Posts tagged "Roger Moore"

Countdown to Skyfall: A View to a Kill (1985)

Countdown to Skyfall: A View to a Kill (1985)
A VIEW TO A KILL (1985) BOND: Roger Moore DIRECTOR: John Glen (For Your Eyes Only, Octopussy) BOND GIRL(S): Tanya Roberts (Stacey Sutton); Grace Jones (May Day) COOL GADGETS: Remote controlled robot (the “Snooper”) – catches Bond and Stacey in the shower at the end.  ”Oh, James.” THEME SONG: “A View to a Kill,” sung... Read more »

Countdown to Skyfall: Octopussy (1983)

Countdown to Skyfall: Octopussy (1983)
OCTOPUSSY (1983) BOND: Roger Moore DIRECTOR: John Glen (For Your Eyes Only) BOND GIRL(S): Maud Adams (Octopussy); Kristina Wayborn (Magda) COOL GADGETS: A fountain pen that shoots liquid to melt metal; a fake crocodile water craft.  Okay, maybe that last one’s not so cool. THEME SONG: “All Time High,” sung by Rita Coolidge.  The second... Read more »

Countdown to Skyfall: For Your Eyes Only (1981)

Countdown to Skyfall: For Your Eyes Only (1981)
FOR YOUR EYES ONLY (1981) BOND: Roger Moore DIRECTOR: John Glen BOND GIRL(S): Carole Bouquet (Melina Havelock) COOL GADGETS: Other than the various gadgets quickly shown in Q’s lab (the best being an umbrella with spikes coming out as it folds), the 3D identigraph is a hilarious sight to behold. THEME SONG: “For Your Eyes... Read more »
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Countdown to Skyfall: Moonraker (1979)

Countdown to Skyfall: Moonraker (1979)
MOONRAKER (1979) BOND: Roger Moore DIRECTOR: Lewis Gilbert (You Only Live Twice, The Spy Who Loved Me) BOND GIRL(S): Lois Chiles (Dr. Holly Goodhead) COOL GADGETS: Wrist dart gun THEME SONG: “Moonraker,” sung by Shirley Bassey.  Yup, she’s back.  This is her most forgettable tune, though I like the disco remix of the song that... Read more »

Countdown to Skyfall: The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

Countdown to Skyfall: The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
THE SPY WHO LOVED ME (1977) BOND: Roger Moore DIRECTOR: Lewis Gilbert (You Only Live Twice) BOND GIRL(S): Barbara Bach (Triple X) COOL GADGETS: Car that drives underwater; stun-gas cigarette, ski-pole gun, ticker tape watch THEME SONG: “Nobody Does It Better,” sung by Carly Simon.  This was a big hit.  And so begins the wave... Read more »

Countdown to Skyfall: The Man With The Golden Gun (1974)

Countdown to Skyfall: The Man With The Golden Gun (1974)
THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN (1974) BOND: Roger Moore DIRECTOR: Guy Hamilton (Goldfinger, Diamonds Are Forever, Live and Let Die) BOND GIRL(S): Britt Eklund (Goodnight); Maud Adams (Andrea) COOL GADGETS: Sacramanga’s titular golden gun is probably the coolest (it breaks into 5 different pieces), but it’s actually another “tit” that steals the show: an... Read more »
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Countdown to Skyfall: Live and Let Die (1973)

Countdown to Skyfall: Live and Let Die (1973)
LIVE AND LET DIE (1973) BOND: Roger Moore DIRECTOR: Guy Hamilton (Goldfinger, Diamonds Are Forever) BOND GIRL(S): Jane Seymour (Solitaire) COOL GADGETS: Watch with built-in magnet (useful for unzipping ladies’ dresses) and mini-buzzsaw. THEME SONG: “Live and Let Die,” sung by Paul McCartney and Wings.  This is probably the one song I never really associate... Read more »