Tag: James Bond

Bastille Day (2016)
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Bastille Day (2016)

It seems everyone – or at least two of the front runners – with even the slightest chance of becoming James Bond when Daniel Craig eventually hangs up his Walther PPK, is currently featuring in some form of crime / espionage thriller, in what amount to virtual auditions for the […]

TRAILER PARK – ‘SPECTRE’
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TRAILER PARK – ‘SPECTRE’

Well, it’s the one we have all been waiting for – or at least the first full trailer for it.  SPECTRE, the 24th James Bond film and the latest entry in one of the longest running film franchises in the history of the movies, hits cinema screens in October. In […]

SPECTRE – TV spot released ……
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SPECTRE – TV spot released ……

The release date for SPECTRE, the latest James Bond adventure, may still be some months off, but that doesn’t stop classified information being leaked on an almost daily basis.  Here is the new film’s first official TV spot.  Prepare to get excited!   If you found an error, highlight it […]

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The name is ambiguity ………

With under eight months to go before the release of what promises to be one of the year’s most hotly anticipated movies, the news for the next instalment in the long-running James Bond film franchise is beginning to feed through on an almost daily basis.  Today saw the circulation of […]

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What are the best film catchphrases?

Some of the most popular phrases in the English language have come from theatre and film, and many have become so commonly used that their origin is often forgotten. It was Shakespeare that started it all of course, a huge number of words and phrases that are still widely used […]

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007 Submarine Car goes under the hammer today

RM Auctions are today auctioning off the 007 Lotus Esprit Submarine Car that was used in the James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me. Nicknamed ‘Wet Nellie’ on the set, RM Auctions say it is the one and only fully functional Submarine Car and one of the most famous […]

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Skyfall (2012)

Dashing with Daniel When they chose Daniel Craig as the new James Bond they forgot how Ian Fleming conceived the character. Craig isn’t really “dashing” unless you just mean by that somebody who dashes. He’s simply tougher, more ramped up, more macho. While Fleming described Bond as “cruelly handsome,” Craig […]

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Skyfall (2012)

Well, it’s hard to think of a movie that would be more fitting to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Bond movie franchise but I’ve not seen many reviews also pointing out a number of the problems, both minor and major, in the latest 007 adventure. Oh, I saw one […]