James Bond & Friends – Episode 0075: Holiday Fireside Chat

December 31st, 2020 by

What were our Bondian highlights of 2020 and what are we looking forward to in 2021?

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Happy Christmas from The James Bond Dossier

December 25th, 2020 by

Wherever you are in the world, have a great day and celebrate 007 style! I know – I hate that song too, but it’s the only Christmas song to appear on a Bond soundtrack. If you’d like to read more about how James Bond spent Christmas Day in the book On Her Majesty’s Secret Service […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0074: Bond Family Feud – Grand Final

December 24th, 2020 by

Taking a break from our usual discussion & watchalong format, we play Family Feud (or Family Fortunes, depending on where you’re from) with returning champions Lisa Funnell and Ben Williams battling Bill Koenig and David Leigh in the grand final for the 2020 title.

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Dynamite announces new James Bond comic series

December 23rd, 2020 by

007 will team up with Blofeld in Dynamite’s forthcoming series Agent of SPECTRE. All bets are off in Dynamite’s hotly anticipated new James Bond series, Agent of SPECTRE, coming this March and written by Christos Gage. There’s a civil war brewing within the iconic nefarious organization of SPECTRE. A power-hungry rookie American member has her […]

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MGM actively seeking buyer

December 22nd, 2020 by

Studio has recruited advisors with value now pegged at $5.5 billion. Back in mid-October we reported that MGM’s largest shareholder, New York hedge fund Anchorage Capital Group, was under pressure to put the studio up for sale. That came following the decision to postpone the release of No Time to Die for a second time […]

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Peter Lamont dies aged 91

December 18th, 2020 by

Today we received the sad news of Peter Lamont’s death aged 91. Born in London in 1929, Peter Lamont began his movie career in 1947 as a draftsman. He continued in that role for many years, joining the Bond series on Goldfinger (1964) as draftsman. From Thunderball he worked as a set decorator, was promoted […]

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MI6 Confidential Special #4: John Glen’s all time high – director’s diary

December 16th, 2020 by

MI6 Confidential’s 100-page special issue #4 is now shipping worldwide. In 2017, after ten years of service, MI6 Confidential introduced a new special format: a limited-run 100-page perfect bound issue of the magazine taking a deep dive into one particular facet of the franchise. The fourth release hands the microphone to long-serving Bond director, John […]

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MI6 Confidential #58: a legend begins

December 15th, 2020 by

Issue #58 of the full-colour James Bond magazine MI6 Confidential is now shipping worldwide. Every James Bond fan will remember where they were when they first heard the news that Sir Sean Connery had sadly passed away aged 90 on Saturday 31st October 2020. To honour such an icon of cinema would not be possible […]

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New album covers James Bond theme songs for charity

December 11th, 2020 by

Current and former members of The Wedding Present cover 20 Bond classics. Musicians associated with British indie-rockers The Wedding Present have released an album of 20 James Bond cover versions. The band formed in Leeds in 1985 and was associated with the C86 movement in the UK. According to the band’s singer, David Gedge, Not […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0072: Bond Family Feud – Semi Final 1

December 11th, 2020 by

Taking a break from our usual discussion & watchalong format, we play Family Feud as two teams hope to make it through to the grand final!

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