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James Bond rewatch: License to Kill

Rewatching the James Bond films chronologically. For Timothy Dalton fans, 1989’s License to Kill is THE ONE — the serious, edgy Bond that everyone wanted after the jokiness of the Moore years. Is it really as great as the Daltonites … Continue reading

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James Bond rewatch: The Living Daylights

Rewatching the James Bond films chronologically. One of the reasons I’m doing these Bond blogs is to see whether the series holds up as a singular saga instead of just stand-alone films. The other reason I’m doing this is to … Continue reading

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James Bond rewatch: A View to a Kill

Rewatching the James Bond films chronologically. Of all the movies made in 1985, not many scream “1985” more than A View to a Kill. Blond blurb: Bond is investigating a new type of microchip, one that can survive an electromagnetic … Continue reading

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James Bond rewatch: Never Say Never Again

Rewatching the James Bond films chronologically. It’s still 1983, with the second of two Bond movies in theaters that year. Never Say Never Again, although not part of the “official” Bond series, nonetheless brings back Sean Connery as 007. The … Continue reading

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James Bond rewatch: Octopussy

Rewatching the James Bond films chronologically. Just like 1967 gave us two Bond movies, an unofficial one with Casino Royale and official one with You Only Live Twice, the same thing happened in 1983, with two Bonds in one year. … Continue reading

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James Bond rewatch: For Your Eyes Only

Rewatching the James Bond films chronologically. The fans love to grouse about the cheesiness and camp of Moonraker and Octopussy, but in between those two in 1981, we got For Your Eyes Only, a movie that, it seems, the fans … Continue reading

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James Bond rewatch: Moonraker

Rewatching the James Bond films chronologically. Time for 1979’s Moonraker. It’s Bond… in SPAAACE!!! Bond blurb: A space shuttle owned by billionaire Hugo Drax is stolen. Bond investigates, and it’s clear from the beginning that Drax is behind the theft. Bond … Continue reading

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James Bond rewatch: The Spy Who Loved Me

Rewatching the James Bond films chronologically. Now we’re forehead-deep in the 1970s, with 1977’s The Spy Who Loved Me, or, as I like to call it, Car That Turns Into A Submarine. Bond blurb: English and Russian submarines have both … Continue reading

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James Bond rewatch: The Man with the Golden Gun

Rewatching the James Bond films chronologically. Rumor has it that producers wanted a villain who could be Bond’s equal — a true rival. Therefore, the great Christopher Lee joins the party as The Man with the Golden Gun. Bond blurb: Scaramanga … Continue reading

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James Bond rewatch: Live and Let Die

Rewatching the James Bond films chronologically. These posts have been all about seeing how these films work as a single series. With the exception of Goldfinger, which was a stand-alone, all the movies until now more or less followed a … Continue reading

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