Roger Moore’s second outing as Ian Fleming’s suave superspy sees him up against Christopher Lee. Does this 1974 entry in the James Bond series earn its license to kill, or does it merely make you want to die another day?
Curiouser and curiouser, this tale of four seemingly unconnected people, three in London, and one in the dark fantasy city of Meanwhile. But is it worth seeing where these strands lead, and if they weave together into something interesting?
“This must register on an emotional level. First, distract target. Then block his blind jab. Counter with cross to left cheek. Discombobulate. Dazed, will attempt wild hay-maker. Weaken right jaw. Now fracture. Break cracked ribs. Heel kick to diaphragm. In summary: ears ringing, jaw fractured, three ribs cracked, four broken, diaphragm hemorrhaging. Physical recovery: six weeks. Full psychological recovery: six months. Capacity to spit at back of head: neutralized.” — Sherlock Holmes,Sherlock Holmes