I don’t much care whether it’s Connery, Moore, Dalton, Brosnan, Craig or a penguin with a license, I just loves me some Bond. Be it “From Russia With Love” or “The Living Daylights” or the more recent “Goldeneye”, which finally put Pierce Brosnan (who EON had wanted since his days on “Remington Steele”) behind the wheel of the gadget-equipped Aston Martin, it gets no better than a couple of hours with the suave MI6 agent with a License to Kill and a car collection to make Jay Leno’s chin jizz.
Sam Mendes is directing the latest Bond flick, “Skyfall” and with a cast including latest 007 Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Ralph Fiennes, Javier Bardem and Albert Finney, it’s already shaping up to be a stand-out chapter.
The “American Beauty” helmer appears here in his first videoblog, talking about his relation with the Bond franchise and how he’s balancing camp and class on the “escapist” flick.
Now to warm up the DVD player and give “For Your Eyes Only” another spin…