You Only Blog Twice

YOU ONLY BLOG TWICE

Nick’s analysis of the James Bond series continues with YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE (1967) You Only Live Twice, the 5th EON produced James Bond movie, was the winner in a 1967 pissing up the wall contest.  Seriously, crude...
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Blogfinger

  NICK LOOKS IN DEPTH AT “GOLDFINGER”. At this point in my analysis of what makes James Bond movies so great, I want you to hold a thought…not just for this article but for the remainder of the series. O...
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Blog Gear

Do you want to know the quickest and easiest way to start a fight on a film or TV set?  Muck about with the catering. Catering is the lynch pin on which all productions hinge on.  Sure, it helps to have a fabulous set, a...
Nick Hughes

Blogs of Endearment

For years I’ve been railing against the injustice in my mind that Terms of Endearment beat The Right Stuff to win the Academy Award for best movie in 1983.  Sure, I’ve also railed against the injustice that T...
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ROLLERBLOG

The sporting movie, a familiar story to most of us. From “Pride of the Yankees” to “Major League 2” via the “Arsenal Stadium Mystery” and “Escape to Victory” the sporting movie shows us the triumphs, the defeats, the und...
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FROM RUSSIA WITH BLOG

Part 2 of my meta-textural and overly indulgent review of the James Bond movies. FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE There are those who maintain that “From Russia With Love” is the best James Bond film of them all.  The reasons usual...
Patrick ONeal

Special Guest Blog, episode 2

Continuing our piece about the great special guest star actors of British and American television. If you missed the first part you can read about it here: http://rhubba.com/special-guest-blog-2/ So, here is part 2. More...
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Le Vingt Quatre Heures Du Blog

A HISTORY OF MY WORLD IN 100 OBJECTS #2: . A 1/12th scale model of a Porsche 917. The picture above is a die cast scale model of a Porsche 917, but not just any old 917…Steve McQueen’s 917. That’s important. My love of m...
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Blog of Blogs

Christian imagery and themes have been prevalent in movie making ever since the Lumiere Brothers filmed “Priest Running Straight At A Camera” in 1897. The Biblical epic is firmly established as a genre but Ch...