License to Review #16: License to Kill (1989)

James Bond will return to cinemas this November with his twenty-fifth adventure, No Time to Die. In preparation, David Alkhed will take a look at all the previous entries in the franchise and see which ones are deserving of praise (shaken) and which ones aren’t (stirred). One of the toughest things I can imagine forContinue reading “License to Review #16: License to Kill (1989)”

License to Review #15: The Living Daylights (1987)

James Bond will return to cinemas this November with his twenty-fifth adventure, No Time to Die. In preparation, David Alkhed will take a look at all the previous entries in the franchise and see which ones are deserving of praise (shaken) and which ones aren’t (stirred). After A View to a Kill, Roger Moore finallyContinue reading “License to Review #15: The Living Daylights (1987)”

License to Review #15: A View to a Kill (1985)

James Bond will return to cinemas this November with his twenty-fifth adventure, No Time to Die. In preparation, David Alkhed will take a look at all the previous entries in the franchise and see which ones are deserving of praise (shaken) and which ones aren’t (stirred). I’ve gone into many of the James Bond films,Continue reading “License to Review #15: A View to a Kill (1985)”

Show Me Cinema #12: A Swedish Love Story

In my column for Bo Widerberg’s Ådalen 31, I mentioned that that film’s assistant director was none other than a young Roy Andersson. And I think it’s fair to say that Andersson is without a doubt one of the most internationally acclaimed Swedish directors today, and perhaps of all time which may not say muchContinue reading “Show Me Cinema #12: A Swedish Love Story”

License to Review – Special Edition: Never Say Never Again (1983)

James Bond will return to cinemas this November with his twenty-fifth adventure, No Time to Die. In preparation, David Alkhed will take a look at all the previous entries in the franchise and see which ones are deserving of praise (shaken) and which ones aren’t (stirred). After Diamonds Are Forever, Sean Connery reportedly said “neverContinue reading “License to Review – Special Edition: Never Say Never Again (1983)”

License to Review #13: Octopussy (1983)

James Bond will return to cinemas this November with his twenty-fifth adventure, No Time to Die. In preparation, David Alkhed will take a look at all the previous entries in the franchise and see which ones are deserving of praise (shaken) and which ones aren’t (stirred). Before you embark on reading this review of Octopussy,Continue reading “License to Review #13: Octopussy (1983)”

License to Review #12: For Your Eyes Only (1981)

James Bond will return to cinemas this November with his twenty-fifth adventure, No Time to Die. In preparation, David Alkhed will take a look at all the previous entries in the franchise and see which ones are deserving of praise (shaken) and which ones aren’t (stirred). “It filled me with wonder, because of its cinematographicContinue reading “License to Review #12: For Your Eyes Only (1981)”

License to Review #11: Moonraker (1979)

James Bond will return to cinemas this November with his twenty-fifth adventure, No Time to Die. In preparation, David Alkhed will take a look at all the previous entries in the franchise and see which ones are deserving of praise (shaken) and which ones aren’t (stirred). Despite my enthusiastic response to The Spy Who LovedContinue reading “License to Review #11: Moonraker (1979)”

License to Review #10: The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

James Bond will return to cinemas this November with his twenty-fifth adventure, No Time to Die. In preparation, David Alkhed will take a look at all the previous entries in the franchise and see which ones are deserving of praise (shaken) and which ones aren’t (stirred). The Roger Moore era of Bond was the oneContinue reading “License to Review #10: The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)”