“Quantum of Solace” came out the same year as Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight,” and at the time, I was certain that “Quantum” was the better movie. Now I’m not so sure. “The Dark Knight” stands…
50 Years of James Bond
Though the James Bond franchise thrives on the impression of continuity — one in which a single action hero has implausibly managed to thwart every major terrorist act of the past half century — the…
The longer the Bond franchise runs, the more tired the adventures seem, especially to those who've been keeping track since the beginning.
I owe my love of movies to James Bond. Of all the vices 007 could have instilled in me -- brawling, smoking, womanizing, drinking and reckless driving -- a case of cinephilia really wasn't such a bad…
In so many ways, Pierce Brosnan was born to play James Bond. He brought the poised silhouette, the sophisticated refinement and the good sense to convey both intensity and nonchalance where…
The best of the Brosnan Bond movies, "Tomorrow Never Dies" features one of the only plausible villains in the entire franchise - the other two being "License to Kill's" drug kingpin and "Quantum of…
Pierce Brosnan was the first person to play Bond since Sean Connery with the stature, charisma and magnetism to elevate the role above the material itself.
"License to Kill" is the first Bond movie since "From Russia With Love" (1963) that feels as if it was made for adults.
In a perfect world, Pierce Brosnan would have succeeded Roger Moore as 007 in "The Living Daylights," thereby shaving 25 years off the character's age.
By the time of "A View to a Kill," Roger Moore had overstayed his welcome as Bond. Even the actor was eager to move on, but that didn't stop Broccoli from putting him through the wringer one last…
The behind-the-scenes story of “Never Say Never Again” is nearly as good as any Bond movie, and I hope one day someone makes a movie about it. On the surface, it hinges on the question of authorship…