Banter: James Bond themes Ranked

Now firstly, I am no expert in music theory, and I don’t have an ear for picking up on talented performances in music. But I do love the Bond themes, and I have immense respect for the franchise maintaining this tradition in each and every film. In some ways, I look as forward to the…

Review: Spectre

After the colossal success of Skyfall director Sam Mendes and Daniel Craig return to bring Bond’s origin story to completion. It… is a bumpy ride. Bond is on the ropes once again at the MI6, M has him grounded after he causes chaos in Mexico City while hunting down a man the previous M had…

Review: Kingsman – Secret Service

Matthew Vaughn continues his comic book adaptations after Kick Ass and X-Men: First Classwith this bloodied, tongue-in-cheek British spy action movie. A smart British youth who has found himself in hard times after the death of his father, but when an agent of a secret organisation requests he join the service he, and the other…

Review: Skyfall

Skyfall marks a defining moment in the franchise, a make or break decision to scale things down, tighten the characters and their histories, to become more the thinking man’s Bond. The film does not break in the attempt. We find Bond on assignment and liberated from the rage that had once consumed him; he is…

Review: James Bond (No.21 – No.22)

That’s right, with Skyfall releasing later this year I am opting to give you my thoughts on all of the Bond films! There’s twenty-two films, and when I started this challenge there were twenty-two weeks before Skyfall, sounds good to me! I grew up in the six year drought of Bond films, between the Dalton and Brosnen Eras,…

Saga Review: James Bond (No.15 – No.16)

That’s right, with Skyfall releasing later this year I am opting to give you my thoughts on all of the Bond films! There’s twenty-two films, and when I started this challenge there were twenty-two weeks before Skyfall, sounds good to me! I grew up in the six year drought of Bond films, between the Dalton and Brosnen Eras,…

Saga Review: James Bond (No.8 – No.14)

That’s right, with Skyfall releasing later this year I am opting to give you my thoughts on all of the Bond films! There’s twenty-two films, and when I started this challenge there were twenty-two weeks before Skyfall, sounds good to me! I grew up in the six year drought of Bond films, between the Dalton and Brosnen Eras,…

Saga Review: James Bond (No.6 – No.7)

That’s right, with Skyfall releasing later this year I am opting to give you my thoughts on all of the Bond films! There’s twenty-two films, and when I started this challenge there were twenty-two weeks before Skyfall, sounds good to me! I grew up in the six year drought of Bond films, between the Dalton and Brosnen Eras,…

Saga Review: James Bond (No.1 – No.5)

That’s right, with Skyfall releasing later this year I am opting to give you my thoughts on all of the Bond films! There’s twenty-two films, and when I started this challenge there were twenty-two weeks before Skyfall, sounds good to me! I grew up in the six year drought of Bond films, between the Dalton…