Reviews

Review: Ian Fleming’s Commandos by Nicholas Rankin

October 26th, 2011 by

One thing clear from reading about the life of Ian Fleming is that while he found it difficult to apply himself to his career during peacetime, his role as personal assistant to the Director of Naval Intelligence during the Second World War brought out the best in him. It was during this time that Commander […]

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Review: Being James Bond – Volume One

December 28th, 2010 by

One of the big appeals of James Bond is the way in which he can seemingly handle himself in whatever situation he finds himself and possesses the social skills to get by anywhere. Whether he’s playing the high stakes gambling tables of Montecarlo, Montenegro or Las Vegas, or at a gypsy camp near Istanbul he […]

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Goldfinger watch strap from Corvus

July 8th, 2009 by

A while ago I saw on the Absolutely James Bond forum a project by Corvus Watches to produce a watch strap like the one worn by Sean Connery in Goldfinger.

What is interesting about the strap is that it was previously believed to be black and grey; however, when the Blu-Ray version was released it became clear that the straps in fact had three colours; dark blue, green and red. Anyway, I signed up to the mailing list to be kept informed of the project and once the order book opened up I bought two straps.

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Review: James Bond Encyclopedia by John Cork and Collin Stutz

September 28th, 2007 by

The hefty size and weight were what first struck me about the James Bond Encyclopedia when it arrived, but when I opened the book and started to browse through the the wealth of information and stunningly reproduced photographs it was obvious that it is destined for the coffee table rather than gathering dust in my […]

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The James Bond Workout

February 27th, 2007 by

Find out more about Daniel Craig’s workout for Casino Royale. Includes links to learn more about increasing fitness and building muscle. Get a body like Bond!

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James Bond DVD collection

February 27th, 2007 by

It is now more than six months since the Ultimate Edition James Bond DVD collection was released in the UK, which has given more than enough time to have the chance to watch the films and documentaries.

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