Minnelli, in career defining mode, leaves a permanent imprint in the film musical world, but do not expect jazz hands here, in Fosse's desperate, devilishly seductive adaptation, stacked full of Nazi subtext, aided by the mysterious Joel Gray as Master of Ceremonies. Memorable songs throughout, opening and closing commendably, it's a success of satire and 1930's mood.
A neon-dunked pornographically violent nightmare, highly stylised, emotionally void, meticulously directed. Refn’s use of light, shadow and colour impresses and his Bangkok is reminiscent of Noe’s… read review
The shift in focus (and change in actor) is both a blessing and a drawback as the franchise tries to move on from the campness that preceded it to more gritty, action driven drama. Trouble is, Dalton… read review
Connery is gone, at least for the time being, and in comes George Lazenby. Lacking that Playboy charm that Connery oozed, Lazenby at least leaves an individual stamp on the Bond persona, aided by a… read review