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by Matt Lynch Current Film

Spectre | Sam Mendes

November 3, 2015

Over the years the James Bond movies have fought to stay relevant in one way or another. Look at some of Roger Moore’s more amusingly ludicrous outings, a trip into vague blaxploitation territory in Live and Let Die, or reaching for some of that Star Wars glory with Moonraker. Or recall in Goldeneye M’s condemnation of newly-minted Bond Pierce Brosnan as “a sexist, misogynist dinosaur, a relic of the Cold War.” Each new iteration of the character promises to be more modern, more politically…

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