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Spectre (2015) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Spectre (2015) Directed by Sam Mendes. With Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Ralph Fiennes, Monica Bellucci, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris and Andrew Scott.  Under the guidance of Sam Mendes and four screen-writers, Ian Fleming’s James Bond returns for Spectre, the … Continue reading

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Thunderball (1965) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Thunderball (1965) Directed by Terence Young. With Sean Connery, Claudine Auger, Adolfo Celi, Luciana Paluzzi, Bernard Lee, Lois Maxwell and Rik Van Nutter. Original director, Terence Young, returns for this fourth adventure of the resourceful British secret agent, James Bond. … Continue reading

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Goldfinger (1964) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Goldfinger (1964) Directed by Guy Hamilton. With Sean Connery, Gert Frobe, Honor Blackman and Bernard Lee. Guy Hamilton takes the directorial reigns from Terence Young for this third, and perhaps most celebrated James Bond adventure of them all. Pleasingly, Hamilton … Continue reading

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From Russia with Love (1963) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

From Russia with Love (1963) Directed by Terence Young. With Sean Connery, Daniela Bianchi, Bernard Lee, Robert Shaw. After just one year, the creative team behind Dr. No, return with this second secret agent offering, once again starring Sean Connery … Continue reading

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Dr. No (1962) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Dr. No (1962) Directed by Terence Young. With Sean Connery, Ursula Andress, Joseph Wiseman and Bernard Lee. This, the first cinematic outing for resourceful British spy, James Bond, marks the beginning of an enduring love affair, not only between Bond … Continue reading

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Cowboys & Aliens (2011) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Cowboys & Aliens (2011) Directed by Jon Favreau. With Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde and Sam Rockwell. What promises to be a mega-budget, all-star slice of B-movie fun is instead yet another session of Hollywood hoop jumping with a … Continue reading

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