Bondfest 2006: The World is Not Enough / Die Another Day

Dan Bondfest 2006

Only two to go, and here they are! The World is Not Enough:: Due to a horrible bit of swapped casting, Sophie Marceau now plays the spoiled rich brat and Denise Richards plays the nuclear physicist. Umm…. hello? Do I really need to say more? Okay, I will. I like that M (Judi Dench) is humanized a bit in the story, and I did enjoy a lot of the action sequences, even when they started to get overwrought. But still, …

Bondfest 2006: GoldenEye / Tomorrow Never Dies

Dan Bondfest 2006

Chugging along, like the little engine that could! GoldenEye: Pierce Brosnan takes over the role from Dalton, and in this one, he goes after a rogue 00-Agent who steals a Soviet EMP satellite. It’s the first post-Cold War Bond film, and they make sure you know that. It’s actually a pretty good film, but it’s dragged down by an absolutely terrible music score by Eric Serra (though he has a nice love theme). I like the moment where Bond and …

Die Another Day

Dan Movie Reviews

Tonight was the screening for the latest James Bond film, Die Another Day. I could have sworn I was told it was at the Mann National theater, so J—-n and I headed over there around 6pm to get in line. When we got there 15 minutes later, there was no one to be found – and the guy at the box office said that there wasn’t a screening tonight. Hmm. To make a long story short, we “found” the screening …