Bryan A. Pfleeger

Helpful votes received on reviews: 91% (21 of 23)
Location: Metairie, Louisiana United States
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Bryan Pfleeger is an attorney who specializes in personal injury law and a free lance book reviewer who lives in a suburb of New Orleans, Louisiana.


Top Reviewer Ranking: 394,180 - Total Helpful Votes: 21 of 23
Dr. No (Special Edition) <b>DVD</b> ~ Sean Connery
Dr. No (Special Edition) DVD ~ Sean Connery
Dr. No marks the introduction of one of the most successful franchises in motion picture history. With the introduction of James Bond spy cinema was never the same. Sent to Jamaica to investigate the disappearance of MI5 agent Strangways, Bond stumbles onto the plot of SPECTRE agent Dr. No to destroy the US space program with radio waves.

Since the plot of the film is so well known , I will stick to the features found on the Special Edition DVD. The print quality is sharp and clear for a forty year old film. If one wishes to see the unrestored quality he only needs to view the original trailers to get some idea. The sound is English Mono and the dialogue comes across with no… Read more
Chasing Papi <b>DVD</b> ~ Eduardo Verástegui
Chasing Papi DVD ~ Eduardo Verástegui
Linda Mendoza's comedy Chasing Papi is light pleasant looking fun without a lot of substance. The film is interesting because it is an entirely Latino effort. The cast as well as the production crew are all Latin.
The film follows the life of Thomas Fuentes who finds himself in love with three women in three different cities. There is CiCi the hot blooded Miami waitress who longs to be a dancer; Lorena the Chicago lawyer who reads poetry and is uncertain of her attractiveness and Patricia the New York debutante trying to break away from her family.
The plot develops when all three women show up at Thomas' home. What follows is a slapstick comedy that finds the women learning who… Read more
3.0 out of 5 stars Bond Spoof and Origins, Feb. 4 2004
Charles Feldman's Casino Royale is a colorful psychedelic mess 36 years after its creation. This film was the first James Bond spoof and a precurser of the Austin Powers movies. Unfortunately the film has not aged well.
The jokes seem as dated as the costumes. There is virtually no plot to speak of and the sequences by four directors seem cobbled together by fifth director Val Guest.
The film is fun to watch with its great musical score and vibrant colors but there isn't a lot holding this thing together.
Perhaps the most interesting feature of the disc is the 1954 TV movie from Climax Mystery Theatre which featured Barry Nelson as the American spy Jimmy Bond. It was fun to… Read more