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Friday, September 12, 2008

Friday Movie Review - Dr. No


I thought I would continue on the British spy theme with a cool British classic . . . James Bond! This week I am reviewing the very first James Bond movie ever made, "Dr No!"

Dr No (1962)
Directed By: Terence Young
Written By: Ian Fleming (novel)
Richard Maibaum (screenplay)


Mommy loooooves James Bond movies, especially the first ones starring Sean Connery, so you can bet your whiskers that I have seen all of them! Dr. No is fun to watch, simply because it is the very first James Bond film. As with most of the early Bond movies, the plot can be hard to follow. We know from the beginning that someone has gone missing in the Bahamas, and that Bond has been sent to find them. And we know that he certainly knows what he is doing, romancing the ladies and sneaking around all stealthily. And we most certainly know that Dr No is the evil villain, especially since he has his own secret island base. What it is always hard to figure out, no matter how often mommy and I watch it, is exactly what Dr No's nefarious plot is, and exactly what he plans to accomplish with it. It has something to do with a rocket and NASA . . . beyond that we can never be exactly clear.

But mommy says who cares, when you have this to look at.

And even when you don't know what Bond is doing, he always looks so cool doing it.

Mommy has taken "Which Bond Girl Are You?" quizzes many times (I told you she is a fan), and everytime she takes one she gets the same answer: Honey Ryder.

You are Honey Ryder -- free-spiritied, nature-loving, and adventurous. Your response to "you can't do that" has always been to do it, and you're way to smart to get caught. You're a bit of a loner, but that just makes you more mysteriously attractive.

"Dr No" is the Bond film that has Honey Ryder in it, as portrayed by the extremely lovely ladybean Ursula Andress. Mommy looks like this in her dreams.

To take the quiz for yourself, click here.


Mommy is MORE than okay with being Honey Ryder, because that means that this can happen.


I give "Dr No" two paws up and a stealthy stalk, for being not only the film that introduced the world to James Bond, and catapulted Sean Connery to stardom, but also for just being plain fun to watch!

15 meows:

Evie/VampyVictor said...

haha YOur momam wants to be called honey Ryder? that's really a rather naughty name hehe
My momma thinks Sean Connery is ok too for an old person.
MOmma did that quiz and she is
You are Fiona Volpe -- lovely and lethal. The ultimate femme fatale, you're independent enough to resist even Bond's charms.
That sounds pretty mean lol I don't think momma mean anyways ;)

michico*Adan said...

Sean still is the No.1 OO7 in my heart~!!!
So so handsome!

Gandalf and Grayson said...

Mom did the quiz. She is Tatiana Romanovna -- alluring and cultured.

She'll be happy all day now!

Sweet Praline said...

I'm here!!!!! What do we do next? We must hurry because mom comes back home tonight and she mustn't expect anything. This is almost like a James Bond Movie.

Sweet Praline

The Meezers said...

Mommy is Tatiana Romanovna too!

DANA!!! PLAYPLAYPLAY!!! DANCE TOO!! NOW!!! ::wiggle dance:: - Billy

DEBRA said...

woo hoooooooo
Bond
James Bond...

woo hooooooo
We agrees Sean is the best Bond and he was so cool ...

so cool

:::momma swoon::::

puurs
Abby

Name: Mr. Hendrix said...

we'll have to take that quiz. we think Dr. No is trying to blow up the moon...tee hee hee

we can't wait to see the new Bond movie! the ones with Sean Connery were great.

Daisy said...

I have not seen any of the good movies!

Shadow / Molly said...

OMC's! The mom has has has to watch any 007 movie when it comes on the moving picture box! She finks Sean is hot even fer an old geezer, actually she says he looks better now than when he was younger!

Fin said...

Hi, thanks for stopping by my place. Mommy agrees on Sean being the best although she also likes the new guy. You look quite sophisticated.

Kimo and Sabi said...

Ooooh - we lvus 007! He gots cute gurl friends, like Pussy Galore!

P.S. Fanks fer visitin' us on Kiera's special day!

GRRRETA said...

My mommy took the quiz, and she is Octopussy. That sounds very scary.

Jimmy Joe said...

Haha, that was an especially fun review, Tybalt! And thanks for the award, buddy! I love your blog, too.
Your buddy, Jimmy Joe

The Cat Realm said...

My maid loves the Sean Connery James Bond's too, no one is better than him as Bond!
We posted the winning Dare and I Dare You to accept the challenge!
Karl

Evergreen loves Kilroy said...

lol, we loved your review!