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Film Review - Becoming Bond


There’s a movie to be made about the life and times of George Lazenby, and “Becoming Bond” isn’t it. Part documentary, part reenactment, the feature struggles to share Lazenby’s colorful experiences, where the Australian car salesman became a male model, eventually finding his way into the starring role of 1969’s “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service,” taking over the role of James Bond from Sean Connery, who left his post at the height of his Bondian fame. A rehearsed rascal, bruiser, and raconteur, Lazenby does sit down with director Josh Greenbaum to recount the steps toward his legendary one-film duty as 007, but “Becoming Bond” often plays like an iffy “Funny or Die” short, lacking polish, focus, and laughs to truly become the raucous celebration of a bad business decision it wants to be. Read the rest at


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