One of the most interesting aspects of Daniel Craig’s time as James Bond is the push-and-pull it has offered between the traditional and iconoclastic versions of the character. The delicate balancing act has not always been a successful one for… Read More ›
Movie Review: “Knives Out”
In an unusual turn of events, I was able to see Rian Johnson’s “Knives Out” more than once prior to release. There first time through, I was, for a time, slightly disappointed. That disappointment was not in evidence during the… Read More ›
Movie Review: “Logan Lucky”
There is an easy and obvious comparison to be made between the 2001 “Ocean’s Eleven” remake and 2017’s “Logan Lucky.” Both are heist movies. Both offer a blend of serious moments with a lot of humor and some truly clever… Read More ›
007(x3) Weeks of 007 #24 – "Spectre"
“Spectre.” It is what 007(x3) Weeks of 007 has been buildings towards. One James Bond movie a week for 23 weeks. The good, the bad, the ugly. The trends, the changes, the consistencies. The friends, the villains, the henchmen. The… Read More ›
007(x3) Weeks of 007 #23 – "Skyfall"
The time has come on 007(x3) Weeks of 007 for “Skyfall,” the last entry of the rewatch and the second-to-last entry overall. Tonight, I see “Spectre” and the plan is to post that review Thursday (if all goes well). Actually,… Read More ›
007(x3) Weeks of 007 #22 – "Quantum of Solace"
This is it, or almost it, the third to last entry in 007(x3) Weeks of 007, a series that will end next week with two entries, one on “Skyfall” and one on “Spectre.” First though we have to work our… Read More ›
007(x3) Weeks of 007 #21 – "Casino Royale"
And so with this week it begins, the final phase of “007(x3) Weeks of 007.” Today, we get to our last Bond, our current Bond, Daniel Craig. His first film, “Casino Royale,” is the reboot of all reboots in the… Read More ›
007(x3) Weeks of 007 #20 – "Die Another Day"
This week’s 007(x3) Weeks of 007 features Pierce Brosnan’s much maligned final outing as James Bond, “Die Another Day.” And here’s the thing about the movie – it may be the weakest one Brosnan did but if you look at… Read More ›
007(x3) Weeks of 007 Extra – "Spectre" Trailer 2
Welcome to an extra edition of 007(x3) Weeks of 007! I will absolutely have a “Live and Let Die” full discussion later in the week (maybe Friday this week), but as I’m doing this entire thing in lead-up to “Spectre”… Read More ›