Posts Tagged ‘sean connery’
Virtually forgotten on American shores, "A Bridge Too Far" is perhaps the last of the great World War II epics made.
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.
Two very different British comedians now on the big screen, a crazed clown and Danny Boyle's new minder bender.
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.
Nick Rogers, Joe Shearer and Christopher Lloyd discuss the James Bond cinematic legacy as "Skyfall" lands in theaters.
It's been 50 years since the first Bond film was released. What's in store for the franchise in number 23?
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.
"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.
After the turgid "Thunderball," this stunner rights Bond's ship with imaginative action, impeccable design and flourishes that bury the needle on coolness.
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.
Nick's weekly look back at the James Bond series begins with "Dr. No," comparatively low-key to subsequent films but a fascinating look at Bond before "Bond."
"Finding Forrester" — Gus van Sant's tale of literary inspiration — continues Nick Rogers' daily, alphabetical look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
"Grinch" — which loudly, aggressively defiles Seuss’s source — continues Nick Rogers’ weekly look back at the 52 worst films of 2000-2009.
"Robin and Marian," Richard Lester's 1976 take on the legend of Robin Hood, is a sobering meditation on aging and self-deceit.