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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.
Save sexual impulses, Roger Moore never showed 007's human side. But he comes closest in what's otherwise a mediocre romp with a wonderfully malevolent villain.
Roger Moore would have higher highs and lower lows. Still, "Live and Let Die" is a fine introduction to a 007 more prone to crack wise than crack heads.
"Diamonds" is less about Sean Connery's grand finale and more about James Bond's birth into the free-spirited 1970s. Fitfully amusing, but still small-time.
Neither unsung masterpiece nor unmitigated disaster, George Lazenby's lone Bond outing is half terrible, half tremendous and awkward all the way to the end.
After the turgid "Thunderball," this stunner rights Bond's ship with imaginative action, impeccable design and flourishes that bury the needle on coolness.
"Goldfinger" kills off some parts of 007 we've come to know so that others could live for most of the next 40 years ... just the way America likes it.
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.