MI6 Confidential #34: SPECTRE Around the World

March 28th, 2016 by

MI6 Confidential, the full-colour magazine celebrating the world of James Bond 007, returns with its thirty-fourth issue. The multi-million dollar SPECTRE opened in cinemas late last year to a raft of expectation and a record-breaking first week at the box office. Although, as time would tell, the financial takings did not top its predecessor, the […]

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New Young Bond details revealed on Amazon

March 23rd, 2016 by

Fans of the Young Bond books will be interested to learn more about Steve Cole’s next novel in the series  after details emerged on Amazon UK. Buy from Amazon UK | Amazon.com In addition to the title and cover work of Heads You Die being added t the Amazon listing there is also a brief  synopsis: James’s Cuban holiday […]

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James Bond and Wales

March 22nd, 2016 by

With Aston Martin’s recent announcement that they will build a new production plant in Wales, James Bond’s connection to the Land of Song was renewed. When the first Aston Martin DBXs roll off the St Athan production line in 2020 we can hope to see James Bond put the sporty crossover through its paces and […]

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SPECTRE breaks $200M in US

March 22nd, 2016 by

This last weekend SPECTRE finally broke the $200 million barrier in North America. While that is well behind Skyfall’s $305 million box office an article in the Wall Street Journal looks at Sony’s decision to keep on playing the latest Bond film to finally break through the physiologically important $200 million ceiling.

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The life of Ken Adam

March 11th, 2016 by

In this article we celebrate the life of Ken Adam, the man who was responsible for creating the distinctive look of the early Bond films in his role as Production Designer. Ken Adam’s contribution to the Bond movies has become the stuff of legends. Who can forget the sprawling lair of Dr No or the super […]

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Production designer Ken Adam dies aged 95

March 10th, 2016 by

I’ve just seen on the BBC News website the sad news that Ken Adam has died. The legendary production designer worked on a number of the early films, starting with Dr No, and is responsible the distinctive look of the sets. These include the interior of Fort Knox from Goldfinger and Blofeld’s volcano lair in You Only […]

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George Martin dies aged 90

March 9th, 2016 by

Today the internet lit up with the sad news that George Martin has died at the age of 90.  Sometimes known as “the fifth Beatle”, Martin is best known for signing The Beetles to EMI, and as producer he helped shape their sound. As well as working with The Beatles and many other artists, Martin also […]

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Book on 007 theme songs kicks off crowdfunding campaign

March 8th, 2016 by

A brand new book on the music of James Bond themes has just kicked off a crowdfunding campaign on Unbound. The Complete James Bond Themes is written by Nick Parkhouse, who wrote a fantastic series on the Bond movie soundtracks for The James Bond Dossier. As well as offering early pledgers a number of rewards, Nick is offering readers £5 off […]

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Trigger Mortis paperback cover revealed

March 8th, 2016 by

The cover of the UK paperback edition of the most recent James Bond novel has just been revealed by Amazon UK. Pre-order from Amazon UK | Amazon.com The Orion edition of the book will be published in the UK on 19th May and is available to pre-order online now.The US paperback is due from Harper […]

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Take a 360º tour of Q’s SPECTRE workshop

March 4th, 2016 by

Click the play button to visit Q’s workshop then begin your tour by using the controls in the top left hand corner of the video to navigate.

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