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The Rock (1996 Film)

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Hello Dwellers and Welcome to the Basement...

Tonight I found myself watch the 1996 Film 'The Rock' and something about it reminded me of a lame duck theory... that this film could be considered a 'James Bond' movie.



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Hello Dwellers and Welcome to the Basement...


You know for a time, just about every spy-thriller was considered a ‘James Bond’ knock-off, with often comparisons to the Sean Connery lead films... but one thing these films didn’t have was ‘James Bond’... but then in 1996, a little film starring Nicholas Cage, Ed Harris and of course Sean Connery, who plays a character that one could say is James Bond in everything but ‘name’.


Now first up, have to mention the director Michael Bay... and this was his second film following Bad Boys, and of the films that Bay pas involved with, I consider this to be his best work, nothing overly complex, a straight forward story of …