MARK O'CONNELL

Writer, Author, Bond Fan

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REMEMBERING ROGER and celebrating the golden spy we loved at Pinewood Studios

Original Roger Moore Stage photo © Mark Mawston / 2017

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CALIFORNIA DREAMING – Catching EON Productions’ sterling FILM STARS DON’T DIE IN LIVERPOOL

‘Life isn’t everything’ chants Elton John towards the end of 1978’s Song for Guy and the beguiling dressing room opening gambit of Paul McGuigan’s Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool. But life is everything if you don’t have much left of it, especially if yours has always been seen through the lens of 1950s Hollywood. Continue reading

CASINO ROYALE IN CONCERT – A triumphant Bond debut at the Royale Albert Hall

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SPIELBERG – HBO to premiere new documentary looking at the man in the baseball cap

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Happy bloody birthday Stephen King!

Happy bloody 70th birthday to Mr Stephen King – the man who launched a thousand video covers, stores and movie memories!

LOVE AND WAR – Reviewing Dan Nicoletta’s superb and vital LGBT – SAN FRANCISCO

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IN HIS ELEMENT – Sölden unveils its innovative new Bond cinematic installation, 007 ELEMENTS

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FILM STARS DON’T DIE IN LIVERPOOL – EON Productions’ new film looks at the sad and the beautiful tale of Gloria Grahame

EON Productions and Barbara Broccoli’s new movie Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool gets its first trailer and totally points to the Oscar buzz possibly coming Annette Bening’s way … Continue reading

LIVELY AND LET DIE – EON Productions announce a new spy thriller, The Rhythm Section


Blake Lively to star in new Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson’s new spy thriller, The Rhythm Section. Continue reading

SO DOES ENGLAND – Marking forty years of THE SPY WHO LOVED ME

7/7/77. As Bond film release dates go, the one for disco bullet The Spy Who Loved Me is perhaps the most unique for Double-O-Seven. Continue reading

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