I Am Curious (Yellow)

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May 192014
 

A (NSFW) clip from the “scandalous” movie that Don and Megan saw.

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Apr 092014
 

For From Russia With Love’s 50th anniversary, I have a guest post up at The Film Experience.

After 23 official films and 2 unofficial ones, From Russia With Love, the second James Bond adventure, remains the greatest of them all. Considered an iconic film in many ways, it may surprise the casual Bond viewer to note that certain “iconic” aspects of the Bond franchise were missing from or created in this film.

Read the whole thing here.

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