Browsing the archives for the Michael Caine tag

Austin Powers: Goldmember (2002)

Country: United StatesDirector: Jay RoachStarring: Mike Myers, Beyoncé Knowles, Michael Caine, Seth Green, Robert Wagner, Michael York, Verne Troyer, Mindy SterlingCameos: Tom Cruise, Kevin Spacey, Danny DeVito, Gwyneth Paltrow, Brittany Spears, Steven Spielberg, Nathan Lane.Music: George S. Clinton‘Soul Bossa Nova’ by Quincy Jones‘Miss You’ by The Rolling Stones Austin Powers is back, once again battling […]

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Close the door, Palmer!

Over at Mister 8, the Harry Palmer Files continues, and it is building into a very impressive project – dare I say it ‘Library’. If you haven’t been over to check it out, well ‘shame on you’ because it has been going for near on a month now. To keep in the spirit of the […]

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The Holcroft Covenant (1985)

Country: United Kingdom Director: John Frankenheimer Starring: Michael Caine, Anthony Andrews, Victoria Tennant, Mario Adorf, Michael Lonsdale, Bernard Hepton, Lilli Palmer Music: Stanislas Based on the novel by Robert Ludlum Noel Holcroft (Michael Caine) is a man who grew up believing that his father – his real father, because his mother remarried when he was […]

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Funeral In Berlin (1966)

Country: United KingdomDirected by Guy HamiltonMichael Caine, Paul Hubschmid, Oscar Homolka, Eva Renzi, Guy Doleman, Music by Konrad ElfersBased on the novel by Len Deighton The IPCRESS File was a great film, so it comes as no surprise that the team behind it decided to make a sequel – or at least ‘some’ of the […]

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Billion Dollar Brain (1967)

House, over at ‘The Horror’ blogspot is at again and beaten me to the punch with the Billion Dollar Brain. Harry Palmer is back. With a bigger budget and some glossy set pieces. This is the third of the Harry Palmer films, this time directed by Ken Russell. After a slick title sequence by Maurice […]

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Funeral In Berlin (1966)

While I may have been slacking off over the Christmas break it appears that others have been working hard. One of those people is House, over at The Horror blogspot. Here’s his take on the second of the Harry Palmer films – Funeral In Berlin. I believe that Funeral In Berlin is a big step […]

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The IPCRESS File (1965)

Country: United KingdomDirected by Sidney J. FurieMichael Caine, Nigel Green, Guy Doleman, Sue Lloyd, Gordon Jackson, Frank GatliffMusic by John BarryBased on the novel by Len Deighton Harry Saltzman, one of the Producers of the Bond franchise went out on his own and produced this ultra cool Michael Caine spy thriller. In The IPCRESS File, […]

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Bullet To Beijing (1995)

AKA: Len Deighton’s Bullet To Beijing Director: George Mihalka Starring: Michael Caine, Jason Connery, Mia Sara, Michael Gambon, Patrick Allen, Burt Kwouk, Sue Lloyd (voice only), Music: Rick Wakeman Based on characters created by Len Deighton Bullet To Beijing may be passable entertainment for those who have fond memories of the Harry Palmer films from […]

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Blue Ice (1992)

Directed by Russell Mulcahy Michael Caine, Sean Young, Ian Holm, Alun Armstrong, Todd Boyce, Bobby Short, Bob Hoskins, Music by Michael Kamen Featuring music by Charlie Watts and the Big Band Blue Ice is a routine spy thriller from Australian director Russell Mulcahy. It is far from the worst film that Caine has done, but […]

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The Jigsaw Man (1983)

Director: Terence Young Starring: Michael Caine, Laurence Olivier, Susan George, Robert Powell, Charles Gray, Vladek Sheybal, Anthony Dawson, Peter Burton Music: John Cameron Song: ‘Only You And I’ performed by Dionne Warwick Based on the novel by Dorothea Bennett The Jigsaw Man opens with a rather paunchy, grey old Englishman living in Russia receiving a […]

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