We could fire up a black Trans Am, but that’s already been done. Instead, let’s hop in the ambulance and join in on the craziest cross-country auto race this side of the Bay of Pigs. It’s The Cannonball Run starring Burt Reynolds, Dom DeLuise, Farrah Fawcett and Roger Moore.
I had the opportunity to spend some time chatting with author and speaker, Kevin Smokler (Brat Pack America, Practical Classics). It ran the gamut from Batman & James Bond to favorite 80s movies and great places to eat in Chicago!
007 seeks revenge on the South American drug lord who murdered one friend and fed another to a shark… but Bond doesn’t have the backing of Her Majesty’s Secret Service, so he’s on his own. To top it all off, his LICENCE TO KILL has “JUST BEEN REVOKED.” Most popular movie line of 1989? Maybe…
In the debate over favorite James Bond actors, Timothy Dalton seems to get the short end of the stick, having only featured as 007 for two films. This time around, we try to explore why this 007 didn’t last long and whether The Living Daylights deserves to be ranked among the weakest Bond movies.