The World Is Not Enough

Specialist Barcelona cinema showing 007 retrospective in May

May 1st, 2015 by

A specialist cinema in Barcelona will be showing a six-film 007 retrospective in May shown in 35mm or projected digitally in 4K depending on the film and shown in English. Phenomena describes itself as “The Ultimate Cinematic Experience” and specialises in showing films from the 70s, 80s and 90s, although movies from other eras are also shown. […]

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Ian Fleming recycled: literary Bond moments in the films

September 12th, 2012 by

There is a scene in the book Casino Royale when Bond is about to place a bet that has the potential, if luck favours him, to wipe out Le Chiffre at baccarat, the reason he’s been sent by M to Royale-les-Eaux. Changes are always made when bringing a book to the big screen, and Casino Royale was no […]

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The Maiden’s Tower, Istanbul

September 21st, 2011 by

It has recently been revealed that permission has been granted for Bond 23 to shoot on location in Istanbul, already well used in From Russia With Love and featuring at the end of The World Is Not Enough. In this article we take a look at the Maiden’s Tower, which served as M’s prison in […]

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The World Is Not Enough soundtrack

July 4th, 2011 by

After the warm reception for his soundtrack to Tomorrow Never Dies, the producers had a relatively simple choice when deciding who to select to score the next instalment in the 007 series.  So, in September 1998, David Arnold became the first person to be invited to score a second Bond film since John Barry when […]

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A profile of screenwriters Purvis and Wade

February 7th, 2011 by

When the release date of Bond 23 was announced in January, it was also confirmed that Neal Purvis and Robert Wade would reprise their role as screenwriters for the next Bond movie, as well as new blood in the form of John Logan, responsible for writing ‘The Last Samurai’, ‘Gladiator’ and ‘The Aviator’. Bond 23 […]

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