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Movie Review — Skyfall

November 12, 2012

The 23rd James Bond film, Skyfall, hit theaters this weekend.  While I’m not a superfan of the entire franchise, I do generally like Bond films.  I also like Daniel Craig as the latest Bond — more gritty and fierce.  Here’s the trailer: Spoiler free If you liked the recent Bond films, Casino Royale and Quantum [...]

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Director Irwin Kershner Dies at 87

November 29, 2010

The man who directed my favorite Star Wars movie, Irwin Kershner, died today at the age of 87.  Kershner was also known for directing Never Say Never Again, the last Connery-Bond film, the “Amazing Stories” TV series, along with many others. But, it is 1980s’ The Empire Strikes Back that makes Kershner something special.  Star [...]

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Movie Review: Quantum of Solace

November 18, 2008

I have a renewed faith in the Bond franchise with the second consecutive stellar movie with Daniel Craig reprising his role as James Bond.  Casino Royale (2006) was the best Bond movie I’d seen in a long time — Bond was real, gritty, unrefined, shadowy.  I guess (as a dude) the whole Roger Moore/Pierce Brosnan suave 007 [...]

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