From Russia With Love Reviews

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April 24, 2009
The film lacks the exotic, colourful flamboyance of the best of its successors. So shoot me.
October 13, 2008
Sophisticated? Well, not really. But fast, smart, shrewdly directed and capably performed.
April 15, 2008
From Russia with Love is a preposterous, skillful slab of hardhitting, sexy hokum.
April 15, 2008
For my money, still the best Bond, with a screwball plotline that keeps the locales changing and the surprises coming.
May 9, 2005
007 is very much with us again, and anyone who hasn't yet got to know him is urged to do so right away!
January 1, 2000
Standing at the pinnacle of the series, From Russia with Love shows how good a Bond film can be when all the ingredients mesh.
January 27, 2019
It has a few sillier moments, but in general it's quite the tense cold war spy film, with some good foreshadowing and a few really good action set pieces.
November 2, 2018
From Russia With Love perfectly threads the needle between art and commerce, showing us everything that's allowed the series to keep on keeping on.
July 20, 2018
The pace fast and furious and the invention, I suppose, inventive in the sense that a new nonsense always follows hard on the heels of an old nonsense and blow follows blow in crunching virtuosity of method.
December 30, 2017
Cliff-hanging, 1964: that's From Russia with Love. That is, you get a complete serial every five minutes, often with a new babe or two falling for James Bond's masculine charms.
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