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Review: James Bond: Himeros #5 from Dynamite

September 20th, 2022 by

Javier E. Trujillo reviews the fifth and final issue from Dynamite’s 2021 comic book series.

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007 at the box office: the real top-grossing James Bond movies

September 9th, 2022 by

A box office deep dive to establish the top-grossing James Bond movies in real terms.  Skyfall notched up an impressive box office as the first billion dollar Bond film and was widely reported as the top grossing James Bond movie of all time. Despite expectations, the two subsequent films have failed to beat it. Perhaps […]

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Review: Double or Nothing by Kim Sherwood

August 30th, 2022 by

James Bond is missing in action in the latest novel from Ian Fleming Publications. Double or Nothing is the first in a trilogy of novels focusing on the Double-O Section in which James Bond has vanished while on assignment. It makes sense for Ian Fleming Publications (IFP) to try and establish a new series set […]

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Anniversary of Ian Fleming’s death [1964]

August 12th, 2022 by

James Bond’s creator, one time naval intelligence officer, journalist and author Ian Lancaster Fleming, died of a heart attack in the early hours of 12th August 1964, his only son’s birthday. After a lifetime of heavy drinking and smoking and a reluctance to cut down on the vices he so much enjoyed, Fleming collapsed after dining at […]

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Review: James Bond: Himeros #4 from Dynamite

August 9th, 2022 by

Javier E Trujillo reviews the fourth issue from Dynamite’s 2021 comic book series.

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James Bond’s Lifestyle

July 26th, 2022 by

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A look at aspects of the 007’s lifestyle in the books and films. Think of James Bond and a host of things may come to mind. It could be exotic locations, luxury hotels and perfect martinis. Or maybe fast sports cars, casinos, glamorous women and finally dispatching the villain. James Bond clearly lives an exciting […]

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Review: With a Mind to Kill

June 7th, 2022 by

A look at the third and final James Bond novel by Anthony Horowitz. By the time you read this review it may well be redundant. The publishers kindly sent me a review copy earlier in the year, but – thanks mainly, I suspect, to the Spanish postal service – it never arrived. They couriered a […]

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Additional music in No Time to Die

June 1st, 2022 by

An in-depth look at the additional music used in No Time to Die. Whether or not you are a fan of the score by Hans Zimmer and Steve Mazzaro, some of the more interesting music in No Time to Die is by other artists. The 25th James Bond movie uses a number of additional tracks, […]

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A celebration of Ian Fleming on the anniversary of his birth

May 28th, 2022 by

Today marks the anniversary of the birth Ian Fleming, the author who introduced the world to James Bond in Casino Royale and went on to write a total of fourteen James Bond books. Born in Mayfair on 28 May 1908, during the war Fleming excelled as assistant to the Director of Naval Intelligence. In this capacity he […]

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Jamaica

May 26th, 2022 by

A look at all the Jamaican locations used in No Time to Die. After the film’s launch event on 25th April 2019 at Goldeneye filming commenced at Port Antonio three days later. Some of the first shots were filmed at the square at junction of West Street and William Street. Here Daniel Craig was seen […]

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