Monthly Archives: September 2012

25 Reasons to love Die Hard: Reason #23 unorthodox movements through space.

The most central character in Diehard is not John McClane, but in fact the Nakatomi plaza. Whilst fighting Hans Gruber and his men forms an important part of the plot’s function, it is the aesthetic of how McClane achieves this which is of greater importance; and to do so he needs the Nakatomi plaza. Much […]

Hal David: May 25, 1921 – September 1, 2012

Oscar nominated co-writer of the song ‘The Look of Love’ from the 1967 Casino Royale and Oscar winner of the song ‘Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head’ from the film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.

“It’s only when we are on the edge that we know who we really are” Blogalongabond/Die Another Day

Die Another Day is unanimously lauded as an awful Bond picture as in the vein of Moonraker, and having invisible cars and Face-off plots is not going to help the defence of those involved. This is somewhat a shame because having reassessed Brosnan’s Bond films I have come to the conclusion that they are not […]