James Bond & Friends

James Bond & Friends – Episode 0034: Trailer Reaction

December 5th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. What can we learn from the No Time To Die trailer? What might be the reaction of a wider audience? This week we assemble a large panel to dissect the No Time To Die teaser trailer that debuted on […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0033: Previously On James Bond 2/2

November 29th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. Has the creative team written themselves into a cul de sac? This episode we continue our round-up of all the latest news and interviews for No Time To Die since principal photography wrapped, digging in to some of the […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0032: Previously On James Bond 1/2

November 26th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere.     What’s been happening since No Time To Die wrapped photography? This episode we round up all the latest news and interviews for No Time To Die since principal photography wrapped, and welcome newcomer John Clark (AKA HaphazardStuff) […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0031: Judi Dench Earth II

November 19th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere.     How much Bond continuity is successful? How much is necessary? This episode we consider the problem of continuity in a 57 year-old film franchise. We speculate why the Daniel Craig era leaned so heavily on connections to […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0030: A Security Risk

November 9th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. <img src=”https://www.thejamesbonddossier.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/james-bond-and-friends.jpg”> How did the character of Moneypenny evolve from page to screen? In light of the news that Naomie Harris has suggested an independent Moneypenny adventure, we delve into the character of M’s long-serving secretary and the other […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0029: Survey Says

October 24th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere.  This episode is quite different to anything we’ve done before and was great fun to record. I’ve never laughed so much during a recording, as you’ll find out when you listen. We asked 100 James Bond fans… Taking […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0028: Quite A Sacrifice

October 16th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. How do the films most faithful to Fleming stack up against the best original adventures? The panel selects their favourite film from the franchise that is closest to the Ian Fleming source material and – conversely – picks out […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0027: This Call Is Being Recorded

October 10th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. Does the scale of the villain’s plot affect the quality of the adventure? We explore a hypothesis that the effectiveness of a James Bond film is related to the scale and stakes of the villain’s plot. Along the way […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0026: The Rule of ’80s Bond

October 1st, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. Which two pictures make the best double feature? We explore the history of Bond double bills before pitching our ultimate double features to screen in our imaginary picture house. Our selections are designed to showcase some interesting tone, thematic […]

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0025: A Special Relationship

September 20th, 2019 by

The latest episode of James Bond & Friends is now available on Apple Podcasts and elsewhere. How is America treated in the James Bond series? We kick off this week talking about the use of American locations in the James Bond novels and films, and quickly get detoured in to a deeper discussion about how […]

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