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[Film Review & Recap] Spectre

Here you have it, almost 5000 words on Spectre that looks at the film’s plot, its shortcomings, and my expectations for the film. All of the photographs in this monster baby of a post come from antovolk‘s trailer screencaps on flickr … Continue reading

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Bond Girl: GoldenEye

This week’s Bond Girl post is about my favorite Bond film in Pierce Brosnan’s run: GoldenEye. Here’s an excerpt: Alec Trevelyan betrays Bond (and MI6) while his own feelings of betrayal drive him. Of course. He has the requisite tragic backstory … Continue reading

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A few of my favorite Bonds

Trying to choose your favorite James Bond actor is like trying to pick your favorite child or your favorite book.

Too many options.

Too many chances to get the whole thing wrong.

It’s not as if the fate of the world hinges on that decision or as if there’s any way to be wrong, but still, when it comes time to pick that one top Bond, I stall. Continue reading

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007: Spectre Trailer + Reaction

I can’t stop making all of the high-pitched screaming sounds. Not this time.

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Bond Girl: Octopussy

This week’s Bond Girl post is about the awkwardly-named Octopussy.  Here’s an excerpt: I love how take-charge Octopussy is in this. She’s powerful in this film, her gang of smugglers immense enough to fill an entire palace. I think that … Continue reading

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Ranking Bond: Sean Connery

Content Warnings For: racism, sexism, sexual assault as “seduction”, implied violence against women

Sean Connery was in six of twenty three official James Bond films and originated the role. Charming and often brutish, he exemplified Fleming’s superspy and made it hard for any other Bond actor to measure up. Over the past two months, I’ve had a lot of time to get reacquainted with Sean Connery’s Bond. There’ve been movies that I loved and movies that I hated and what better way to get the point across is there than to use a list.

This was super hard because there weren’t any of his movies that I outright hated. Most of his movies were good aside from a few things that pissed me off and so I’ve had one hell of a hard time putting them in order.

So here’s my ranking for Sean Connery’s Bond movies with a focus on the good, the bad, and the moments that made me go “what the heck is going on here”. Continue reading

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Bond Girl: Diamonds Are Forever

Hey it’s Monday night and that means my next Bond Girl piece has gone up on TheMarySue!

If you like James Bond, my grouching about media, or the chance to revisit old-school film franchises, consider checking out this week’s review where I try to send Sean Connery off in the best way.

Check out an excerpt at the link and feel free to head on over to TheMarySue for the full piece! Continue reading

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