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A Bridge Too Far (1977)

Virtually forgotten on American shores, “A Bridge Too Far” is perhaps the last of the great World War II epics made. Continue reading

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Zardoz (1974)

The 1974 loopy cult classic is known as a stoner flick, but writer/director John Boorman actually has some profound things to say amidst the silliness. Continue reading

British Film Focus

Two very different British comedians now on the big screen, a crazed clown and Danny Boyle’s new minder bender. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

The Bond Legacy

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

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? Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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You Only Live Twenty-Thrice: “Diamonds Are Forever”

“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. Continue reading

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You Only Live Twenty-Thrice: “You Only Live Twice”

After the turgid “Thunderball,” this stunner rights Bond’s ship with imaginative action, impeccable design and flourishes that bury the needle on coolness. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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