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  1. Two Latest James Bond Blu-ray Discs Reviewed

    'The Man with the Golden Gun'

    The Man with the Golden Gun

    The two latest James Bond films to hit the Blu-ray format–Roger Moore’s The Man with the Golden Gun and Timothy Dalton’s Licence To Kill–have now been reviewed online at Blu-ray.com.

    The 1974 Bond film received an overall score of 2.5 (out of five). The film by itself scored 2.0, while the video and audio quality scored 3.5 and 2.5, respectively. The extensive selection of accompanying special features scored 3.0.

    The reviewer states: ‘Like it or not, the history of 007 on the silver screen does include such lemons as The Man with the Golden Gun and MGM therefore deserves praise for doing an above average job with the picture…’ [click here for the full review].

    'Licence To Kill'

    Licence To Kill

    Dalton’s second 007 film fared better, coming in with a final score of 3.5 overall. A 3.0 was given to the film itself, while the video and audio scored 4.5 and 3.5. The extras received a 4.0.

    ‘In addition to the fine Blu-ray quality, the story, acting and production values of Licence to Kill are all fairly solid, but I find myself held back by the styles and music of the 1980s…’ [click here for the full review].

    The Man with the Golden Gun and Licence To Kill on Blu-ray are due for release on 12 May in the US. Oddly, there is still no indication of their upcoming release in the UK. When we hear more, we’ll update you.

    Dr. No …… Amazon.com
    From Russia With Love …… Amazon.com
    Goldfinger …… Amazon.com
    Thunderball …… Amazon.com
    You Only Live Twice …… TBA
    On Her Majesty’s Secret Service …… TBA
    Diamonds Are Forever …… TBA
    Live And Let Die …… Amazon.com
    The Man with the Golden Gun …… Amazon.com
    The Spy Who Loved Me …… TBA
    Moonraker …… Amazon.com
    For Your Eyes Only …… Amazon.com
    Octopussy …… TBA
    Never Say Never Again …… Amazon.com
    A View to a Kill …… TBA
    The Living Daylights …… TBA
    Licence To Kill …… Amazon.com
    GoldenEye …… TBA
    Tomorrow Never Dies …… TBA
    The World is not Enough …… Amazon.com
    Die Another Day …… Amazon.com
    Casino Royale …… Amazon.com
    Casino Royale (Collector’s Edition) …… Amazon.com
    Quantum of Solace …… Amazon.com

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    Devin Zydel @ 2009-04-29
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