A quintessential Bond film, and my favorite with Sean Connery. The 60s aesthetic is impeccably excessive, and all of the tropes feel very self-aware. How can you top names like Odd Job and Pussy Galore?
This is the film that set the standard for all James Bond films, it had it all, the badass car, cool gadgets, alluring women, a sinister villain, a great theme song, and lots of exhilarating action. Simply one of the best in this franchise.
Entertaining but still pretty overrated. Several classic moments: a superbly colorful villain in Gert Frobe, some solid action scenes, and of course the legendary score by John Barry. But it's somewhat slow and ultimately underwhelming. A lot of fun, but not the escapist masterpiece its been made out to be.
For it being the Bond film that consistently nabs the #1 spot on most lists ranking the franchise, I found it somewhat uneventful and lackluster. It was the first to really set the template for the rest of the films but I thought others used that template to much greater affect. Still fun though.
Great piece of entertainment and by no means a slouch in the cinematic department. The formula is the one we've known for decades but the execution in this one is excellent. Easy watch, good for just about any time.
7.5/10. Deservedly one of the very best-known Bond movies, "Goldfinger" has Connery wearing some of the finest Savile Row tailoring ever seen on film. Of course there's silliness here. But there's also a lot of entertaining conceptual originality. And those opening shots of the Miami Beach hotel are breathtaking historical stuff. Watching the BluRay of this is better than leafing through a good photo book.