Finally, even though the review has hampered on and on about how FRWL adheres to the spirit of a spy story, the producers were keenly aware that, following DN’s explosive finale, their second outing had to end on a spectacular note.
Is FRWL is the best Bond film? Who cares. No one will ever agree on that. Sure, people, many of whom are intelligent, well spoken, and film savvy, try their utmost to makes points about what an ‘objectively good’ film consists of, but I’ve always, and probably always will, have trouble buying into that.
This 2nd Hot Topic entry will concentrate on Bond’s behaviour towards some of the women he’s encountered throughout the franchise’s 53+ year history. For the sake of offering readers a manageable experience, consider this Part 1, going from Connery through Moore.
Double 0 Aficionado was in Québec City this past weekend, from Friday September 15th to Sunday September 17th 2017. I can proudly write that it was the blog’s first mission in the field, codename ‘Operation Frontenac’,
In many cases however, supporters of a property tend to expend a certain amount of liquid in order to possess articles, large or small, related to their obsession. By holding something, or in other cases, showing off a possession, one feels more deeply invested in the hobby, so to speak. Welcome, readers, to the world of collecting, 007 style.
Others however, have played a part, be it great or small, in the franchise’s legendary history, yet their importance is either minimized or overlooked entirely. Welcome to the first instalment of Unsung 00 Heroes, the subject of which is Johanna Harwood.
In what will surely prove a long but trilling road to becoming a Double-0 Aficionado, I recently cracked open a book I had purchased at around this time last year, The James Bond Archives: Spectre Edition, published by the fine people at Taschen in late 2015, edited by Paul Duncan.