Browsing the archives for the Sean Connery tag

Bardot – Poster of the Day 10

Bardot – Poster of the Day – Shalako (French)

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Bardot – Poster of the Day 9

Bardot – Poster of the Day – Shalako (Polish)

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You Only Live Twice (1967)

Director: Lewis Gilbert Starring: Sean Connery, Akiko Wakabayashi, Donald Pleasance, Karin Dor, Mie Hama, Charles Gray, Bernard Lee, Desmond Llewelyn, Lois Maxwell. Music: John Barry Title song: performed by Nancy Sinatra Loosely based on the novel by Ian Fleming After the passing of Ken Wallis last week (on September 1st), I thought it was fitting, [...]

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Sean Connery: Hitting People

Not literally. But here are a few illustrations of Sean Connery as James Bond (?) hitting people. Which is the odd one out?

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“… it won’t be the nicotine that kills you!”

smokin’ spies A part of the appeal of spy films is watching agents live the high life. They live the life we’d all like to live. With the exception of ‘saving the world’ their lives have very few consequences. They are always in the most glamorous places, with the most glamorous people and, of course, [...]

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Flashback No. 5

Warhead 2000AD Once again a little history from the Bond universe. Unfortunately I do not have a credit for this snippet from the past. I was sorting through my papers on the weekend and I came across a piece of paper with the following (below) written on it. I can only guess that it came [...]

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From Russia With Love (1963)

Director: Terence YoungStarring: Sean Connery, Robert Shaw, Daniella Bianchi, Lotte Lenya, Vladek Sheybal, Pedro Amendariz, Walter GottellMusic: John BarryEnd title song performed by Matt MonroeBased on the novel by Ian Fleming You may have noticed that I haven’t posted reviews for some of my favourite James Bond films. This is not because I don’t want [...]

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The Avengers (1998)

Director: Jeremiah ChechikStarring: Ralph Feinnes, Sean Connery, Uma Thurman, Jim Broadbent, Eddie IzzardMusic: Joel McNeely‘Avengers Theme’ by Laurie JohnsonSong ‘Hurricane’ performed by Grace Jones You know I loved the original Avengers TV series – c’mon, we all do!. It is with a heavy heart that I report that The Avengers movie is a major disappointment. [...]

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Wrong Is Right (1982)

Director: Richard Brooks Starring: Sean Connery, Katherine Ross, George Grizzard, Robert Conrad, Hardy Kruger, John Saxon, Henry Silva, Leslie Nielson, Robert Webber, Dean Stockwell, Jennifer Jason Leigh Music: Artie Kane Based on the novel, The Better Angels by Charles McCarry When Wrong Is Right was first released in the cinemas in Australia it was released [...]

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Goldfinger (1964)

Director: Guy HamiltonStarring: Sean Connery, Honor Blackman, Gert Frobe, Shirley Eaton, Tania Mallet, Harold Sakata, Cec Linder, Bernard Lee, Desmond Llewelyn Lois Maxwell, Nadja Regin, Margaret NolanMusic: John BarryTheme song performed by Shirley BasseyBased on the novel by Ian Fleming Many people consider this the best Bond film of them all. Maybe it is. It [...]

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