How ‘Die Another Day’ Catapulted James Bond Into the 21st Century
The last Pierce Brosnan entry had more than just the kitchen sink packed into it. A lot more.
Why James Bond Fans Either Love or Hate ‘The World Is Not Enough’
The Pierce Brosnan Bond rides the line between inspired and absurd.
How the James Bond Franchise Wobbled With ‘You Only Live Twice’
The presence of Sean Connery helped steady a movie in a franchise that was threatening to lose its way.
40 Years Ago: Goldie Hawn’s Charm Saves ‘Private Benjamin’
Actress's comedic chops rescued what could otherwise have been a disastrous movie.
50 Years Ago: ‘Doonesbury’ Adds Political Satire to Daily Comics
Gary Trudeau's strip paved new ground for political commentary.
How ‘Dr. No’ Launched James Bond and Changed Moviegoing Forever
Sean Connery's 007 helped set the template for future action movies.
How James Bond’s ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’ Eerily Predicted the Future
With its focus on technological dystopia, 007's 1997 film feels like it could have been made yesterday.
How ‘Smokey and the Bandit II’ Tackled Its Star’s Fading Career
Sequel was a self-aware meta-commentary on Burt Reynolds' time as a leading man coming to an end.
45 Years Ago: ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’ Blends Sexuality and Rock
Richard O'Brien's musical has mounted the longest continual run in film history.
How ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’ Resurrected the James Bond Franchise
The 1977 movie spent money to make money, relying on a bigger budget to reignite audience fascination with the British super-spy.