Nov 102012
 

Starting with a chase more exhilarating than the one that started Casino Royale, this really is a wonderful Bond story. For me I still prefer Quantum of Solace but No. 3 is great fun. Silva (Javier Bardem) is wonderfully creepy.

The best line or moment in the film for me? It’s the moment in Scotland when he says

Some men are coming to kill us. We’re going to kill them first.

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Jun 012012
 

OK, just back from the first showing and wow, the cinema was pretty full. Guessing at their ages they, like me, were mostly 1st-generation “Alien” addicts.

Review in a nutshell? Well, stunning cinematography and plenty of thrills along the way and some super gadgets but as scientists they were a pretty annoying with clearly no systematic approach to the task presented to them. A pretty reckless bunch of idiots with little or no scientific procedure! On a mission like this, I might have taken a few trained grunts with big guns (as they did in “Aliens”). Oh, and robots? How many times do you need to be told not to trust them!?

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Jun 012012
 

OK, so where are you going today? Me? After 33 years? I’m off to see a movie…

Do you remember 1979? I do. I remember where I was when I watched Ridley Scott’s “Alien” for the first time. I was staying with my Brother in Syston, Leicestershire. It’s probably been my all-time favourite movie since. I cannot recall how many times I have watched it, both on video tape and DVD.

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