James Bond is One Classy Dude

doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo doo…doo doo doo (That was the James Bond theme song, it’s harder to write music than I thought). 007 or “Bond. James Bond.” as he likes to say it takes on the notorious Goldfinger in the cleverly named movie Goldfinger. James Bond has been in a ton of movies and the character always seems to stay the same through the different actors that play him and the different situations that he is put in. Watching this movie made me realize just how unclassy I happen to be, but thankfully James Bond has enough class for pretty much everyone in the world, what with the classic 60s sexism, the sleeping with a new woman every night (even though it may compromise his mission, but you know who cares), and his devilish good looks. it’s no wonder he has had so many movie made with him in them.

James Bond’s patented tuxedo look

“No Mr. Bond, i expect you to die.” This movie is one that is kind of hard to explain. for the most part it has a pretty predictable plot (because James Bond is just to dang classy to die), but the marvel of this movie is watching a man who can get out of any pinch he is in by either using his crazy skills, using Q’s gadgets (both of which he hardly uses), or by sleeping with a girl (which works a lot better for him than it ever would in real life). Goldfinger is the second of the Bond series and it is really where the James Bond that we all know and love really comes from. this movie was part of the beginning of one of the longest series in the history of films.

You can’t mess with Bond’s class

While watching this movie with my roommates we found various parts funny, that definitely weren’t supposed to be funny, but because technology has advanced movies so much from the 60s, these parts were very comical. another comical part is the name of one of the Bond girls, Pussy Galore. I couldn’t help but giggle whenever they said her name. If one is looking for a high pace action movie this isn’t necessarily the movie for you, mostly because it was made a while ago and didn’t have all the technology that our modern action films do, but it is very good to see how the action genre has come from and how it used to be compared to today. Goldfinger is definitely a must see for any action film fan and for really anyone to know where a lot of Bond’s famous lines come from and also because this is a very famous movie that still stays timeless even to this day.

That’s a nice hat, Oddjob.

Despite the predictable plot this movie is still a must see and so I give it a 7 shaken martinis out of 10.


One of the Best War Films of All Time.

Plenty of movies about war have been made and a lot of them are very good, but Saving Private Ryan is one of the best war movies that I have ever seen in my life. it does an amazing job of showing the hardships of war and all the crap that the army men had to, and still have to go through, when they have to go into war and defend our country and do a job that seems impossible in the middle of the biggest war this world has ever seen. Tom Hanks delivers, as he always does, and the writing is also phenomenal., the ability the writers had to make us realize the craziness of being in war and what the guys talk about while they are in the war, as well. The movie came out in 1998 and became an instant classic that any movie enthusiast, or really anyone who has access to a movie store, should most definitely watch in their lifetime.

One of the best scenes in this movie happens right away in the beginning of the movie, the D-Day scene. Saving Private Ryan starts out with a massive bang showing one of the most infamous war days in the history of the second world war. showing the anguish and the killing that happened when the men stormed the Normandy beach on June 6, 1994. Even though this scene is arguably one of the best scenes in the movie, it also happens to be one of the hardest to watch. Watching all the bleeding, dying, and just all around death is extremely brutal and extremely hard to endure, but this is also probably one of the best films, and scenes, in cinematic history, because it shows just how crazy and hard war was, and is.

I don’t need to really write too much about this movie, because it is one that you definitely need to watch. It’s a hard story about a group of army guys who have have to save am guy who has lost three brothers and the army feels it is its duty to save the man and let the mother get out of the war with one of her sons. It’s a very hard moral dilemma that the men of the group are constantly debating and talking about. The movie has a great plot and great characters and it is definitely one you need to see. Right now! go to your local video rental store, or less than legal website, if that’s how you roll, and get this movie and watch it ASAP.

I wonder how long it will take Matt Damon to look like this?

Now, I’ve never seen Shakespeare in love, I’m sure it is a great movie, but I find it very hard to believe that it deserved the best Oscar award. I give Saving Private Ryan a 9.5 Tom Hanks’ Faces out of 10.