The Critical List : James Bond
I’ve started a new regular feature on the excellent Eat Sleep Live Film website called The Critical List. The first one looks as the best of Bond:
Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to the Critical List, a quick and handy guide looking at the very best that various genres, series and directors have to offer. To start with, we look at that most English of institutions, the deadly and debonair indestructible super-spy, Royal Navy Commander James Bond.
There have been 22 Bond films to date, with number 23, Skyfall, in production as we speak. While Bond’s adventures are much loved and still exceedingly popular, let’s not kid ourselves, they are not all of the highest quality. For every Dr. No there’s a Moonraker and for every Goldeneye there’s a Tomorrow Never Dies. There is of course a dedicated fan base who lap up every Bond outing with glee and can even suffer through Die Another Day without wincing, for the casual observer though, it pays to be a bit more selective when choosing your Bond viewings.
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