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Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond Review

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★★★★★

This slick Ian Fleming biopic, covering his time as a World War II spy up to his decision to try writing, explains the origins of titles like GoldenEye, though Octopussy remains a mystery. The sex scenes are a bit Shannon Tweed, but the affair between Fleming (Dominic Cooper) and Ann (Lara Pulver) is nicely done. Shame the ending’s given away so early.