A View To A Kill (1985) – John Glen

Since there was a James Bond novel on the book shelf this week, it means I get to revisit a Bond cinematic adventure that I haven’t previously covered for the blog, and that brings me to 1985’s A View To A Kill. This is a bit of a mixed bag for me, and will always…

Miami Vice (1985) -Whatever Works, and Out Where the Buses Don’t Run

Sonny Crockett (Don Johnson) and Ricardo Tubbs (Philip Micheal Thomas)  find more darkness under the glitz and glamour as I dive into this week’s pair of episodes of Miami Vice. First up is Whatever Works. Written by Maurice Hurley, the episode first debuted on 4 October, 1985. Sonny’s Ferrari Daytona Spyder gets seized by police…

Sing Street (2016) – John Carney

  Sheer joy. There were no other words to express my experience with John Carney’s latest film. Sometimes a film comes along at just the right time in your life, and serves to reminds you of something you’ve always known but you kind of need that obvious callback. And music does that. It doesn’t matter…

Barbarella (1968) – Roger Vadim

  Jane Fonda steps into her first and only science fiction movie in this 1968 camp classic that is so bad that it almost comes round to good again, who am I kidding, it doesn’t get anywhere near to coming around to good. It’s also the next stop in the Sci-Fi Chronicles book, so it…

Lost Girl S03E03 – Confaegion

James Thorpe pens this weeks episode, which may be my fave episode of the season, and probably in my top 5 of the series. Confaegion sees the return of the Morrigan (Emmanuelle Vaugier), she’s still determined to get Bo (Anna Silk) out-of-the-way once and for all, and has a plan which sees her recruiting Vex (Paul…

Music To Spy To – Scoring 007

I love movie soundtracks! I’ve been enchanted with them, since I realized that I could have a Star Wars soundtrack of my very own, and play it over and over again. This was in 1978, and it wasn’t really the Star Wars soundtrack by the AWESOME John Williams, it was the album Star Wars and…

A Personal History of Me and Mr. Bond, James Bond

As Bond 23, Skyfall, draws closer and closer, and James had his cinematic 50th birthday last week, and I celebrate my birthday today, I thought it would be a little fun to look back on my own history with the world’s most famous secret agent. I’d like to say that I got introduced to 007…