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Notebook Reviews: LIVE AND LET DIE

Guy Hamilton – 1973 Live And Let Die is one of the best James Bond movies – and certainly the best (and first) of Roger Moore‘s run as Ian Fleming’s super spy. The story is a blast (if a little dated) and the set pieces make [...]

September 28, 2020

Look After Mr. Bond. See That Some Harm Comes To Him.

Michael Lonsdale, who played the James Bond villain Hugo Drax opposite Roger Moore in Moonraker has died at the age of 89. The well regarded actor worked with auteurs such as François Truffaut, Jacques Rivette and Alain Resnais. Lonsdale also had [...]

September 22, 2020

Promo Image Shows THE WILD GEESE Preparing For Action

Director Andrew V. McLaglen’s 1978 actioner, The Wild Geese kicks-off with James Bond-esqe titles (courtesy of Maurice Binder) and the musical stylings of Joan Armatrading’s Flight of the Wild Geese. Starring Richard Burton, Roger Moore, [...]

August 17, 2020

Bond And Beyond: The Career Of Sean Connery

Sean Connery has always had a strength and maturity buried deep within every character he has ever played; a resonance that adds an important layer to every role. He originated the character of James Bond on the big screen and it’s hard to [...]

May 25, 2020

Roger Moore As Ian Fleming’s JAMES BOND

Live and Let Die was Roger Moore’s introduction to James Bond and he took a different approach to the character. More of a “lady killer” than a cold blooded killer, Moore played up the more ridiculous elements of the character, and delivered a [...]

April 14, 2020

Sean Connery As Ian Fleming’s JAMES BOND

Originally from the pen of author Ian Fleming, James Bond was immortalised onscreen by Sean Connery. Not only did Fleming’s character become a cinematic icon, but Connery himself went on to become a huge star for decades to come.  When the [...]

April 13, 2020

Pierce Brosnan As Ian Fleming’s JAMES BOND

Following a six year court battle over rights issues between Eon and MGM, many thought that the suit wearing James Bond was now a relic of a bygone era. In the mid 1990′s Timothy Dalton declined an invitation to return to the legendary role and, [...]

April 12, 2020

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