Bond 50

Goldfinger 50th commemorated with Steelbook Blu-ray Limited Edition

June 16th, 2014 by

This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the release of one of the most iconic Bond films of all, Goldfinger, and to help celebrate its half century the film is being released as a special limited edition Steelbook version. As yet there are few details, but the cover artwork shown above and below makes it […]

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007 documentary to be released on DVD in January

December 23rd, 2012 by

Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007, the documentary made to celebrate the half centenary of cinematic James Bond, will be released on DVD at the end of January. The documentary received limited cinema release in the UK and on cable TV in the United States, with television airing in some other territories. Click […]

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Review: Everything Or Nothing, The Untold Story of 007

November 14th, 2012 by

On Sunday night I was lucky enough to see the new documentary “Everything Or Nothing”, commissioned as part of the celebrations for the fifthieth anniversary of cinematic James Bond. While it received a cinema release in the UK, albeit on a limited number of screens, and was shown on cable in the US I had […]

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Bond exhibit opens in Canada as Skyfall set to open

November 6th, 2012 by

“Designing 007 – Fifty Years of Bond Style” has arrived in Toronto coinciding with the release of Skyfall in North America. has covered the exhibition, which was originally shown in London earlier this year. For some reason the London exhibition finished before the Skyfall premiere, which surely would have attarcted many more visitors. Skyfall opens […]

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Behind the scenes Bond features available from iTunes for free

November 5th, 2012 by

To celebrate 50 years of cinematic James Bond, MGM has uploaded a number of features to iTunes, which can be downloaded and viewed for free. According to the dates on iTunes the video series, “Fifty Years of James Bond: Behind the Scenes”, was uploaded in September and if you already have the Ultimate Edition DVDs […]

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James Bond poster app now available for iPhone and iPad

October 31st, 2012 by

Dorling Kindersley has released a version of its recent book of James Bond posters as an app on the iTunes store. Available for iPhone and iPad, the app 105 posters, including rare and previously unpublished posters from all over the world. The app also includes a slideshow facility, with the option to select your favourite posters. Click here to […]

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Terence Young: 50 years of 007 on the big screen

October 14th, 2012 by

Although Ian Fleming will be forever credited with the creation of James Bond, director Terence Young was responsible in many ways for the evolution of the smooth suave agent that people would later fall in love with. Young’s appreciation for tailored suits, fine wines and beautiful women was remarkably similar to that of Bond and […]

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Bond and Beyond: a musical celebration of 50 years of James Bond

October 11th, 2012 by

Professional musician Tim Mottershead recently attended “Bond and Beyond”, a concert given to celebrate the music from 50 years of James Bond films. At the concert the results of a poll to discover the nation’s favourite 007 themes was also revealed. I travelled by metro link to Salford Quays, which with the Lowry Theatre, Imperial War […]

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Christie’s James Bond auction wildly beats estimates

October 9th, 2012 by

Last Friday saw the auction of various pieces of Bondmania up at Christie’s. Entitled “50 Years of James Bond – The Auction”, 40 lots were available online, while 10 more were also available at an invitation charity action at Christie’s on Friday with proceeds going to twelve charitable organisations, which benefited from a total of […]

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MOMA James Bond film retrospective in October

August 31st, 2012 by

As part of the celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the James Bond films it was recently announced that the Museum of Modern Art in New York (MOMA) would be holding a retrospective of the 22 films in the EON Productions film series. Yesterday a press release was published on the official 007 website giving […]

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