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Bond Blog: On Her Majesty’s Secret Service – A James Bond Retrospective

Posted by on Jul 1, 2021 in action, All, drama, Film, Reviews, thriller | 0 comments

The first non-Connery Bond is a paradox. A film that wants to be its own thing is also by far the most self-referential and nostalgic. The...

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Bond Blog: You Only Live Twice – A James Bond Retrospective

Posted by on Jun 9, 2021 in action, All, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews, thriller | 0 comments

It’s been only five years since Sean Connery debuted as 007 in Dr. No but in his fifth outing You Only Live Twice the scale of the...

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Bond Blog: Thunderball – A James Bond Retrospective

Posted by on May 25, 2021 in action, All, drama, Film, Reviews, thriller | 0 comments

Originally planned as the first James Bond movie, a long-lasting legal dispute pushed Thunderball back to become the fourth entry in the...

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Stanley KuBLOG: Eyes Wide Shut – A Stanley Kubrick Retrospective

Posted by on Nov 13, 2020 in All, comedy, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews, romance, thriller | 0 comments

Eyes Wide Shut opened at the Venice Film Festival and was the last film I saw in England before I moved to Italy in 1999. I saw it again...

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Bond Blog: Goldfinger – A James Bond Retrospective

Posted by on Sep 17, 2020 in action, All, Books, comedy, drama, Film, Reviews, thriller | 0 comments

Goldfinger is the quintessential James Bond movie. Dr No and From Russia with Love were feeling their way into a new genre, but the third...

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Stanley KuBLOG: Full Metal Jacket – A Stanley Kubrick Retrospective

Posted by on Jul 29, 2020 in action, All, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews, thriller, war | 0 comments

Full Metal Jacket has the dubious honour of being the first 18 certificate film I saw at the cinema. I was fifteen years old and already a...

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Stanley KuBLOG: The Shining – A Stanley Kubrick Retrospective

Posted by on Jun 26, 2020 in All, Books, drama, Film, Headline, horror, Reviews, thriller | 0 comments

Approaching The Shining is daunting. Of all Kubrick’s films, it is the most discussed. 2001 and Dr Strangelove, discussion feels...

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Stanley KuBLOG: Barry Lyndon – A Stanley Kubrick Retrospective

Posted by on May 1, 2020 in All, comedy, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews | 0 comments

Barry Lyndon is Stanley Kubrick’s tenth feature film. It came after a series of magnificent successes capped by the trauma of A...

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Stanley KuBLOG: A Clockwork Orange – A Stanley Kubrick Retrospective

Posted by on Mar 26, 2020 in All, Books, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews, sci-fi, thriller | 0 comments

A Clockwork Orange is what happens when a master filmmaker decides to deliberately make an ugly film. Following the ecstatic star journey...

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Stanley KuBLOG – 2001: A Space Odyssey – A Stanley Kubrick Retrospective

Posted by on Mar 16, 2020 in All, Books, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews, sci-fi, thriller | 0 comments

I have a relationship with 2001: a Space Odyssey. It was the first film I really booked on TV to see. As a kid, I was going to my uncle...

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