James Bond & Friends

James Bond & Friends – Episode 0092: No Prime To Die

May 27th, 2021 by

With the news that Amazon will spend $8.45b to take over MGM, we discuss the potential ups and downs of having half the James Bond rights owned by a company with deep pockets.

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0091: Art of Bond: Goldfinger I

May 22nd, 2021 by

This episode we survey the book covers of Goldfinger, including the first edition by Richard Chopping.

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0090: Watchalong with You Only Live Twice

May 14th, 2021 by

Join us as we watch 1967’s You Only Live Twice together as a group experience.

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0087: Essential Bond

April 17th, 2021 by

The panel discusses the key elements of James Bond from the novels to the films, identifying some of the things we believe makes 007 charming and successful.

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0086: Watchalong with Spectre 2

April 8th, 2021 by

We complete our SPECTRE odyssey as the second half picks up in Tangier.

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0085: Art of Bond: Moonraker

March 27th, 2021 by

The panel review the original first edition art work by Kenneth Lewis and the UK quad poster by Dan Goosee.

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0084: Watchalong with SPECTRE 1

March 20th, 2021 by

Join us as we watch the first half of 2015’s Spectre together as a group experience.

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0083: James Bond Jr Watchalong 2

March 9th, 2021 by

For this episode, we resurrect an oft-forgotten relic of the canon – James Bond Jr – as it celebrates its 30th anniversary this year.

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0082: Art of Bond: From Russia With Love II

February 20th, 2021 by

The panel reviews the original UK quad poster and bring to the table some other posters used to promote the 1963 film, many of which riff on the original artwork by Renato Fratini.

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James Bond & Friends – Episode 0080: Art of Bond: From Russia, With Love

February 7th, 2021 by

The panel takes a look at the first edition of From Russia, With Love by Richard Chopping. Why is it such a striking piece of art and how did covers that followed it emulate it?

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