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FILM REVIEW – Spectre (IMAX)

Spectre

Spectre is the twenty-fourth James Bond film and Daniel Craig’s fourth (and quite possibly, final) outing as Ian Fleming’s 007. Once again directed by Sam Mendes (returning after the huge success of Skyfall), the plot features the global criminal organisation Spectre – their first appearance in an Eon Productions film, due to years of legal wrangling, since Diamonds Are Forever in 1971. When a cryptic message from beyond the grave sets Bond into unsanctioned action, a chain reaction is triggered that will propel him around the world and eventually bring him face to face with the author of all his pain…

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GAME REVIEW – 007 Legends (PlayStation 3)

By Marty Mulrooney

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007 Legends is a first-person shooter where the the player takes control of iconic British secret agent James Bond (the game features the likeness of the most recent Bond actor, Daniel Craig). Created by Eurocom (GoldenEye 007: Reloaded), 007 Legends comprises six missions, with each mission based upon a Bond film, one for each actor to have portrayed 007 on-screen. The game is available on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows and Wii U.

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FILM REVIEW – Skyfall

By Marty Mulrooney

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Skyfall is the twenty-third James Bond film and Daniel Craig’s third outing as Ian Fleming’s 007. Directed by Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Road to Perdition), the film coincides with the James Bond film series’ 50th anniversary. A self-contained outing for the world’s most famous secret agent, Skyfall sees James Bond (Daniel Craig) returning from the dead to face his most dangerous adversary to date – Raoul Silva (Javier Bardem), a cyberterrorist with hidden ties to the head of MI6, M (Judi Dench).

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FILM REVIEW – One Life (DVD)

By Marty Mulrooney

One Life DVD

One Life is a major feature length production from BBC Earth Films, narrated by actor Daniel Craig and directed by Michael Gunton and Martha Holmes from the BBC Natural History Unit. More than four years in the making and put together from over 10,000 hours of incredible animal footage, the film has been created for a family audience and reveals the universal bonds that connect all living creatures on our planet.

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FILM REVIEW – The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn

By Marty Mulrooney

The Adventures of Tintin

The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn is a computer animated film based on The Adventures Of Tintin, a series of European comic books created by Belgian artist Georges Rémi, who wrote under the pen name of Hergé. Directed by Steven Spielberg and produced by Peter Jackson, the film is based on three of the original comic books: The Crab with the Golden Claws, The Secret of the Unicorn, and Red Rackham’s Treasure.

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GAME REVIEW – Goldeneye 007 (Nintendo Wii)

By Stewart Sutherland

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In 1997, Rareware released Goldeneye 007 for the Nintendo 64 to rave reviews. Based on the blueprint of the film itself, it sold well over 8 million copies and set the groundwork for all console first-person shooters to come after it. It also set the bar for any subsequent Bond games incredibly high. Maybe it was the over-powered James Bond who could carry an entire arsenal and fire two weapons at the same time, or the classic multiplayer mode that guaranteed players good competition between themselves and their friends. Whatever the reason, you would be hard pressed to find a James Bond game released since that was as much fun to play. Now, thirteen years after its debut, Activision releases their own remake of Goldeneye 007 on Nintendo Wii… and it’s different enough to become a classic game all on its own.

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