Anniversary of UK release of Goldeneye [1995]

November 24th, 2017 by

Goldeneye went on UK general release on November 24th 1995. Pierce Brosnan’s 007 début ended a four year drought of Bond movies after a legal dispute between Cubby Broccoli and MGM/Pathé.

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Anniversary of UK première of Goldeneye [1995]

November 22nd, 2017 by

The UK première of Goldeneye took place at the Odeon Leicester Square on 22nd November 1995 with Prince Charles in attendance.

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Anniversary of US release of Goldeneye [1995]

November 17th, 2017 by

Goldeneye went on general release in the United States on 17th November 1995.

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Anniversary of Goldeneye World Première [1995]

November 13th, 2017 by

Goldeneye, Pierce Brosnan’s 007 début, received its World Première at the Radio City Music Hall in New York on 13th November 1995.

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Birthday of Famke Janssen from ‘GoldenEye’ [1964]

November 5th, 2017 by

Famke Janssen, who played Xenia Onatopp in Goldeneye was born in Amstelveen, Netherlands on 5th November, 1964. Photo: Famke Janssen by Gage Skidmore. Licensed under CC BY 2.0.

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Birthday of director Martin Campbell [1943]

October 24th, 2017 by

Martin Campbell, who directed Goldeneye and Casino Royale and hence introduced both Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig as 007, was born on 24th October 1943 in New Zealand. Campbell’s other work includes directing episodes of the cult British TV series The Professionals, while film work includes two Zorro films with Antonio Banderas and Catherine Zeta-Jones, as […]

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Birthday of Goldeneye composer Éric Serra [1959]

September 9th, 2017 by

Éric Serra, who composed the soundtrack for Pierce Brosnan’s first outing 007 in Goldeneye (1995), was born in France on 9th September 1959.

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Birthday of Izabella Scorupco from GoldenEye [1970]

June 4th, 2017 by

Izabella Scorupco, who played Natalya Simonova in GoldenEye, was born in Bialystok, Poland on 4th June 1970. Photo: “Izabella Scorupco 2013 (cropped)” by Film i väst. Licensed under CC BY 3.0.

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Birthday of 007 actor Pierce Brosnan [1953]

May 16th, 2017 by

Pierce Brosnan, who starred as James Bond in a total of four films starting with Goldeneye (1995), was born in Ireland on 16th May 1953. Brosnan first caught Cubby Broccoli’s eye when he visited the set of For Your Eyes Only with his wife, Cassandra Harris, who played Countess Lisl von Shlaf in the film. When the […]

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The Bond Novelizations Part II: Licence to Kill and GoldenEye

April 27th, 2017 by

British writer John Gardner wasn’t new to the world of James Bond in 1989, when Timothy Dalton’s second film as agent 007, Licence to Kill, was released.   By that time, the former Royal Marine commando and writer was firmly established as the man who resurrected Ian Fleming’s spy for the 1980s. After Ian Fleming’s […]

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