007 December – GoldenEye (1995) – Screenkicker

Today I’d like to direct you all to a piece I wrote for Movie Rob’s excellent site. ‘Movie Rob’ is short for ‘Movie Robot’ due to him being both a reviewing and killing machine. This is my review of Goldeneye for Rob’s James Bond blogathon. Enjoy!


007-December Blogathon

For today’s next review of GoldenEye (1995), here’s Mikey from Screenkicker with his opinion of it!

Thanks Mikey!


Goldeneye (1995)
Firstly: Go watch Goldeneye
Are you back? Good, we can begin.
The first thing you’ll have noticed is Pierce Brosnan’s hair. It majestic! It’s easy to forget how big it is. It’s an overpowering presence on screen, always threatening to steal the thunder from Bond. Most movies would crumble under the sheer weight of this spectacular barnet so it’s to Goldeneye’s credit that it’s so good it transcends Brosnan’s hair. So what’s so quiffshatteringly great about it?
My opinion is that Goldeneye is a fantastic cover version of Goldfinger. Evil bad guys have a dastardly plan to steal a huge amount of money, Bond gets involved, escapes for certain death a few times, then kills the baddie in a hilarious, over the top way. Goldeneye has all of the elements…

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  1. This is my fave Brosnan Bond film though he’s my least fave Bond. Maybe I love this because of Sean Bean who could make an excellent Bond IMO.

    P.S. I just did my entry on Licence to Kill Mikey, curious to hear what you think of that one.


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