Tag: james bond

Nymphomaniac: Volumes 1 & 2

Nymphomaniac: Volumes 1 & 2

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lars von Trier’s films are exhausting.  They’re long, they’re intense, they’re challenging, they’re discomforting, and they’re often upsetting in their directness.  However, they’re also among the most intimidatingly original, innovative, and expressive of anyone’s work in my lifetime.  They’re deeply intelligent in their magnitude of calibrated sorrow, and the full scope of human complexity is […]

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Jef’s Top 25 Home Video Releases of 2012

Jef’s Top 25 Home Video Releases of 2012

| January 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

I’ll admit that I didn’t see a number of the films that I had intended to in 2012. For instance, I just couldn’t seem to squeeze Skyfall, Argo, or The Master in to my busy schedule this fall. Aside from those notable three, however, I actually caught all the major titles I had hoped to. […]

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James Bond’s Gadgets

James Bond’s Gadgets

| September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

If there’s one thing we as a society can agree on, it’s that if James Bond is given a small ceramic penguin statue that plays “la cucaracha,” he’ll find a way to kill someone with it.  The History Channel takes a long look at the vehicles and devices at the legendary spy character’s disposal, from […]

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Broccoli and Wilson Rejuvenate Bond Franchise

Broccoli and Wilson Rejuvenate Bond Franchise

| October 27, 2008

Following in her legendary father’s footsteps, Barbara Broccoli has produced the last seven Bond films with partner and co-producer Michael G. Wilson, whose latest is the first actual sequel to a Bond film, Quantum of Solace. Broccoli and Wilson teamed up to reenergize the franchise with the first Brosnan film, Goldeneye and are responsible for […]

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