Wise words #26

gxl_524ea2db-d9ac-4117-8aaa-59f30aa613db‘Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.’

Salvador Dali

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Double date gangster style

gangsterDon’t know how I missed this super stylish gangster flick – one of my favourite genres – when it came out earlier this year.  Catch super hot Ryan Gosling and Sean Penn in Gangster Squad again at an inspired double bill at the v cool Riverside Studios. 

It’s teamed with the classic LA Confidential.   Must-go.  £9.50.

LA Confidential/Gangster Squad

6.15pm, Tuesday March 5

Riverside Studios, Crisp Road, London W6 9RL.

Whaam!

Whaam! 1963 by Roy Lichtenstein 1923-1997Pop Art hits town with this new Lichtenstein retrospective featuring his iconic work Whaam!

Lichtenstein: A Retrospective

21 February – 27 May 2013

Tate Modern, Bankside London SE1 9TG.

The 5 best and 5 worst ‘James Bond’ movies

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So we’ve reviewed every Bond film in the series, and obsessively compulsively put together a series of Case Files detailing the specifics of each film. But the real question (especially if you don’t want to read 22 reviews) is which Bond movies are the best. Since we’re dealing with a series consisting of 22 films the standard ‘Top 10’ would prove uninformative, so we have the Top 5 and Bottom 5!

The Five Worst 007 Movies

#5 Octopussy

Octopussy

Whilst not completely terrible it is a movie that drops the ball more often than not. Following on from the grounded and realistic For Your Eyes Only – made in order to bring things back from the brink of silliness after Moonraker – it seems odd that they’d be so quick to go back to the silliness, especially as it was by the same director. Opening the movie with a dying clown…

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