Roger Moore: His Best (and Worst) Non-Bond Films

We take a look at Sir Roger Moore’s best and worst non-James Bond films. He has made some amazing big-screen appearances, including as Pelham, The Man Who Haunted Himself in 1970, and as Flynn, one of The Wild Geese, from the hugely successful film from 1978, starring alongside Richard Burton, Richard Harris and Hardy Kruger.

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FILM TALK Episode #7: Gladiator (2000) Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Oliver Reed, Richard Harris, directed by Ridley Scott

Ridley Scott’s epic 2000 historical drama, Gladiator is set in AD 180 and tells the story of Hispano-Roman General Maximus Decimus Meridius. Emperor Marcus Aurelius tells Maximus that his own son, Commodus, is unfit to rule, and that he wishes Maximus to succeed him. Commodus, murders his father, seizes the throne and attempts kills Maximus’ family. Reduced to slavery, Maximus rises through the gladiatorial ranks to avenge his family and the emperor. Gladiator stars Russell Crowe, Connie Nielsen, Joaquin Phoenix, Richard Harris and Oliver Reed. Championed by Mark Priest. Continue reading “FILM TALK Episode #7: Gladiator (2000) Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Oliver Reed, Richard Harris, directed by Ridley Scott”

FILM TALK Episode #4: The Wild Geese (1978) Richard Burton, Roger Moore, Richard Harris – Championed by Mark Priest

Euan Lloyd’s explosive production sees mercenaries Richard Burton, Roger Moore, Richard Harris and Hardy Kruger stranded in Africa having been double-crossed by their paymaster, Matheson, played by Stewart Granger.¬†They’re faced with a stark choice, they can either stay and be killed or fight their way out and risk starting a war. Championed by Mark Priest. Continue reading “FILM TALK Episode #4: The Wild Geese (1978) Richard Burton, Roger Moore, Richard Harris – Championed by Mark Priest”