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3 things about Terence Young’s THUNDERBALL

Thunderball [1965] 1. The scorched chair, minus its former occupant, is maneuvered back into place. 2. HANDLE LIKE EGGS is stenciled on the side of the bomb. 3. The rogue Polish nuclear scientist recants, is tossed overboard with a life … Continue reading

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3 things about Sidney J. Furie’s THE IPCRESS FILE

The Ipcress File [1965] 1. He grinds his own coffee! And uses a french press! In 1965! No wonder he’s referred to as a gourmet. 2. “Do you ever take off your glasses?” she asks. “No,” he replies. “Only when … Continue reading

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3 things about Terence Young’s DR. NO

Dr. No [1962] 1. Holding the spider cage at arm’s length, he leaves the room. 2. “I wouldn’t want you to get dishpan hands.” 3. So, basically 007 gets of a jam by deliberately causing a nuclear meltdown. And it’s … Continue reading

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3 things about Sam Mendes’ SPECTRE

Spectre [2015] 1. 009’s taste in music. 2. “Do me a favor, will you? Throw that down the toilet. Cut out the middleman.” 3. He sits down and picks cat hair off his jacket. 3 other things.

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3 things about Sam Mendes’ SKYFALL

Skyfall [2012] 1. Blood vessels, branches, plasma, skull. 2. Glowing, floating dragon gateway. 3. “Called a radio.” 3 other things.

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3 things about Guy Hamilton’s GOLDFINGER

Goldfinger [1964] 1. Where does the red carnation come from? 2. He drops the gold bar onto the green. 3. “This is no time to be rescued.” 3 other things.

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3 things about Marc Forster’s QUANTUM OF SOLACE

Quantum of Solace [2008] 1. He lifts his arm in a fey gesture and says, “Then he shouldn’t be looking at me.” 2. We glimpse a man standing on the sidewalk behind an ironing board. 3. In an attempt to … Continue reading

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