In celebration of the release of the new James Bond film Spectre, Sean selects his favorite 007 tape: Licence to Kill, starring Timothy Dalton as Bond, Robert Davi as Sanchez, Carey Lowell as Pam Bouvier, Talisa Soto as Lupe, and Benicio Del Toro as Dario.
Talking points: Happy 007 November. Lyndsey’s experience with Ian Fleming's Bond, James Bond. Sean Connery. George Lazenby. Roger Moore. Our man Timothy Dalton. John Cleese Schweppes commercial. A dark and unusual Bond movie. The Bond girls. The cold open. The villains. A messy revenge plot. Does it feel like a Bond film? The violence. The Gladys Knight song. The water skiing sequence. Tanker truck chase. A few flaws. Evaluating Dalton. Pierce Brosnan and the Daniel Craig era. You don’t have to be English to play Bond. Buy it/rent it/tape over it. Dinosaurs.