Tag Archives: 007

July 11

The Bond Files: 12 Days of Bond

In 12 days I leave for Jamaica. In honor of the trip and my passion for everything James Bond, I am watching every James Bond film ever produced. Why Jamaica and why Bond? For two months every year, from 1946 to his death eighteen years later, Ian Fleming – the writer and creator of James […]

May 28

The Bond Files: 007 Title Sequences: Timeless or Dated?

Originally posted on KALEIDO! LEIDO!:
This post focuses on Bond films from the Moore era onwards. The Connery/Lazenby era feels like almost a completely different franchise and worthy of a separate discussion.  —————————————————————————————————– (above: Typical ridiculously dated Bond title sequence) Bond films were the staple food of my childhood. My uncle’s house only had one DVD, a…

May 26

The Bond Files: Information on Omega and James Bond Watches

Originally posted on Book & Quote Monster:
Ten Things to Know about Omega by WatchTime Omega is a well-known brand which has associations with NASA, Olympics and James Bond etc.It has the Speedmaster, Seamaster and Constellation collections etc. What’s in a Name? In 1903, the company changed name from Louis Brandt & Frere to Omega…

May 25

The Bond Files: Why the spy movie genre is stronger than ever

May 24

The name’s Bond, James Bond

May 23

Film review: Spectre is the Bond of Bonds

Originally posted on Cafe thinking:
It’s a couple of months now since Spectre burst on to our cinema screens. Like a firework it blazed bright but its light has since been dimmed in comparison to the latest Star Wars epic. (Actually, I think that Spectre and The Force Awakens have quite a lot in common…

May 19

Bond….Next Bond??

Originally posted on fashioneaternomad:
There has been a lot of noise recently regarding the hotly anticipated 4th instalment of Daniel Craig taking on the reigns of Britain’s most legendary MI6 Agent, James Bond in Spectre. The release is always matched by a host of questions: How will the iconic theme song sound? (performed by the…