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GOLDFINGER

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(1964, Guy Hamilton) Sean Connery’s James Bond 007 squares off against Gert Frobe’s eponymous master criminal; while dodging torture by laser and steel-belted hat from Japanese sidekick “Oddjob” – and not dodging Honor Blackman’s Pussy Galore or the tragically golden-hued Shirley Eaton.

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"A great entertainment that contains all the elements of the Bond formula that would work again and again... It probably contains more durable images than any other title in the series: the young woman killed by being coated with gold paint; the steel-rimmed bowler of the mute Korean assassin Odd Job; the Aston-Martin tricked out with deadly gimmicks and an ejector seat; Bond's sexy karate match with Pussy Galore; the villain Goldfinger with his gold-plated Rolls-Royce, and of course the laser beam pointed at that portion of Bond's lower anatomy that he most required if he were to continue as hero of the series."
– Roger Ebert

"Any kid growing up in the early ’60s will remember this one for several reasons: Shirley Bassey's screamer of a theme; Bond’s shocking use of a beautiful girl as a human shield; bullion-obsessed baddie Auric Goldfinger’s top hat-wielding henchman, Oddjob; Honor Blackman’s risquely monikered Pussy Galore; and, above all, Bond’s stupendous, gadget-infested silver Aston Martin DB5, the car that spurred a thousand Corgi purchases."
– Derek Adams, Time Out (London)