John Boorman's psychosexual vanity project Zardoz was a spectacular failure for the director, but — in spite of and because of its nonsensical plot — this film is nowadays lauded as a cult classic. Boorman, who could do no wrong after directing Deliverance , spins a wacky yarn about Zed Sean Connery , an "Exterminator" in the year AD who kills other human "Brutals" in the name of Zardoz, his flying stone godhead. One fateful day Zed sneaks aboard Zardoz's head only to discover that his deity is actually Arthur Frayn, a hyper-evolved "Eternal" who lives in a hidden community with other psychic immortals. There Zed gets into all sorts of shenanigans, like impressing the local women with his virility, chest hair, and sartorial prowess suspenders and red banana hammock. We love Zardoz here at io9 see: my avatar, Annalee's review of The Book of Eli which notes that that film is a stealth reboot of Zardoz , but we also understand that the film can be a chore to get through stone sober.
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Has it really been fifty years of smooth talking, gun-toting, and sexy love-making, Mr Bond? With the opening of the latest Bond movie, Skyfall , we decided to pick our favourite scenes from the 23 movies. So take a walk down memory lane, but be warned: you might find yourself wanting to catch all 22 previous movies before heading out for Skyfall. Such is the effect James Bond has on us women. James Bond. No Sean Connery was the man of the sixties, and cemented his role as the smooth, suave, womanising spy from the get-go. These eternal words were his first line in the first ever Bond movie, Dr.
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We shamefully admit that we wish we had a copy. Throwing a parachute over the couple to shield from government relief, Bond quips, "Oh no, you don't! This is no time to be rescued. After stepping out of the ocean — which reacts to their love-making with a suggestive surge — Bond quips, "I hope we didn't frighten the fish.
Sean Connery with Luciana Paluzzi in Thunderball. The BBFC warned that costumes amounted to 'semi-nudity'. Sean Connery and Molly Peters in Thunderball.