This is the book that gives fans of the movies something they never got from cinematic incarnations of Bond: a look into his daily routine. Based on the films, you’d think Bond was forever on flashy, dangerous assignments, a man with no home and no break from his routine of espionage and globe-trotting adventure.
For me, looking back, it seems as if the success of Casino Royale was almost lucky. It was a good book, but not great, and James Bond was sort of irritating. It was a look at Ian Fleming’s potential, where as Live and Let Die is an example of the author living up to that potential.
“My dear girl there are some things that just aren’t done, such as drinking Dom Perignon ’53 above a temperature of 38 degrees Fahrenheit. That’s as bad as listening to […]
Although the weepiness of Bond in Casino Royale may be a bit trying to some, it’s worth sticking with the story, since it’s a very good story, and one that plants seeds Fleming would later grow and harvest as he realized he’d created a literary juggernaut.
If you can roll with the first five minutes, then you will probably walk away from the viewing experience with a mild sense of having been moderately entertained
It puzzles me, given the churning sea of utter garbage that I so easily accepted as a kid, that I should have had such a vigorously negative reaction to Condorman when I saw it as a kid.
While the novelty value alone is enough to make the fight scenes memorable, it should be noted that Weng Weng trained in martial arts from an early age and received extensive stunt training
My guess is that if you don’t know who Weng Weng is by now, you’re probably not the kind of person who’s going to care who Weng Weng is anyway. And if that’s the case, you obviously came upon this site by mistake.
I have no idea how I heard of Norwegian Ninja. Perhaps appropriate to the subject matter, it was sort of like awareness of the movie simply popped into my head with no external stimulus at all.
Britain’s legendary wartime pinup stars as Britain’s legendary wartime pinup in the story of why you should never accept diamonds from an old man. Or watch this movie.