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The New European looks at the story behind the Dr No art theft

February 28th, 2022 by

Both Skyfall and SPECTRE both feature real-life stolen artworks in a tongue-in-cheek nod to reality that began with Dr No. In Skyfall Severine shows Modigliani’s Woman With a Fan to an art collector in Shanghai, who Patrice is sent to kill. The painting was stolen in 2010 along with four other paintings and is yet to […]

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On Her Majesty’s Secret Service: Food and drink from the novel

February 9th, 2022 by

A detailed look at the food and drink in the novel On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. Ian Fleming’s 11th James Bond book starts with 007 visiting Vesper’s grave in Royale-les-Eaux, which we learn he does every year. Northern France After James Bond checks into Hotel Splendide in Royal- les-Eaux he orders a bottle of the […]

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Review: James Bond: Himeros #2 from Dynamite

February 1st, 2022 by

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

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Italy

January 27th, 2022 by

A detailed look at the spectacular Italian locations that appear in No Time to Die. After Norway the pre-title sequence of No Time to Die jumps forward in time to Bond and Madeleine in southern Italy after leaving London at the end of SPECTRE. Extensive use was made of Italy’s spectacular locations, including the towns […]

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Norway

January 26th, 2022 by

A look at the Norwegian filming locations used in No Time to Die. The pre-title sequence of No Time to Die is the longest of the entire series. At nearly 24 minutes in length it covers two distinct time periods and is in two countries with the contrast between the snowscapes of 1990s Norway swapped […]

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Happy Christmas from The James Bond Dossier

December 25th, 2021 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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Review: James Bond: Himeros #1 from Dynamite

December 15th, 2021 by

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

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Review: James Bond: Agent of SPECTRE #5 from Dynamite

November 12th, 2021 by

Javier E Trujillo reviews issue 5 of Dynamite’s 2021 comic book series.

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Review: James Bond: Agent of SPECTRE #4 from Dynamite

November 1st, 2021 by

Javier E Trujillo reviews issue 4 of Dynamite’s 2021 comic book series.

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The drinks of No Time to Die

October 11th, 2021 by

What does James Bond drink in No Time to Die? Here we attempt to give a definitive answer. Spoiler Alert: If you haven’t yet seen the film then please remember that this article may contain spoilers. Continue at your own risk! From my initial viewings of No Time to Die I compiled an initial list […]

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