No Time To Die: Review

September 30th, 2021 by

Special Agent Jof Gurd’s spoiler-free review of the new Bond film. Note from editor: we make every effort to avoid spoilers. However, if you really want to know nothing of the film then don’t read this (or any other) review until you have seen it. So, after 15 years, this is the end of the […]

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Review roundup

September 29th, 2021 by

The first crop of reviews of No Time to Die appear to be overwhelmingly positive. It’s been a long wait. But the reviews for No Time to Die appear to be overwhelmingly positive. Unusually, there were no press screenings prior to the premiere. Instead the film received simultaneous screenings across the world and the first […]

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No Time To Die Royal Premiere Report

September 29th, 2021 by

Jof Gurd reports on last night’s premiere of No Time to Die. It all came down to this: a rainswept evening at the Royal Albert Hall as a new James Bond film, Daniel Craig’s last, was finally revealed to audiences after a tortuous journey beset by behind-the-scenes indecision, changes of personnel, on-set injury and, of […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0104: First Takes

September 29th, 2021 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. Note: Having not yet seen No Time to Die I wasn’t involved in this podcast and haven’t listened to it. It is a no-spoilers first impressions of the film – but listen at your own risk. We return from […]

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Photos from the No Time to Die premiere

September 29th, 2021 by

After 18 months of delay due to the pandemic, last night finally saw No Time to Die premiere at London’s Royal Albert Hall. That’s not to say it was a normal premiere by any stretch of the imagination. Covid-19 meant that premiere attendees had to provide a negative covid test and were requested, although not […]

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Watch the No Time to Die premiere livestream

September 28th, 2021 by

If you missed the livestream you can watch the recording instead.

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Dirty Vodka Martini

September 28th, 2021 by

Ahead of the No Time to Die premiere, David T Smith looks at the Dirty Vodka Martini from SPECTRE. Along with many other 007 fans, I have been re-watching the series in preparation for the release of No Time To Die. As someone who (only slightly metaphysically) lives and breathes cocktails and distilling, I was […]

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Premiere day!

September 28th, 2021 by

OK, so today is the premiere of No Time to Die. But one thing you don’t attend a premiere for is a great cinematic experience, at least not at the Royal Albert Hall. Casino Royale was a triple premiere in Leicester Square, which would be my choice if I were organising them.  But for SPECTRE […]

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Bond producers on BBC Radio 4

September 27th, 2021 by

Short segment on BBC Radio 4 devoted to No Time to Die features interview with Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson. James Bond is always big news in the UK so there is no surprise about the current media coverage ahead of the premiere tomorrow. This morning Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson appeared on […]

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A big week for Bond

September 27th, 2021 by

After numerous delays No Time to Die is set to hit cinemas this week as James Bond once again reaches fever pitch. It’s a big week for James Bond. After a slow start following SPECTRE the film was delayed when they changed the director and then the Covid-19 pandemic hit with a month to go. […]

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