Writer of essays and fiction. Lover of goodness, truth, and especially beauty. Managing editor of FilmFisher.com.
"You see, we're both men of action, but your era and Miss Lin's is passing. Words are the new weapons, satellites the new artillery... Caesar had his legions, Napoleon had his armies, I have my divisions: TV, news, magazines."
GoldenEye is pretty good, but I am pretty sure this is now my favorite Brosnan entry. It's just about perfectly poised between classic Bond and modern Bond – basically a direct remake of The Spy Who Loved Me, with some You…
"Do you know, Antonia, since I've been away, I think of you more often than of anyone else in this part of the world. I'd have liked to have you for a sweetheart, or a wife, or my mother or my sister – anything that a woman can be to a man. The idea of you is a part of my mind; you influence my likes and dislikes, all my tastes, hundreds of times when I don't realize it. You…
"I forgive you."
It spreads itself just a bit too thin to be quite as potent as its predecessor, but for all its moving parts, Spider-Man 3 is still very tightly constructed. Unlike a modern Marvel movie, all the stuff the film is overstuffed with is tied together both dramatically and thematically, rooted in the same classically moral and psychological framework that makes the first two films so strong. Notice, for instance, how Gwen – while not fully realized as a…