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The Bond Movie Series: Spectre

Success isn’t always a good thing. For the Bond franchise in particular, the massive critical and commercial success of Skyfall created enormous pressure. I even called Skyfall the best Bond movie of all … Continue reading

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Book Review: Diamonds Are Forever, by Ian Fleming

“Death is forever. But so are diamonds.” You may recall from my last review that Moonraker turned out to be a terrific little book that was adapted into a seriously terrible … Continue reading

February 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

James Bond in Moonraker: Book vs. Movie

Here we have quite an interesting juxtaposition: Moonraker is the worst Bond movie ever made in my opinion, but it’s probably my favorite of the books by Ian Fleming (so … Continue reading

February 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Book Review: Moonraker, by Ian Fleming

“’They want us dead,’ said Bond calmly. ‘So we have to stay alive.’” The film adaptation of Moonraker is legendary for being awful. I called it the worst Bond movie ever, … Continue reading

February 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

James Bond in Live and Let Die: Book vs. Movie

The movie version of Live and Let Die was used to introduce a new actor, Roger Moore, playing 007, but on the page it was pretty much just another adventure. Unlike Casino Royale, … Continue reading

January 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Book Review: Live and Let Die, by Ian Fleming

“In my job … when I come up against a man like this one, I have another motto. It’s ‘live and let die.’” Now that we’ve been introduced to the … Continue reading

January 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Every James Bond Movie Listed and Ranked

Not all Bond movies are created equal. Some are better than others. There are iconic successes and legendary messes. Still, the Bond franchise has become the most enduring film series … Continue reading

January 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Book Review: Casino Royale, by Ian Fleming

“History is moving pretty quickly these days and the heroes and villains keep on changing parts.” Although it was the 21st movie in the series of Bond films, Casino Royale … Continue reading

January 27, 2016 · Leave a comment
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