Like water- which wears down continents to sand and the largest oil tankers to gristle rust- Charles Grodin wears down the stoic and taciturn Robert De Niro in the comedy version of The Defiant Ones with concern and compassion. One of my favorite moments in cinema history is when Grodin's "The Duke" tells De Niro's ex-cop Jack Walsh "you have two emotions, silence and rage" to which De Niro begins to tell him for the millionth time to shut the…
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After five films totaling eleven hours and 44 minutes spanning 15 years, Danny Bond finally departs the role, taking the James Bond name with him. For there's no more last minute escapes, no brainstorm solution or call back to a miracle gadget from Q branch, no ally can reach him in time...James Bond dies at the end.
6 of 31 films,
6 of 6 decades: 1930s COMPLETED,
4 of 6 films before 1966,
1 Classic Universal COMPLETED
You there. Yes, you, you fool! You will go and watch The Invisible Man now, do you hear? Now! And you will see it's the best Universal Horror there is, do you hear? Soon, the world will realize its greatness, its…
“Not based on a true story...”
“Be a good girl and put her on automatic. We could do with a couple of glasses.”
Well I don't know if I'm feeling sad over waving goodbye to the best James Bond, yes Sir Roger Moore IS James Bond in my estimation, or if this Bond-A-THON is weakening my critical eye but I had a ball with A View…