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  • The Zoot Cat

    The Zoot Cat

    ★★★½

    The Tom and Jerry series was going from strength to strength by the time that The Zoot Cat was released in 1944. Each short that had been released by this point had, while not all being perfect, been consistently enjoyable. The Zoot Cat is no exception. This is a short that has its flaws, but I still had a pretty good time watching this one.

    The short sees Tom getting ready for a date with Toots. He has also got…

  • Octopussy

    Octopussy

    ★★★

    Being released towards the end of the Roger Moore era, Octopussy is very much a "business as usual" James Bond film. When I've looked at fan rankings of the Bond films, I think it is fair to say that Octopussy isn't necessarily the most popular film in the series. Despite this, it still does have its fans. I personally have always had a bit of a soft spot for this film, but even then I can understand that it does…

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  • For Your Eyes Only

    For Your Eyes Only

    ★★★½

    For Your Eyes Only is a film that I have always felt is rather underappreciated. I feel that it is only in recent years that fan consensus surrounding this film has begun to change. For all its worth, For Your Eyes Only is a really solid Bond film. After the madness that was Moonraker, For Your Eyes Only brought Bond back down to Earth with a more back to basics approach. The plot for this film is really strong and…

  • The Girl from Trieste

    The Girl from Trieste

    ★★★

    This review may contain spoilers!

    The Girl from Trieste is a film that I had never heard of before. I only became aware of its existence after seeing someone talk about it in a Youtube video. Their description of The Girl from Trieste made it sound like a really interesting film. It sounded like it would be right up my street. However, I was left feeling really underwhelmed by The Girl from Trieste. It is a film that has some…