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007 – the Daniel Craig years 1: Casino Royale

I talked a lot about Die Another Day’s failures in my previous post, but there’s one major thing I didn’t mention at the time. While that movie chased early 2000’s action movie trends of being stylish, over the top and … Continue reading

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007 – the Pierce Brosnan years 1: Goldeneye

Pierce Brosnan portrayed the famous British spy around the time I discovered the series, so it’s hard for me not to think of Brosnan as Bond at times. In fact, of the three major steps in my discovery of James … Continue reading

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007 – the Roger Moore years 7: A View To A Kill

It’s kind of hard to properly evaluate the Roger Moore years as James Bond as a whole. For comparison, Sean Connery’s time as James Bond peaked in the middle of his run, from movies 2-4. We’ll get to Pierce Brosnan … Continue reading

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007 – the Roger Moore years 6: Octopussy

This is a weird one, and not just because of this movie’s name. I first saw this movie as a teenager, when I was first discovering Bond. That same summer, one of the few channels we got on our antenna … Continue reading

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007 – the Roger Moore years 5: For Your Eyes Only

Before we begin, this is one of the two remaining Bond movie’s I’ve never seen before. I’I previously watched the first half or so (up to the skiing action scene) years ago on TV, and had virtually no memory of … Continue reading

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007 – the Roger Moore years 3: The Spy Who Loved Me

Unlike Man With The Golden Gun, in which I skipped the production cycle of the movie, there’s so much to talk about with The Spy Who Loved Me’s production that this post will mostly be talking about that. For one, … Continue reading

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007 – the Roger Moore years 1: Live and Let Die

Before we get into today’s movie itself, let me introduce to you a subgenre of movies that became quite popular in the 1970’s. Blaxploitation, a subgenre of exploitation films, came along with the rethinking of race relations at the time. … Continue reading

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007 – in-between movies 3: Licence To Kill

Licence to Kill, the 16th Bond movie in the series, is a unique entry in the James Bond series for more than one reason. For one, it’s the first movie ever to not base its title on one of Ian … Continue reading

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007 – In-Between Movies 2: The Living Daylights

After most of the Roger Moore movies went heavy in the camp direction for the Bond series, The Living Daylights brings the franchise closer to its thriller roots. The story in The Living Daylights involves government hired assassins, deceptions, fake … Continue reading

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007 – In-between movies: On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

I wasn’t sure what else to call this month for my James Bond blogathon. This month I’m working on a major book edit – possibly even two edits if I find the time. As such, I’ll only be looking at … Continue reading

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