November 1, 2020
Goldfinger was the third film in the James Bond franchise but the film, starring Sean Connery, is the gold standard for all Bond films.
August 24, 2020
Bond is ordered to remain cold and objective but disobeys handsomely, seducing and bedding almost every woman in the film.
July 16, 2020
I know we all have our favourites but the Bond franchise wouldn't be what it is today without Goldfinger.
May 16, 2020
It's not quite the perfect film many claim it to be, but it is a perfect representation of what Bond is, and you would be hard-pressed to identify a film in the series that is filled with more iconic moments than this one.
May 4, 2020
The stoic, tongue-in-cheek style in this third 007 flick was culturally defining.
January 24, 2020
The third, and by far the best, of the Bond jobs.
October 31, 2019
Parts of the film are so classically dramatic they could function as silent pieces - like when Bond infiltrates Goldfinger's plant in Switzerland and the Fort Knox raid.
January 27, 2019
Goldfinger is a classic, no doubt. It does have some flaws in the third quarter of the film, but it pulls it back to become a fun, relaxing watch.
November 2, 2018
The ultimate measure of Goldfinger's sustained success is in how much it's become part of our shared filmic culture irrespective of whether folks have even seen the movie.
July 6, 2018
Goldfinger allows nothing to impede its sense of humour: it converts Bond into a human equivalent of the cat in the Tom and Jerry cartoons, with the same ghastly resilience and the same capacity for absorbing punishment.
December 30, 2017
This is the third, tightest and wildest script Sean Connery, as the invincible agent, has yet had on the screen.
October 23, 2015
Goldfinger really is a dazzling object lesson in the principle that nothing succeeds like excess.
October 21, 2014
[VIDEO ESSAY] "Goldfinger" set in stone the formula for what would become cinema's longest running and most reliably entertaining franchise. Regardless of how many installments have come since, "Goldfinger" retains its reputation as the best of the bunch.
April 2, 2014
All the tropes are genre highs, from the iconic title song to the archetypal cool car to the endlessly quotable sadistic one-liners.
February 2, 2014
Ours not to reason why with "Goldfinger"; ours but to gape and admire; which is very easy and enjoyable until the story's iceberg of extravagance finally appears in its true proportions.
January 8, 2014
For 007 fans or action adventure/spy movie fans in general, it really doesn't get much better than "Goldfinger," a tremendous blockbuster that entertains on every level.
October 18, 2012
GOLDFINGER, for me, isn't the perfect Bond movie (though it does have all the elements to be perfect), but it's still a fun, corny time. Definition of a popcorn movie.
June 24, 2012
Gone is any and all idea of James Bond's vulnerability. However, "Goldfinger" swaps in a gaudier, glitzier subtext directly related to how this blockbuster took aim almost squarely at an American audience.