Film Review: You Only Live Twice

Posted on by 5WC in Film

Written by Roald Dahl and essentially the second film in the “Blofeld” trilogy of James Bond films “You Only Live twice” gives you something which up to this point hadn’t really been seen in a Bond movie. An almost serious story!

Whether it’s the Roald Dahl effect, or the fact that it’s only very loosely based on Ian Flemming’s book, the plot and story actually feel, for once, plausible. Yes spaceships swallowing each other and taking off and landing without trace may be the only part that stretches your imagination; but honestly that’s not a bad thing. Placing 007 into a grown up plot, as has been shown more recently, actually produces better end results. At least in my view anyway.

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