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Somebody Should Put This Film on…

Red Notice (2021) For the crime of Grand Larceny of the story lines of other adventure films. We watched this film last night on Netflix, as most television channels were featuring either college football or Hallmark Christmas movies. Yes, it … Continue reading

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He Hated Writing Books, So He Stopped

Len Deighton (February 18, 1929) I’m coming to the end of XPD, so I thought I should look at Len Deighton, StarLogically. As you might expect, no one knows what time he was born, nor has any astrology site tackled … Continue reading

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Was “Ramsay” the Model for James Bond?

Richard Sorge (October 4, 1895 – November 7, 1944) He has been called, by several people, “a perfect spy”. That reminded me of the John le CarrĂ© novel of the same name. But would a perfect spy have been caught … Continue reading

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My First Look at James Bond in 1963

This is the second film in the series, but it’s the first one that I saw in the cinema. The photography was so crystal clear, and the scenery, Byzantine: what more could a fella want? Girls? There’s plenty of them, … Continue reading

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