Some actors and directors end their fine careers on a sour note. Sometimes the films are awful, but equally disappointing is when the films are – boring. The that comes to me about last films is – sad. The end of a long or briefly successful career should conclude with a meaningful or well-received project. … More Last Films: Disappointing Final Films of Actors and Directors
Tina Turner sang the song, “We Don’t Need Another Hero” in one of the Mad Max films. The least interesting one in the series. So, with the release of Daniel Craig’s last James Bond film, having turned in his tuxedo and parked the Aston Martin, there certainly is speculation of what’s next in the Bond … More James Bond: Now Hiring
English film director John Boorman’s high point was Deliverance, although he made some interesting films prior to and after that notable film. Boorman came from television and his body of film work is not huge, so his name is not as well-known as his contemporaries, yet he managed to helm some riveting story of human … More John Boorman: Beyond Deliverance
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
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
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