Man, when a bag of ill-gotten money literally drops in her car, Lizabeth Scott is all in on being corrupted by it. Gollum ain't got nothing on her. One of the worst movie posters for a good movie I've ever seen.
Damn, I was rooting for these two as a couple. Anthony Perkins is great as a delusional, just-released mental patient who has a penchant for articulating highly detailed lies about himself and his life. It's a shame he didn't really work for the CIA, he'd be a helluva agent, really capable of thinking on his toes. Unfortunately for him he crushes hard for 25-year old high school cheerleader Tuesday Weld, who makes an unexpected femme fatale turn by the final…
“Not based on a true story...”
“Be a good girl and put her on automatic. We could do with a couple of glasses.”
Well I don't know if I'm feeling sad over waving goodbye to the best James Bond, yes Sir Roger Moore IS James Bond in my estimation, or if this Bond-A-THON is weakening my critical eye but I had a ball with A View…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
After Goldfinger, Connery was letting himself go to seed, didn't look interested and was near contemptuous in You Only Live Twice, probably due to the stinginess of EON productions in compensating him. Like the Dr. Who series, if Bond was to continue beyond 1970 a choice was to be made: is the actor more important or the character? Enter George Lazenby. A male model whose only acting experience was…