Yesterday I highlighted 5 roles which should never be recast. When devising the list, I soon realised that there are a few more too. These roles are slightly different because they aren’t quite as impossible as the last post. There are … Continue reading 5 more roles which should never be recast
In a time when Hollywood are obsessed with remakes, reboots and re-imaginings, it is now becoming the trend to consider recasting roles made famous and iconic by one specific actor. Some roles have managed to survive this, notably James Bond, Batman, … Continue reading 5 Roles which should never be recast
I got nominated for my second Liebster award by Prime Six (thank you very much). The idea is simple; I answer Prime Six’s 11 questions and nominate a bunch of blogs to highlight and bring attention too and then pose 11 … Continue reading My second Liebster Award
So it seems I’m going to do this after all. This isn’t the first nomination I’ve received but usually I’m so backlogged with posts and movies to review that I let these laps until it is embarrassingly far away from the … Continue reading Finally succumbing to The Liebster Award
Quantum of Solace is an example of why you don’t rush movies in a franchise – particularly the Bond franchise. Casino Royale was an effective “reboot” for the character and set the series on a more serous, gritty and Jason Bourne … Continue reading Month of Bond: Quantum of Solace (2008) Review
While Superheroes and Science Fiction may take the attention of most people in 2015, spy movies are slowly creeping under the radar, with not one or two but at least five movies concerning secret agents, gadgets, girls and exotic locations making their way to the big … Continue reading 2015 – The Year of the Spy movie!
Die Hard 5 was not a Die Hard film. There are loads of reasons for this but the one that stuck out the most for me, particularly in Die Hard 5, was the lack of John McClane. I’m not a … Continue reading How I would improve Die Hard 5
Forget Bond, Bourne and Hunt – the only true spy on film is Smiley, George Smiley. I don’t know the last time I watched a spy film that had very little action, no explosions, hardly any gunfire and a distinct … Continue reading Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (2011) Review