Tag: Ian Fleming

Quartet | 1948 | Dirk Bogarde, Honor Blackman

This is the kind of civilized, middle-class film story that gave our national cinema an undeserved bad name. Quartet is the fist of three enjoyable, though uneven, films derived from Maugham’s 100 short stories. Trio and Encore followed and...

Never Say Never Again | 1983 | Sean Connery, Kim Basinger

Sean Connery as you’ve never seen him before and never will see him again – white haired and dancing in the last film in which he donned the 00 dinner jacket. A not-bad remake of earlier Bond outing Thunderball Encouraged by a large fee...



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