Jun 23, 2007
James Bond Screenings In LA This Weekend
The New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles is showing a double feature of rarely screened Bond movies this weekend, On Her Majesty's Secret Service and The Man With the Golden Gun. $7 gets you into both movies, at 7:30 and 10:10 respectively, this Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, June 24-26. OHMSS is my personal favorite (and readers' favorite, judging from the recent contest poll), and it's always even better on the big screen. Which used to be a pretty unusual occurrence, but seems (happily) to be becoming more frequent these days, with recent play dates in L.A. and New York. I'd love to see it become a yearly tradition, so I hope this screening does well. Any Roger Moore Bond film, on the other hand, is still pretty rare. For some reason whenever revival houses show 007, they figure people want to see Sean Connery. And of course they do, but this Bond fan also wants to see Moore and Dalton! So even if TMWTGG is one of Sir Roger's weaker entries (despite the awesome presence of Christopher Lee), it's also well worth attending.