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Double-O Heaven

Rating the Bond flicks -- 007 at his best and worst, from ''Goldfinger'' to ''A View to a Kill''

BABE

BEST: Ursula Andress, Dr. No
WORST: Talisa Soto, Licence to Kill

WOMAN'S NAME

BEST: Pussy Galore (Honor Blackman in Goldfinger)
WORST: Holly Goodhead (Lois Chiles in Moonraker)

VILLAIN

BEST: Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Donald Pleasence in You Only Live Twice)
WORST: Max Zorin (Christopher Walken in A View to a Kill)

SONG

BEST: Live and Let Die, Paul McCartney and Wings
WORST: The Living Daylights, a-ha

ACCOMPLICE

BEST: Oddjob (Harold Sakata in Goldfinger)
WORST: Nick Nack (Herve Villechaize in The Man With the Golden Gun)

VILLAINESS

BEST: Famke Janssen in Goldeneye
WORST: Grace Jones in A View to a Kill

FEMALE OUTFIT

BEST: The gold paint worn by Shirley Eaton in Goldfinger
WORST: The poison-tip shoes worn by Lotte Lenya in From Russia With Love

DEATH

BEST: The murder of Mrs. Bond (Diana Rigg) in On Her Majesty's Secret Service
WORST: The Monty Pythonesque death by inflation of Yaphet Kotto in Live and Let Die

BOND OUTFIT

BEST: Pierce Brosnan's Brioni tuxedo in Goldeneye
WORST: Sean Connery's baby blue terry-cloth jumpsuit in Goldfinger

GADGET

BEST: The fake volcano in You Only Live Twice
WORST: Radioactive homing lint in On Her Majesty's Secret Service

BOND

BEST: Sean Connery
WORST: Woody Allen

Originally posted Nov 17, 1995 Published in issue #301 Nov 17, 1995 Order article reprints
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