I am going to present you two stacks of DVDs (no Blu-ray disks mixed in). You are going on a trip and these are the only entertainment you will have. No TV, cable or internet. Which one would you choose? No trading between stacks. Stack 1 Roman Holiday (1953) – Reporter Gregory Peck and Princess … More DVDs: Which Stack?
Robert Shaw was an incredible actor. For film fans, there are about five or six key films associated with him. He is a bit like Richard Burton as an actor, remembered for being a tremendous stage actor, a few really good film roles, but unfortunately a lot of schlock. Shaw logged many stage roles in … More Robert Shaw Remembered
On a rainy day or when you’re not feeling yourself, curling up with a movie is good company. Is it Love Story or The Dirty Dozen? In Sleepless in Seattle, there is actually a scene about guy movies, as a response to An Affair to Remember, which is pivotal to the plot of Sleepless in … More Comfort Movies
Ninety years is a nice long life, but you could not imagine the original James Bond ever really dying. Sean Connery was like John Wayne, larger than life and damn near immortal. Connery spent the last 17 years out of the public eye, acting in 2003’s The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen as his last film. … More Sean Connery Remembered
After writing about Sean Connery and my favorite Bond films he starred in, I will rank Roger Moore’s Bond films. Moore was a dapper gentleman, perfect for the wide lapels and long sideburns of the 1970s. It’s hard to think of Connery in The Spy Who Loves Me or Moore in Goldfinger. The Bond stories … More Ranking Roger: His Bond Films
I will dispense with the “who is your favorite James Bond” argument. Connery. Sean Connery is my favorite. The Scotsman brought Ian Fleming’s character to life, with the help of director Terence Young, production designer Ken Adam, editor Peter Hunt, cinematographer Ted Moore, composer John Barry, screenwriter Richard Maibaum and producers Harry Saltzman and Albert … More Sean Connery: The Two Bonds