SPECTRE(2015)

Spectre was one of the most eagerly awaited James Bond films of all times for me. I was waiting for this film for a variety of reasons. To start with, Sam Mendes delivered one of the best Bond films of all times with Skyfall and I expected him to go nowhere but up from where…

THE SPY WHO LOVED ME(1977)

Many critics believe that The Spy Who Loved Me was laced with a love story. It was the only Bond film of the past to have one. I beg to differ. I watched closely to find any trace of love whatsoever between Bond and his Russian counterpart Anya Amasova (Barbara Bach) but I failed to…

THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN(1974)

The Man With The Golden Gun is a return to form for the Bond Films. After going a bit haywire with their last few offerings, the series comes back on track with this delightful little adventure which set up Roger Moore as the new face of James Bond 007 for me. Pitted against an equally…

LIVE AND LET DIE(1973)

Live and let Die was the first Bond film starring Roger Moore as the titular character that Sean Connery made his own for six films and George Lezenby chipped in with one film. While took his own approach to the character and the film as a whole, he did a commendable job as a character…

DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER(1971)

Bond is back and he is looking for his nemesis Spectre no. 1 Blofeld. After some quick cuts which show him going after men and women alike looking for Blofeld, Bond arrives at the layer of the fox. Blofeld has taken to creating body doubles of his and Bond successfully unmasks his plan and like…

YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE(1967)

SPECTRE is at it again. This time the plot is to instigate the US and Russian into a full blown war by hijacking their respective satellites and coning the countries into believing that it was their counterpart who did it. However MI6 senses a rat in the business and sends in 007(Sean Connery) to Japan…

THUNDERBALL(1965)

James Bond(Sean Connery) is back for his fourth mission in a movie which is shot on a large scale and is the first underwater adventure of series. It is not only grandiose but is also beautiful. It is complete with three bond girls each of whom have a substantial presence. The film was a success,…

SKYFALL(2012)

Skyfall marks the 50th anniversary of James Bond. In the year 1962, the super spy made his first appearance on silver screen in Terrance Young’s Dr. No and the rest is history. The next fifty years have been eventful with the franchise going through many ups and downs. There have been six different actors essaying…

GOLDFINGER(1964)

The third James Bond movie and the the franchise just keeps getting better. After FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE, the standards for action and drama and thrills had gone up considerably and GOLDFINGER had to keep up with it. Thankfully it does and does so in style. The story revolves around Auric GoldFinger(Gert Fröbe ) a…

FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE(1963)

The second Bond Movie of the series and arguably the best. It has all the elements of a classic and also a masterpiece and with an ardent fan following, it became exactly that. The story follows on straight after the happenings of Dr. No. Bond (Sean Connery), is enjoying a vacation of a sort with…

DR. NO(1962)

The first movie in the long running James Bond series recreates the iconic brilliance of  Ian Flemings in all its grandeur. When Dr. NO was made there was widespread speculations and questions raised from the script all the way to the lead Sean Connery. Over the years Connery came to regarded as the best bond…