Here’s looking at 2, kid: why Casablanca 2 isn’t such a bad idea

According to many, the cinematic equivalent of treason has occurred recently in Hollywood.  Producer Cass Warner has recently come under fire for her efforts to create a sequel to the classic Casablanca film, with phrases such as “squandering the mystery” and “violating common sense” used by various reporters – with  online comments demonstrating even less […]

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Skyfall review

Focus shifts for James Bond have never been uncommon – Casino Royale’s gritty realism looked very different to the straight up action of his predecessor, and neither had very much in common with Sean Connery’s suave and wisecracking spy. However, whilst the new Skyfall is set firmly in the present, it marks a welcome move […]

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A brief history of James Bond

Twenty three films. Seven actors. Twenty nine vanquished villains. And only one 007. To call the James Bond franchise a series would be a vast undersell; over the last 50 years, the Bond saga has come to encompass everything that is quintessentially British in a way that no other set of films has ever quite […]

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