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)”

License to Review #9: The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)

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). There is a tendency amongst the James Bond filmsContinue reading “License to Review #9: The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)”

License to Review #8: Live and Let Die (1973)

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 and which ones aren’t.   After the disaster that was Diamonds Are Forever, Sean ConneryContinue reading “License to Review #8: Live and Let Die (1973)”

License to Review #7: Diamonds Are Forever (1971)

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). With On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, it looked likeContinue reading “License to Review #7: Diamonds Are Forever (1971)”

License to Review #6: On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969)

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). Sean Connery had quit the James Bond franchise followingContinue reading “License to Review #6: On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969)”

Show Me Cinema #11: Under the Sun

One of the biggest names in terms of the Swedish film industry is the British Colin Nutley (he moved here and settled in the 1980s). He and his wife-acting collaborator Helena Bergström (who’s played the lead in every one of his films/tv shows since 1990’s BlackJack) struck gold with their film House of Angels (Änglagård),Continue reading “Show Me Cinema #11: Under the Sun”

License to Review #5: You Only Live Twice (1967)

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). With five years and four films under his belt,Continue reading “License to Review #5: You Only Live Twice (1967)”

License to Review #4: Thunderball (1965)

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). Goldfinger felt like a breath of fresh air inContinue reading “License to Review #4: Thunderball (1965)”