Posts Tagged ‘007’

The Little Things That Make James Bond Seem Suave

007 is a badass, to be sure. But what makes him so darn suave?

ReelBob: Spectre

"Spectre" advances the James Bond franchise, while also planting a foot firmly in the past.

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WE’RE HAVING A LAST MINUTE MOVIE PASS GIVEAWAY FOR SPECTRE! The screening is Tomorrow November 4th at 7pm! Want passes? Go to ***WHILE SUPPPLIES LAST Synopsis: In SPECTRE, a cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service […]

Nick’s 25 Best, 5 Worst and More of 2012

French actor. British spies. U.S. presidents. German dentist. Alaskan wolves. Indonesian thugs. Japanese chefs. Bengal tigers. It's Nick's best & worst of 2012.

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British Film Focus

Bond, Bilbo, breakthrough Irish comedians and a bold choice for "Les Miserables" highlight Zoe's look at cinema from across the pond.

You Only Live Twenty-Thrice: Unofficial Bonds and Official Rankings

Nick's weekly recap of the Bond films ends with the unofficial 007 movies and rankings of Bond's official lovers, villains, songs and movies, including Skyfall.



Blending the scope and fury of Daniel Craig's Bond with the intimacy of the stage, "Skyfall" cohesively reshuffles the 007 deck both with a tipped cap to tradition and a clear eye on what's next.

You Only Live Twenty-Thrice: “Quantum of Solace”

Often to the detriment of what makes Bond Bond, "Quantum" doesn't slow down for much. But when it does, it does so for the right reasons.


You Only Live Twenty-Thrice: “Casino Royale” (2006)

By the end of this grand, bold reinvention, we know the soul, the complexity and the exciting potential in Craig’s characterization of Bond going forward.

You Only Live Twenty-Thrice: “Die Another Day”

A rocket ride that tests the threshold of craziness and coherence, emerges a top-10 Bond and is the likely swan song of gadget-driven, gee-whiz, what-if 007s.


You Only Live Twenty-Thrice: “The World is Not Enough”

With a bait-and-switch on a badass villain, an obvious central twist and whatever it is that Denise Richards is doing, this is the second-worst Bond film ever.

You Only Live Twenty-Thrice: “Tomorrow Never Dies”

In his continuing retrospective of all the official James Bond films, Nick Rogers looks into the future with "Tomorrow Never Dies."


You Only Live Twenty-Thrice: “GoldenEye”

Whither James Bond after a six-year hiatus? Back, with far more authority and accomplishment than expected to assert his value in the new world order.
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Expectations for Skyfall

It's been 50 years since the first Bond film was released. What's in store for the franchise in number 23?