Don’t say we didn’t warn you. This is our final word on this – at least for a decade.
Tag: James Bond
The Vexed Question Of Authorship
The nature of collaborative work means that the originator might not always be the creator.
The Ugliness Of Modern Publishing
A look at the horrible anonymity of the modern book cover.
Censorship In Ireland: The Public Speak
A VoxPop study of public attitudes towards strict film censorship in 1964.
James Bond’s Blofeld Conundrum
The awkward and annoying disregard for character continuity during Jame Bond’s first period of change.
M Appeal: Diana Rigg’s Mysterious German 8mm Movies
In 1969, the star of The Avengers was appearing in two big-budget movies – but still found time to make a collection of low-budget shorts for the home movie market.
The World’s Greatest Double Bills
A collection of irresistible movie pairings from the glory days of cinema.
The Espionage Era: The Quiller Memorandum
This curious hybrid of Sixties Cold War spy film and old-fashioned Nazi-themed thriller is enjoyable but oddly unsatisfying.
The Spies Who Loved Me: A Visual History Of The Bond Girl
The evolving history of the Bond Girl is a study in glamour, sexploitation and hypocrisy across six decades.
The Espionage Era: The Ipcress File
Continuing our occasional series looking at the post-Bond spy movies that emerged in the 1960s with this classic ‘anti-Bond’ downbeat thriller that spawned its own franchise.
The Espionage Era: Our Man In Marrakesh
Continuing our occasional series looking at the post-Bond spy movies that emerged in the 1960s with a rather odd comedy-thriller from the Harry Alan Towers stable.
Austin Powers – A Man Of His Time
Looking back at the Austin Powers films, a series now almost as out of touch with modern sensibilities as the character himself. But does that matter?