Post Tagged with: "James Bond"

Spectre review – does it live up to Skyfall?

November 2, 2015 9:00 am0 comments
Spectre review – does it live up to Skyfall?

Directed by Sam Mendes Starring Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Ralph Fiennes, Léa Seydoux, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw, Dave Baustista, Rory Kinnear, Andrew Scott and Monica Bellucci. { This review contains minor spoilers } Daniel Craig’s era as James Bond has been relatively strong thus far. Both Casino Royale and Skyfall […]

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10 Most Iconic Movie Weapons

January 14, 2014 3:29 pm2 comments
10 Most Iconic Movie Weapons

We can all think of some brilliant scenes in our favourite movies that include a shoot out, a duel, a battle or a fight. And more often than not, weapons are involved. Sure, any old Michael Bay movie features an array of M16s, and you’ll probably find a Tommy Gun […]

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3 Films That Get More Abuse Than They Deserve

January 4, 2013 12:00 pm1 comment
3 Films That Get More Abuse Than They Deserve

Everyone thinks they are a movie critic. In all honesty, I’m guiltier than most. But every now and again, people jump on a poor movie and rip so many holes in it, that the good points about that film get lost. Below, I shall defend three movies that, in my opinion, have […]

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3 Film Characters (of 2012) Who Failed at their Jobs

December 27, 2012 1:00 pm1 comment
3 Film Characters (of 2012) Who Failed at their Jobs

Often in films we are given characters that the writers make out to be ‘cool’. They are often given a typical ‘cool’ career (cop, ninja) and we are left expecting them to evolve into a tough hero or villain. Sometimes, they never do. Here are three examples of characters who […]

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3 Female Stereotypes (And Why Writers Use Them)

December 16, 2012 1:00 pm0 comments
3 Female Stereotypes (And Why Writers Use Them)

Those who keep up to date with my articles will know that one of my main interests in cinema is the lack of good roles for women. However, rather than spending another article complaining about the alphabet of female stereotypes, I thought I would delve into the three most common […]

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The 3 Most Well-Directed Movie Deaths of 2012

November 23, 2012 10:41 am1 comment
The 3 Most Well-Directed Movie Deaths of 2012

If you haven’t already guessed from the title: SPOILERS! Got it? OK, I’ll begin. Picking the three most well-directed deaths for this article was harder than I thought. There have been several heartfelt deaths (Agent Phil Coulson from Avengers Assemble), mind-blowing deaths (Jesse getting turned inside out by the Rainmaker […]

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Bond: Villain?

November 17, 2012 6:00 pm0 comments
Bond: Villain?

It has certainly been a golden year for Bond. Sam Mendes’ ‘Skyfall’, released to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Ian Fleming’s 007 series, has not only become the biggest film of 2012 at the UK box office with profits of over £57m, but is also officially the UK’s highest grossing […]

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10 things you didn’t know about 007!

November 13, 2012 8:00 pm0 comments
10 things you didn’t know about 007!

10 things you didn’t know about 007! Think British institutions and stereotypes. Royalty, world wars, cricket, mini coopers, fish ‘n’ chips, rain and grey skies. Any more? Some are dated and stuck in the past, some are untrue and some are generally just a little boring. However, this truly British institution can […]

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