Posts tagged Ralph Fiennes
For The Prosecution: Skyfall

We are in the midst of Bond-fever, SPECTRE is printing it's own money and all the initial reviews have been stellar.  I've not got round to seeing it yet due to a lack time and, oddly, worry.  Skyfall related worry.  Skyfall opened in October 2013 to universal relief.  Quantum of Solace, in this writers humble opinion, is one the best Bond movies ever made.  It is not perfect by any stretch of the imagination, mostly due to constraints of the writer's strike.  I have gone to some lengths on the merits of QoS in a previous blog, so, for now, I'll just get stuck into Skyfall.

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My Top 7 Films of 2014

Well, as I have a reputation for punctuality, I think writing a Best Of list only a month late is gather gratifying.  2014 was an interesting year for me personally, but from a sitting in a dark room watching flickering light perspective, it was rather good. 

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For the Defense: Quantum of Solace

This post is really based upon the following review by Mark Kermode on the Radio 5 Live show he does with Simon Mayo on a Friday afternoon.  Back in 2008 when Quantum of Solace came out, well, they both hated it and have, in the ensuing six years, repeatedly stated how much they dislike it.  Here is why I think they are wrong.

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