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Lazenby -How a Threesome Led Him to the Role of James Bond

Got to admire George Lazenby’s candor, in a Podcast interview with the Hollywood Reporter’s Scott Feinberg at the TCM Classic Film Festival Lazenby openly talks about his time as Bond as well as what led him there. While we are not exactly sure what “Podcasts” are, we sincerely hope those poor Orcas make back to their families safely. In all seriousness (and very bad…

Teaser Poster: Sterling Malory Archer is James Bond

A few weeks ago the EON team proudly released a teaser poster for their new film Hydra, no, wait sorry. S.P.E.C.T.R.E, I meant SPECTRE, their mascots are so similar it is easy to confuse them.   Aside from the computer generated looking Craig (photoshopped to the extreme) what got the attention of the younger generation was the…

Bond -Do Looks Matter?

Bond is famous as a handsome hero in the same guise as – for example – Superman. When Ian Fleming sat down with a stiff drink and penned his first thriller his hero was an archetypal one: tall, dark and handsome. But now today in 2015 we have a Bond in the movies who is the…

Geoffrey Holder 1930-2014

Another sad day for Bond fans. Geoffrey Holder, who played Baron Samedi in Live and Let die, passed away last Sunday at the age of 84. Geoffrey was an undisputed talent who leaves behind an incredible legacy. Our Thoughts and prayers go out to his family.     Special thanks to Kris for posting the…

New line of Bond comics announced

Ian Fleming Publications Ltd. has granted a license to publish.  Dynamite Entertainment has a worldwide publishing rights for a James Bond comic books, graphic novels, and digital comics series based on Ian Fleming’s novels. They also have the right to create new material which is what they apparently plan to do with the first stories…

RIP Richard Kiel

Richard Kiel a giant of a man with a heart just as big has passed away at the age of 74. He was only in two Bond movies (“The Spy Who Loved Me” & “Moonraker”) however his impact was far greater making him a icon of the series. It is rumoured Bond 24 producers are…

RIP Gottfried John

Gottfried John best know to us as General Ourumov from GoldenEye died of cancer September 1st, 2014. He is survived by his wife. The actor worked with Rainer Werner Fassbinder and was James Bond’s nemesis in ‘Goldeneye’ German character actor Gottfried John, star of German stage, film and television who found international success as a…

Our November Man First Reviews

Our members in the territories where November Man was release have given us some feedback. For the most part they agree with the CinemaScore B+ rating and they agree a sequel would be worthwhile. Appears there are Bond references to go along with the former Bond and Bond girl starring in this picture. Discuss this…

The November Man

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Today is the day Pierce Brosnan realizes a decades old dream to make this movie, maybe a series if the movie is successful. Pierce Brosnan’s action spy film, The November Man, doesn’t actually come out until August 27, but Relativity already feels like it has a hit on its hands, so much so that they…

New Forum Elimination Game: Firearms

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With the conclusion of the incidental music game a new game was launched, the firearm elimination game (voting for our favorite Bond gun).  Jim Carrey already tweeted to inform us he will not be participating, however we are hopeful his personal bodyguard might join in the fun. Firearms elimination game Special thanks to JackJamesBond007 for…

Forum Elimination Game: Incidental Music Final Results

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The Forum game reached its conclusion, special thanks to Kris for his work compiling the songs and to everyone who participated. (Cheers!) And the Winner is: A View To A Kill: He’s Dangerous (John Barry) FINAL CHART: 23 – Quantum of Solace: A Night at the Opera (David Arnold) 22 – Skyfall: The Chimera (Thomas…

R.I.P. Michael France (GoldenEye Screenwriter)

Michael France, 1962-2013 Screenwriter Michael France was found dead by his sister Friday morning.  Our deepest condolences go out to Michael’s family and friend for their sad loss.. Special thank to “Napoleon Solo” for posting the story. Discuss this in our forum. tampabay.com ST. PETE BEACH — Hollywood screenwriter and Beach Theatre owner Michael France…

13 Bond Movies Free to Amazon Prime Subscribers Through April

Good news for Bond fans in the USA subscribed to Amazon Prime, now though the end of April there are 13 Classic Bond movies available free through Amazon Prime Streaming. The movies are available in HD for playback on Kindle Fire HD, Xbox 360, PS3, Roku or other HD compatible devices Check Out Your Favorite…

New Forum Elimination Game: Incidental Music

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Classic Bond moderator Krisatos has created a new forum elimination game centering on the incidental music of the Bond series, Doctor No to Skyfall. Please be sure to check it out! Unsung Bond on Spotify   Incidental music elimination game by Kristatos » 04 Apr 2013 10:27 am I have finally compiled the Spotify playlist…

Martin Campbell to Direct Blakes 7 Remake

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Bond director Martin Campbell (age 70) will be directing the remake of cult classic Blakes 7 for the SyFy channel. Some of our staff are not so sure about remaking this series,  how do you feel about the potential Battlestar Galactica treatment for Blakes 7?  discuss in our forum. Deadline.com–FremantleMedia is launching sales here in Cannes on the…

Classic Bond 50th Anniversary Blu-ray Collection Sets A Record For MGM

MGM proudly announced the Bond 50 Blu-ray sales set a record becoming the bestselling Blu-ray box set of 2012 with worldwide sales totaling $50 million (so far). Many of these sets are at this moment wrapped under the tree or in “Santa’s” bag waiting to be opened over the holidays. While we do not know how  many set were sold the…