Posts Tagged ‘Cold War’
The USSR hockey team is the subject of the documentary "Red Army"

Red Army

A harrowing, sometimes comedic look at politics and nationalism through the prism of a hockey team is equal parts, silly, scary, and spellbinding.

Class of 1994: “The Chase” / “Terminal Velocity”

In an alternate universe somewhere, the real Charlie Sheen is still making ridiculously entertaining action movies ... and earning the credit he deserves.


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.

You Only Live Twenty-Thrice: “The Living Daylights”

It could be argued that without "The Living Daylights," there could have been no "Casino Royale," as Timothy Dalton's debut gave us a tougher, terser 007 first.


You Only Live Twenty-Thrice: “Octopussy”

James Bond is back ... and old. In Roger Moore's second-worst outing, the biggest problem is selling this particular 55-year-old actor as a man of action.

You Only Live Twenty-Thrice: “The Spy Who Loved Me”

In Roger Moore's best Bond outing, 007 shows he still has the ol' razzle-dazzle thanks to jaw-dropping stunts & his most formidable foe, and love interest, yet.


You Only Live Twenty-Thrice: “From Russia with Love”

Mostly bereft of action for 90 minutes and with a smaller-scale villainous plot, "Russia" is far from the biggest Bond. But it is atop the list of the best.

Heroes of the Zeroes: The Good Shepherd

"The Good Shepherd" — the truly great "mob" movie with Matt Damon from 2006 — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.