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David Leigh

I've been a James Bond fan since I was 8 years old when I simultaneously read Casino Royale and bought an Corgi Aston Martin DB5. I've been running The James Bond Dossier since 2002 and today there are a variety of authors contributing to the website.

Website: https://www.thejamesbonddossier.com

No Time to Die grosses $56M in North America on opening weekend

October 11th, 2021 by

The 25th James Bond film falls short at the domestic box office. No Time to Die opened in the United States and Canada on Friday, with a preview screenings on Wednesday and Thursday. While box office forecasts were generally in excess of $65 million, MGM was touting $50 million for the weekend. In the end the […]

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No Time to Die 4K limited edition to include special DB5 model

October 8th, 2021 by

Numbered edition of new Bond film in HD includes Aston Martin DB5 model. A special numbered limited edition of No Time to Die in 4k is due to be released on 28th February 2022. The set includes both a 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray copy of No Time to Die and a specially created Aston […]

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Cary Fukunaga interviewed for Slash Film

October 8th, 2021 by

No Time to Die director talks about his involvement on the latest Bond film. Fangoria editor and regular James Bond & Friends contributor Phil Nobile Jr recently spoke to Cary Fukunaga about No Time to Die on behalf of Slash Film. You should read the interview in full, but a number of interesting things stood […]

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Daniel Craig honoured with star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

October 8th, 2021 by

Wednesday saw James Bond actor attend ceremony at which he was awarded his star. Daniel Craig became the 2,704th celebrity to be awarded a star on Hollywood Boulevard at a ceremony on Wednesday. It was attended by Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson, Rami Malek, George Lazenby and countless other faces from the world of […]

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Details of No Time to Die home release listed on Amazon

October 5th, 2021 by

Fans hoping for an early release in physical media will need to wait nearly five months to see the new Bond film at home. While it has only been on general release for less than a week in the UK, No Time to Die is now listed on Amazon UK for a late February video […]

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Global James Bond Day

October 5th, 2021 by

On 5th October 1962 Dr No  premiered at the London Pavilion, the first of what is one of the most successful film series ever. Since 2012 the day has been celebrated as Global James Bond Day. So wherever you are in the world and whatever you are doing, today is the day to raise a vodka […]

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No Time to Die takes £21M in UK on opening weekend

October 4th, 2021 by

Latest Bond beats Skyfall and SPECTRE opening weekends. Pent up demand for a new James Bond film saw No Time to Die earn £21 million over the weekend, putting it on £26 million for the four days since opening on Thursday. So far it has opened in 54 geographical markets where it has taken $119 […]

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The day after

October 2nd, 2021 by

Obviously I’ve been following the production of No Time to Die much closer than most people. Sometimes following 007 so closely leads to learning more than I should before seeing a particular film for the first time. But this time I just was not at all prepared for what the filmmakers delivered. I’m still pretty […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0105: Hot Takes

October 2nd, 2021 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. Full spoiler discussion of No Time To Die. Now that the 25th James Bond film is out in most of the world, we take the gloves off and discuss the good, bad, and the ugly of No Time To […]

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No Time to Die takes at least £4.5M on first day in UK

October 1st, 2021 by

All eyes on new Bond’s box office after 18 months of misery for cinema. No Time to Die has earned £4.5 to £5 million at the UK box office on its first day of release, according a statement issued by Eon Productions, MGM, Universal Pictures International and United Artists Releasing. The opening figure beats SPECTRE […]

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