James Bond Retrospective

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James Bond Retrospective: Quantum Of Solace (2008)

After the huge success of Casino Royale, Daniel Craig returned for a second time in the direct sequel Quantum Of Solace.…
By Chris Wright
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James Bond Retrospective: Casino Royale (2006)

James Bond returned to his roots in the 2006 adaptation of the first Ian Fleming novel Casino Royale giving the series a much needed reboot. …
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James Bond Retrospective: Die Another Day (2002)

The twentieth James Bond film Die Another Day would prove to be Pierce Brosnan’s last and with its uncharacteristic over reliance on CGI almost spelled the end for the franchise. …
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James Bond Retrospective: The World Is Not Enough (1999)

In James Bond’s final adventure of the 20th Century, Pierce Brosnan proved The World Is Not Enough for 007. …
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James Bond Retrospective: Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

In the wake of the death of series producer Cubby Broccoli, the pressure was on to make the 18th James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies a fitting tribute. …
By Chris Wright
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James Bond Retrospective: GoldenEye (1995)

After a six year hiatus Bond was back for a post-modern take on the formula and Pierce Brosnan making his debut in the lead role. …
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James Bond Retrospective: Licence To Kill (1989)

In 1989, the 007 series was about to take a darker, more violent turn that almost killed the franchise forever. …
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James Bond Retrospective: The Living Daylights (1987)

After the excesses of the Roger Moore years, a conscious decision was made to take James Bond back his source and what better time than in his 25th year with a new lead actor, Timothy Dalton. …
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James Bond Retrospective: A View To A Kill (1985)

Roger Moore’s seventh appearance as James Bond was also his last as the 57 year old actor decided to hang up his tuxedo following A View To A Kill in 1985. …
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James Bond Retrospective: Octopussy (1983)

In 1983, the 13th James Bond film, Octopussy proved rather unlucky for producer Albert R. Broccoli as rival Bond film Never Say Never Again went into production during the same year setting up a battle of the Bonds at the box-office.…
By Chris Wright