The new James Bond film premiered in London today. We decided to try to get seats in the 10 am screening...and were successful. All screenings for the rest of the weekend were sold out
I continue to be of the opinion that Daniel Craig is not a good James Bond. He would be be a better villain. The actor should be masculine and have a twinkle in his eye. The latest manifestation does not come across as being intelligent and talented...or a marksman. The Bourne and Taken films are more believable.
And, I get a little sick of “Hollywood” explosions: they lack credibility for anyone with half a brain. A believably explosion is enough. And, it would be nice if filmmakers understood physics.
Kim Bassinger is not the girl of my dreams (I will not reveal which actress(es) is/are), but she has played very well in some entertaining films. Last night, I enjoyed again Nadine, in which she stars with another favorite of mine, Jeff Bridges.
I have enjoyed every film in which she has starred, most of the names I now forget. She is a fine comedic actress, who can play dumb blonde very convincingly.
What is wrong with people in the United States?
In today's Guardian, I read what could be the most disturbing and outrageous headline about conditions in the country of my birth: Women who have stillbirths face murder charges.
This is even worse than the all-to-ommon practice of blaming the victim for being raped. In both cases, there are fingerprints of men and women all over something driven by religion.
Anyone that needs some anger in his or her life today can read the article...
Prior to writing novels, the author enjoyed a multifaceted career: from decorated combat aviator to advertising professional to global communications director of a major consumer brand. He has traveled the world and met sports, film and television stars, political leaders, and royalty. He graduated from Middlebury College, is married, lives in Germany, and has two grown children.