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Live and Let Rank: The Official and Correct Ranking of the James Bond Movies, part 2

Continuing my Official And Correct Ranking of the James Bond films! This time we will go from Number 20 to Number 16. Our first entry contained the one Bond film I outright dislike, followed by several that just don’t do … Continue reading

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Rank Another Day: The Official and Correct Ranking of the James Bond Movies, part 1

Starting my ranking of all the James Bond movies (here’s the introduction to this exercise), starting at the bottom and working our way up to my favorite Bond movie of all time! Without ado, here we go: 26: LIVE AND … Continue reading

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You Only Get Ranked Once: The Official and Correct Ranking of the James Bond Movies, introduction

It’s only natural that with the arrival of a new James Bond movie, the eternal cottage industry of ranking all of the movies up to that point revs up production again. I’ve seen a whole lot of these articles popping … Continue reading

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Something for Thursday (Diana Rigg edition)

 Actress Diana Rigg has died. She lived a long life (82 years) and did a lot of amazing work, but for me, she will always be Contessa Teresa di Vicenzo, also known as Tracy…who would, very briefly, be Mrs. James … Continue reading

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“Thy dawn, O master of the world, thy dawn….”: ON HER MAJESTY’S SECRET SERVICE AT 50 (a repost)

Fifty years ago today, on December 18, 1969, the sixth James Bond movie opened. Its initial reception was mixed, partly because the Bond mania of the 60s was simmering down, and partly because it was the first time that Sean … Continue reading

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Nobody Did It Better: Thank You, Sir Roger Moore

Sir Roger Moore has died. I’ve loved all the James Bonds, to be honest. My favorite is George Lazenby, but I appreciate each and every actor who has played the part. There is a special place in my heart for … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a Matter of Extreme Importance and Relevance

After listening to one of my regular podcasts recently, I realized that there exists a deeply important topic about which most people seem to be deeply confused. As I have a good deal of understanding pertaining to this particular issue, … Continue reading

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Ranking the Bond Songs!

You know what this blog needs? More lists of things ranked in reverse order of how much I like them! So here is a ranking of all the James Bond theme songs. Before I start, a brief proviso: by “theme … Continue reading

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Responding to Bonding

A while back, Michael May started an exploration of James Bond, by going back to Bond’s literary roots. In the inaugural post, Michael mentioned a couple of Bond-related podcasts, one of which I’ve been listening to semi-regularly for the last … Continue reading

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“Let the sky fall….”

On Thanksgiving Day, The Wife and I have a relatively new tradition of going to see a movie together after dinner (and sending The Daughter off packing with my parents). We’ve done this six of the last seven Thanksgivings, and … Continue reading

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