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  • Hunter Killer

    Hunter Killer

    ★★★★½

    An intriguing mix between THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER and the 'FALLEN' trilogy: submarine battles and a kidnapped president. Just fantastic. I was also pleased to see Toby Stephens and Michael Gorevoy outside DIE ANOTHER DAY.

  • Who Dares Wins

    Who Dares Wins

    ★★★½

    Very good movie. A little bit slow at times, but it gets better and better towards the end. Roy Budd's soundtrack is sublime!

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  • OSS 117: Lost in Rio

    OSS 117: Lost in Rio

    ★★★★½

    I haven't laughed that much in years. A brilliant film if you want to laugh until it hurts. Jean Dujardin combines a refined version of Johnny English with a very slight pinch of Austin Powers and the spirit of Derek Flint. Centennials beware - you may find it offensive!

  • Billion Dollar Brain

    Billion Dollar Brain

    ★★★★½

    For some it may be the least liked Harry Palmer movie, but to me it's almost the best. It lacks the sophistication of THE IPCRESS FILE and goes for an extravagant world domination threat. In a way, BILLION DOLLAR BRAIN is to Harry Palmer whan YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE was to the James Bond franchise (curiously, both were released the same year and by United Artists).

    The cast has been well assembled: joining Michael Caine in the leading role, we…