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No Escape

"No Escape" is a clumsy but effective thriller that treats its Asian antagonists as faceless, disposable bogeymen.
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The November Man

"The November Man," like other examples of the Geezer Spy genre, is an exercise in aging Baby Boomer escapist fantasy.

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The November Man

Pierce Brosnan is the latest older actor to tackle the Geezer Spy genre. Though he has a creased, commanding presence, the story is scattershot.

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.


The Bond Legacy

Nick Rogers, Joe Shearer and Christopher Lloyd discuss the James Bond cinematic legacy as "Skyfall" lands in theaters.

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."