Posts Tagged ‘Roger Moore’
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The Wild Geese (1978)

An aggressively bad action-adventure film, "The Wild Geese" lionizes the mercenaries who so often played the cinematic heavies.

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.
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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?


You Only Live Twenty-Thrice: “A View to a Kill”

In Roger Moore's last 007 film, the magic that ensnared Nick as a 6-year-old sadly proves the same that made it hard for a past-his-prime actor to let go.

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: “For Your Eyes Only”

After "Moonraker," the franchise had nowhere to go but up. What a surprise to see some vision restored to the series, even if it's sometimes far from 20/20.

You Only Live Twenty-Thrice: “Moonraker”

Of the bad Bond movies, "Moonraker" is truly a stuck-up, half-witted, scruffy-looking nerf herder.


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: “The Man with the Golden Gun”

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.


You Only Live Twenty-Thrice: “Live and Let Die”

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.
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Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore

Kindergartners will finds themselves growing impatient with this dim-bulb distraction of cute critters and shiny things.