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Ian’s Bond Education: Part 6

February 2, 2017

Tomorrow Never Dies Now for what may be the most generic of all the Bond movie titles… Tomorrow Never Dies opens well, as Bond has to fly a nuclear missile out of a terrorist mountain camp before the whole place explodes.  it injects adrenaline into the movie as it is meant to.  I also liked […]

Ian’s Bond Education: Part 5

July 9, 2016

The Living Daylights I’ve made it to the Dalton era!  I must say I like Timothy Dalton as Bond a lot more than Roger Moore.  He’s less smarmy than Moore was.  He’s more suave, though I have to say he does lack some charisma.  I guess that’s why he only lasted two films? Living Daylights […]

Ian’s Bond Education: Part 4

December 19, 2015

For Your Eyes Only So as I get further along in my Bond viewing, it feels like the original charm of the early 60’s films is gradually seeping out of this franchise.  The 70s saw the films turn more repetitive, less interesting, and much cheesier, and the 80s doesn’t seem to be reversing that trend […]

Ian’s Bond Education: Part 3

August 19, 2015

The Man with the Golden Gun I was a little worried that I was gonna hate every Roger Moore film, but I didn’t hate this one.  I kind of liked the simple story of Bond vs. a hit-man idea.  It felt scaled back in a good way.  Though there was some ridiculous parts, like the […]

Ian’s Bond Education: Part 2

January 28, 2015

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service On Her Majesty’s Secret Service is a Bond film with a lot of strengths, undercut slightly by some really slow and monotonous down periods. But lets talk about the strengths. The down periods there’s not really much to say except that the movie was about 20 minutes too long and […]

Ian’s Bond Education: Part 1

January 12, 2015

I have a confession to make: I’m not a Bond fan.  I’m not anti-Bond either mind you, its just that I never grew up watching them and I’m not as well acquainted with the series as many other film fans.  So I’ve decided to change that. My history of Bond is seeing Goldeneye back in […]