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Scrambled Eggs James Bond

May 20th, 2015 by

Scrambled eggs James Bond

While the short story 007 in New York is far from Ian Fleming at his best it does have one thing of interest; James Bond’s own recipe for scrambled eggs, a dish he consumes frequently throughout the books and a particular favourite of his creator, Ian Fleming.

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A View Embraced: Reflections on ‘A View to a Kill’ at 30 Years

May 19th, 2015 by

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Its high-speed vehicle of choice is an airship. Its breaks between the action “hits” run a little longer than we’re generally accustomed. Its woman of choice is decidedly out of her depth in this espionage world. So, it would seem, is our seasoned James Bond, as the crazed villain of the piece helpfully reminds us. […]

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A look at James Bond’s cashmere sweaters provided by N Peal

May 12th, 2015 by

SPECTRE teaser poster

Cashmere specialist N Peal has once again been chosen to dress 007 in SPECTRE after the brand appeared in the action scenes at the end of Skyfall. Two N Peal sweaters are expected to be worn by Daniel Craig, the first of which appears on the teaser poster shown above, while the other can be seen in […]

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The James Bond Films

May 4th, 2015 by

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It’s hard to imagine a world without the James Bond films, which have been with us since Dr No hit the big screen in 1962, catapulting Sean Connery to fame and introducing us to an exciting and, for many, unimaginably sophisticated world. The impact of Dr No on cinema audiences of the time was dramatic […]

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The cast of ‘SPECTRE’ : Léa Seydoux

April 29th, 2015 by

Sam Mendes directs Léa Seydoux

One of the actresses confirmed by Sam Mendes at the SPECTRE launch event at Pinewood was Léa Seydoux in the role of Madeleine Swann. Léa Seydoux was born in 1985 to Henri Seydoux and Valarie Schlumberger, both of whom are of German decent, her father a successful businessman while her mother is a renowned philanthropist. […]

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The “other” James Bond movies

April 28th, 2015 by

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Nearly a decade before Connery brought 007 to life for millions of cinema goers, Barry Nelson played 007 in a television version of Casino Royale. In this article we take a look at that, as well as the other non-canonical James Bond films. Not what you’re looking for? Click here for the James Bond movies by Eon Productions […]

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Timothy Dalton: The Problem Eliminator

April 21st, 2015 by

The Living Daylights poster

There is a beautiful moment during The Living Daylights (1987). Georgie Koskov delivers a certain diatribe about his senior’s admiration for a more autonomical style of rule, much to M’s chagrin. Following such a melodramatic performance, Timothy Dalton swiftly blows a ring from his cigarette. The symbolism is obvious; James Bond can see Koskov is […]

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Teasing Craig: 007 teaser posters from the Daniel Craig era

April 1st, 2015 by

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March 2015 saw not only the first teaser trailer for SPECTRE, but a new teaser poster as well. For this Bond fan, the release of the upcoming movie’s official marketing has always held a great deal of excitement. Trailers and posters are a perfect time capsule of the moment a new 007 thriller is released […]

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The cast of ‘SPECTRE’ : Dave Bautista

March 24th, 2015 by

Mr Hinx

When the ad for Mr Hinx went out it was short and to the point. And Dave Bautista, who was eventually cast, could have been born for the role. Here we look at his life and career so far. Dave Bautista was born in Washington on 18th January 1969 to a Filipino father and Greek […]

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The cast of ‘SPECTRE’ : Christoph Waltz

March 17th, 2015 by

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Christoph Waltz was confirmed for SPECTRE by Sam Mendes at the early December press event, a signing already reported in the weeks before filming thanks to a tipoff to the media. Here we take a look at the Austrian actor’s career to date. Christoph Waltz was born on 4th October 1956 in Vienna into a […]

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