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Bond and the Diamonds

Advantages: Sean Connery as James Bond
Disadvantages: Not as good as you might think

Diamonds Are Forever (1971) "Diamonds Are Forever" is a 1971 action film which was directed by Guy Hamilton, who has also directed such films as "Goldfinger" (1964), "Battle of Britain" (1969), and "Live and Let Die" (1973). Warning: Spoilers wil ...

Jarisleif 13.03.2015 · Read full review
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Connery is not forever, but diamonds are!

Advantages: The return of Connery
Disadvantages: Too tongue in cheek for me

After Sean Connery quit the role of James Bond, we saw George Lazenby give a performance as the agent in On Her Majesty's Secret Service that was true to Fleming's literary character: hard hitting and vulnerable, with a bit of a mean streak. While this wa ...

pmcds 19.05.2008 · Read full review
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Homosexual Henchmen

Advantages: It's still Bond
Disadvantages: Not one of the best

I'm not doing all that well in my planned run of James Bond ops, to coincide with the TV showings. I missed the first two due to exams, managed to catch the third and fourth ones. The fifth was a wipe out due to a family meal, but I got to see the 6th one ...

real_rob_writer 19.07.2001 · Read full review

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Diamonds Are Forever (1971), a near-Americanised Bond

Advantages: Connery is back
Disadvantages: It should have been better

Many people thought that George Lazenby would do more than one Bond, but On Her Majesty's Secret Service proved to be his only Bond outing. To take 007 into the 1970's, the producers decided it was time to reinvent the character once more. They decided th ...

donaldmckinney 18.01.2012 · Read full review
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Bond is forever

Advantages: Easy to follow polt, plenty of DVD extras.
Disadvantages: A new look Blofeld and over-the-top humour.

After the disappointment of ‘On her Majesty’s secret service’, bond directors had to do something to interest 007 fans. First off was the return of James Bond legend- Sean Connery. The man everyone saw to be the ‘real Bond’. ...

Ice_Blaster 21.09.2001 · Read full review
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