THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN: You Spoke Once of Wanting to Meet Your Demon

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003) – Directed by Stephen Norrington – Starring Sean Connery, Naseeruddin Shah, Peta Wilson, Tony Curran, Stuart Townsend, Shane West, Jason Flemyng, and Richard Roxburgh. What’s most disappointing about THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN isn’t that it’s awful, but that Stephen Norrington comes really close to making an honest-to-goodness good…

YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE: But Pointless Crap Happens Repeatedly

You Only Live Twice (1967) – The 5th James Bond Film; The 5th (of 6) Sean Connery Films – Directed by Lewis Gilbert – Starring Sean Connery, Mie Hama, Donald Pleasence, Akiko Wakabayashi, Lois Maxwell, Desmond Llewelyn, and Bernard Lee. YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE is a film caught between Old School Cool and New School…

THUNDERBALL: Here’s Where Things Start to Get Ridiculous

Thunderball (1965) – The 4th James Bond Film; The 4th (of 6) Sean Connery Films – Directed by Terence Young – Starring Sean Connery, Claudine Auger, Adolfo Celi, Luciana Paluzzi, Rik Van Nutter, Lois Maxwell, Desmond Llewelyn, and Bernard Lee. I’ve watched THUNDERBALL before and been okay with it, but this time around the movie…

DR. NO: That’s a Smith & Wesson, and You’ve Had Your Six

Dr. No (1962) – The 1st James Bond Film; The 1st (of 6) Sean Connery Films – Directed by Terence Young – Starring Sean Connery, Joseph Wiseman, Ursula Andress, Jack Lord, John Kitzmiller, Lois Maxwell, and Bernard Lee. I remember hearing John Paul Jones talk about the first time Led Zeppelin played “Stairway to Heaven”…

MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS: I Have a Professional Interest in Crime, Madame

Murder on the Orient Express (1974) – Based on the novel by Agatha Christie; Directed by Sidney Lumet – Starring Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Martin Balsam, Ingrid Bergman, Jacqueline Bisset, Colin Blakely, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Sean Connery, George Coulouris, John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller, Anthony Perkins, Dennis Quilley, Vanessa Redgrave, Rachel Roberts, Richard Widmark, and Michael York.…