sean connery

Uncovering Curiosities: Sidney Lumet’s THE OFFENCE

Back in 1972 Sean Connery wanted to get as far away from James Bond as he possibly could. He was lured back to the character for 1971’s Diamonds Are Forever but part of his (then) record-breaking payday was the stipulation that United Artists [...]

October 12, 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

George Lazenby As Ian Fleming’s JAMES BOND

By 1967 Sean Connery had grown tired of playing James Bond  – and the public scrutiny that went with the role. He quit the series during the production of You Only Live Twice in 1967. Faced with the loss of their star, producers Harry [...]

April 16, 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

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