Category Archives: James Bond

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. Forty years later Roger Moore’s personal favourite of all his Bond movies is now a classic […]

REMEMBERING ROGER ON THE BIG SCREEN – EON Productions & MGM announce May 31st tribute day

  EON Productions, MGM and Park Circus have announced that Wednesday 31st May has been one date set aside to pay tribute to Roger Moore – who sadly signed out of her Majesty’s Secret Service this week after a short battle with […]

Rest in peace my childhood spy…

  “Whoever said never meet your heroes had clearly never had mine as theirs” – Mark O’Connell, The Guardian Remembering Roger – my bedroom wall Bond, screen hero, sartorial sage, raconteurial inspiration, wedding [telegram] crasher and the kindest, best 007… […]

BOND, BECOMING BOND – Catching George Lazenby’s second 007 movie

Who needs white dots and a John Barry guitar overture? “In 1969, a poor Australian car mechanic who had never acted a day in his life landed the role of James Bond” is nearly as enticing as any gunbarrel opener […]

BECOMING BOND – a unique new documentary looks at the other fellow, George Lazenby

“Is it a good story?” “It depends if you like those kind of stories.”  Becoming Bond promises a unique documentary narrative look at the very stranger-than-fiction true story of George Lazenby, an Australian car mechanic, come model who eventually landed the role […]

PRODUCING THE PRODUCER – Bond producers set to produce the tale of one of Seventies cinema’s key names

In the year that will also see Bond creative house EON Productions tackle a lesser known tale of old Hollywood in new Britain in the form of Paul McGuigan’s Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool, 007 producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G […]

FROM PINEWOOD WITH LOVE – celebrating 80 years of movie majesty

From London Melody to Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool, Pinewood Studios has now been home to British cinema production for eighty years. The moments of cinema that a plot of land in Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire can lay claim to are […]

THE 007th MAN FOR THE JOB

As they say in Rome – hold on the white smoke for now. Despite what red top tabloids, movie newz sites and lazy broadsheets clamouring after the same clickbait are suggesting, there is no real need for a new Bond speculation […]