I’m a easy lay when it comes to Boris Karloff as a mad Dr. Really enjoyed this. Went into it with no expectations or knowledge about the story and genuinely didn’t know where it was going in a few places. Karloff is his usual wonderful self.
MOONRAKER! MOONRAKER!! THEY PUT MOONRAKER IN THIS!! MOONRAKER!!
Quite enjoyed this one! Great action sequences and I really like the family unit that the leads formed. It was fun. I’m a bigger fan of Marvel when they set it on Earth and they’re not making snarky jokes every 2 minutes so this passed that test!
Yes, the shark looks a bit fakey in some shots BUT...
This is one of the most perfect entertainment narratives committed to film. For a nearly 50 year old movie, the pacing is remarkably fast but never at the sake of character or emotional depth.
The suspense set pieces are terrific and the John Williams music is a character in itself bringing SO MUCH to the entire thing, not only the famous shark theme itself.
I was pretty astonished when…