Tag Archives: Sean Connery

Analyzing Films and their directors: Michael Bay’s THE ROCK

In this series, I analyze a film and the filmmaker behind it, from how the film is reflection of their style, to how it relates to the rest of their filmography, and finally just talking about why the film is … Continue reading

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THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER: a retrospective

The Hunt for Red October (1990) has an amusing backstory: originally a Cold War story, then seemingly out of date, until it was re-positioned as an historical piece, even if only set ten years prior. The original actor for the … Continue reading

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Bond 51: Connery returned in “Never Say Never Again”

1983’s Never Say Never Again is one of two non-EON Bond pictures, the other being 1967’s Casino Royale, and the only one that challenged EON toe-to-toe. Their secret weapon: Sean Connery, who returned to the role after a 14 year … Continue reading

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A True Bond Celebration

In light of the inability of the Academy Awards to provide a proper celebration for the 50th anniversary of James Bond in film, I have decided to compensate, in writing, for the Academy’s gross failure. The Bond franchise has been … Continue reading

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Bond 50: Best and Worse

The Bond franchise has had its ups and downs, and before I do the big list, which is forth coming I assure you, I wanted to review my favorites on smaller aspects of the films. These are in no particular … Continue reading

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