Tag Archives: Charles Gray

The Jigsaw Man

THE GAME OF SPYING, DOUBLE CROSS, DEFECTION, BETRAYAL AND DEATH. Philip Kimberley (Michael Caine), a British former top intelligence official who once defected to the Soviet Union, gets plastic surgery and returns to Britain where he’ll try to retrieve important documents. Caine and Laurence Olivier reunited after Sleuth (1972) for a spy thriller directed by … Continue reading The Jigsaw Man

The Mirror Crack’d

MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALL, WHO IS THE MURDERER AMONG THEM ALL? In1953, a big Hollywood production arrives in an English hamlet to shoot a movie, but the murder of a local woman arouses Miss Marple’s (Angela Lansbury) curiosity. Another star-studded movie version of an Agatha Christie novel, this time featuring very entertaining performances by … Continue reading The Mirror Crack’d

Diamonds Are Forever

James Bond (Sean Connery) goes undercover as a diamond smuggler to locate a large amount of stolen gems; it turns out that Blofeld (Charles Gray) is once again responsible. The seventh Bond flick saw Connery make a comeback; he’s still got it, but his heart doesn’t really seem to be in it. A large chunk of … Continue reading Diamonds Are Forever

You Only Live Twice

… AND TWICE IS THE ONLY WAY TO LIVE! An orchestrated attempt to jump-start a war between the two superpowers is made by attacking their space rockets; British intelligence sources believe the answer to the crisis can be found in Japan. The fifth James Bond flick opens with the murder of our hero. Well, his condition … Continue reading You Only Live Twice