By 1965, the James Bond films' glitzy go-lucky formula was starting to some up against an enemy more formidable than Blofeld: changing cultural times.
The history surrounding the most iconic film of the James Bond franchise involves politics, civil rights, Vietnam and a particularly crucial Presidential election.
The historical context of the second James Bond film involves the Cold War and hopes for a better world, many of which were dashed by the Kennedy assassination.
007 and History: The James Bond films in historical context, Part I, Introduction and “Dr. No.” [video]
How are the James Bond movies reflective of their times? In my new video series I'll explore the historical context of the 56-year film franchise, one movie at a time.
Enough of parsing its shortcomings. Let's talk about what's great about the third installment of the Godfather saga.
While her acting is admittedly not great, the savage criticisms of Sofia Coppola's performance in "The Godfather, Part III" are unfair and unwarranted.
The much-maligned third film in the Godfather series actually has a lot of interesting things to say in its own right.
The film is not accurate in the slightest, but with Christopher Lee as the title character, you hardly care.
So, I finally saw "The Room." Now I know why I waited so long.
"The Last Jedi" is a magnificent entry into the Star Wars saga, and its focus on character finally brings the franchise where it should have been a long time ago.