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4.5 yaps

You Only Live Twenty-Thrice: “GoldenEye”

Whither James Bond after a six-year hiatus? Back, with far more authority and accomplishment than expected to assert his value in the new world order. Continue reading

2.5 yaps

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

4.5 yaps

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. Continue reading

Heroes of the Zeroes: Thirteen Days

“Thirteen Days” — wringing situational suspense from known historical perspectives — continues Nick Rogers’ daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009. Continue reading