Anna Swanson

Anna Swanson is a Senior Contributor who hails from Toronto. She can usually be found at the nearest rep screening of a Brian De Palma film.
Best Australian Horror Movies

10 Best Australian Horror Movies

By Anna Swanson 

Jumpier than a kangaroo and scarier than a spider encounter, these are the ten best horror films to hail from down under. 

Tomorrow Never Dies Pierce Brosnan James Bond

Pretty Boy Bond: Reflections on the Pierce Brosnan Era

By Meg Shields, and Anna Swanson 

To quote John Waters: “Sometimes, stupid and cute ARE enough.” Or are they? The Bondathon duo is back for an investigation into the legacy of Pierce Brosnan’s 007.

Showgirls Double Take

Double Take: ‘Showgirls’ at 25 and the Unlikely Legacy of Nomi Malone 

By Meg Shields, and Anna Swanson 

One of the worst films of all time? We think not! For the film’s 25th anniversary, here’s our re-appraisal of ‘Showgirls.’

James Bond Opening Titles Collage

Every James Bond Opening Title Sequence, Ranked

By Anna Swanson, and Meg Shields 

Maurice Binder said it best: “Girls, guns, smoke, and steam.”

Brian De Palma Shots

The 10 Most Obsession-Worthy Shots of Brian De Palma’s Career

By Anna Swanson 

From the perverse to the paranoid, these are the most unshakeable moments from the films of Brian De Palma.

Timothy Dalton James Bond

A James Bond Under The Radar: Reflections on the Timothy Dalton Era

By Meg Shields, and Anna Swanson 

What if Timothy Dalton is the best Bond, actually?

Bond Boys Ranked

All 43 Bond Boys Ranked

By Anna Swanson, and Meg Shields 

This one’s for the boys.

Roger Moore Octopussy

James Bond the Clown: Reflections on the Roger Moore Era

By Meg Shields, and Anna Swanson 

Moore, Moore, Moore! How do you like it, how do you like it?

Bond Girls Ranked

All 55 Bond Girls Ranked

By Anna Swanson, and Meg Shields 

While we wait for the eventual release of ‘No Time To Die,’ we decided to rank every single one of the Bond Girls (including the married ones, too).