In the third installment of the James Bond saga, Sean Connery reprises his role and we again find our hero working the bad guys and the ladies. Goldfinger brings the gold, a flying circus, huge bad-guy plan dioramas and a sweet laser hidden in an ambulance. It’s a heist at a grand scale with nothing between Goldfinger and criminal legendry but Mr. Bond. You can watch the movie to fill in the blanks, but I think we all know where this is going.
Filled with the usual order of cynicism, dry humor, gadgetry and girls, this movie doesn’t disappoint the espionage fan. My favorite gag is the “hearing aid” card game hustle – classic! This movie is fairly family-friendly, but it definitely pushes 1960s film morals. I give it 3 stars because it was fun, but casting the Hawaiian wrestler as mute butler pretty much threw it for me.

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