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...

Sir Roger Blog

With Sir Roger Moore’s passing, lots of people (especially in the media) are paying tribute to him and indeed re-evaluating his career and tenure as James Bond.  As I am (slowly) sharing my thoughts and analysis of...

THUNDERBLOG

When I went to see SPECTRE at the cinema, people asked me what I thought about it. My immediate reply was that “it was like Thunderball”.  Some got the reference, others didn’t.  It’s not a about the obvious resemblances...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...