A Bay of Blood

    ★★★

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  • On Her Majesty's Secret Service

    On Her Majesty's Secret Service

    ★★★★★

    One of the finest entires to the franchise.

    A risky endeavour from Eon Productions casting the unknown Lazenby as bond and having editor Peter Hunt make his directional debut, a solid one at that.  With the roles reversed and The Countess, Diana Riggs outshining the bond himself with her own character arc.

    The outcome is a unique bond adaptation that sets itself apart from the rest films in the franchise going into uncharted territory for agent 007, one that continues to impress with its cinematography, niveous action set pieces and character drama on every watch.

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  • The Last Duel

    The Last Duel

    ★★★★

    Ridley Scott knocks it out of the park once again. One to be appreciated on the big screen, reminded me a lot of “The Duelists”, one of his masterpieces. 
    Gripping as ever and never quite letting go in how Scott masterfully presents this somewhat jovial, and at times downright ridiculous writing from Ben and Matt (which I feared, but also expected).
    Matt Damon with the goofy mullet, just reminded me of Theo Von (can’t be unseen), and good ‘ol Adam…

  • No Time to Die

    No Time to Die

    ★★

    Fairly enjoyable. Fairly.

    Sad that all the witty charm and espionage is starting to wear off from all these franchises. Feels like just one big action sequence after the other.

    All these characters they’ve tried to get me to care for, doesn’t work anymore.
    Bonds never really been something that you should be invested in story wise, this franchise has always worked better as standalone episodes where 007s just having fun and directing around his sheer charisma is what runs the box office.

    Doubt it will ever be the same again. Thank you Craig.

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  • Zack Snyder's Justice League

    Zack Snyder's Justice League

    ★★★★★

    FOR AUTUMN
    Family is past, family is future, family is power, family is will, family is everything.
    I live for moments like this, when you work for your art and people support your cause, a rare moment for any medium. I would like to believe that going forward this franchise does capitalise on what it is setting up for the future, ideally surpassing it's competition. Only way I see them doing that is by not taking anything from marvel at…

  • Japan Sinks: 2020

    Japan Sinks: 2020

    What an utter waste of time. Started off well, fucking shot itself in the foot after episode 3.