Ranking the Harry Potter Movies: From Worst to Best
Action/Adventure / Features

Ranking the Harry Potter Movies: From Worst to Best

Though not really related to Christmas at all, there’s something very festive about the Harry Potter movies, which explains why ITV are showing every single one this December. Maybe it’s something to do with the series’ sense of childlike wonder and magic, its lazy Sunday afternoon vibe, or even, like Bond, its quintessential Britishness – there’s … Continue reading

James Bond Retrospective: From Russia with Love
Bond / Thriller

James Bond Retrospective: From Russia with Love

Though Dr No had been a huge success, the Bond franchise wasn’t yet fully formed. And whilst the second movie, From Russia with Love, didn’t quite set the future Bond template (that would come with the third film, Goldfinger) it did go some way to securing the franchise. From Russia with Love is a considerably more complex and more confident film … Continue reading

James Bond Retrospective: Skyfall
Action/Adventure / Bond / Films / Thriller

James Bond Retrospective: Skyfall

The Bond series has had its ups and downs – from the greats of From Russia with Love and Goldfinger, to the lows of Diamonds are Forever, Octopussy and Die Another Day – the series was given a huge injection of energy with Daniel Craig Casino Royale, though sadly, things quickly fell apart with the damp Quantum of Solace. Casino’s good work seemed undone, which meant there was a … Continue reading