Tag Archives: harry saltzman

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

Posted in movie review, movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

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

Posted in movie review, movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

007 – The Sean Connery Years 6: Diamonds Are Forever

Because I’m only focusing on the official Sean Connery Bond movies this month, I’m actually skipping one here. Between You Only Live Twice and Diamonds Are Forever, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service released in 1969. Connery declined to reprise the … Continue reading

Posted in movie review, movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

007 – The Sean Connery Years 3: Goldfinger

1964’s Goldfinger is often referred to as the quintessential Bond movie. Based on the novel of the same name, Goldfinger once again establishes a number of tropes followed in the series ever since. It became the first movie in the … Continue reading

Posted in movie review, movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

007 – The Sean Connery Years 2: From Russia With Love

Just over a year after Dr. No released, the second James Bond movie entered theaters. There’s no way a movie series of this type would pump out movies this quick these days, but back then, the James Bond movies were … Continue reading

Posted in movie review, movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

007 – The Sean Connery Years 1: Dr. No

James Bond is a rather unique series within the movie industry. With 24 entries in the main series and two unofficial entries, no other film franchise has come close to this number of movies. Although the Marvel Cinematic Universe is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments