James Bond & Friends – Episode 0044: Tobacco Plants

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What was the impact and cultural context of GoldenEye’s release in 1995?

In this episode, we reflect on the release of Goldeneye back in 1995, the challenges it faced, and the lasting legacy it had on the series. Where was Bond fandom at the time? Is it fair to still frame the film as a critical judgment of the character? Did the film succeed in tackling the issues its publicity ran on? Did the videogame have more of an impact in creating a new wave of fans? Has Goldeneye taken on a brand of its own outside the film series? Why does Jack Wade ask about gardening? We attempt, in our own inimitable way, to try and answer all of these questions and more.

The recording took place on March 19th, 2020 in the USA, UK, and Spain.

James Page is a co-founder of MI6-HQ.com and the magazine MI6 Confidential

David Leigh runs thejamesbonddossier.com

Calvin Dyson Reviews Bond channel can be enjoyed at youtube.com/calvindyson

Lisa Funnell (@DrLisaFunnell) is Associate Professor at the University of Oklahoma

This podcast is copyright Pretitles LLC © 2020

Music credit ‘Spy & Die’ by Jay Man

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