#EtTu, Bond?

  Recently the question has been asked how will Bond navigate the new #metoo era, the answer should be, in…

Fans of Mediocrity Rejoice!

  Well its official Daniel Craig has slashed his wrists, at least metaphorically speaking. Craig claims he “changed his mind”…

Roger Moore 1927-2017

  In a day of tragedy we lose another treasure of our world. Sir Roger Moore passed away today after…

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The Spectre Introspection: part 3: Fool’s Holiday

  After the titles we find our intrepid hero seated in M’s office getting a real blowing up. M takes 30 seconds to lay out the plot line involving the merger of MI5 and 6 including the fact the 00 section is on the chopping block (AGAIN!!!), as well as inform us the new head…

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Skyfail, or Welcome to Scotland the Dark Bond Rises

  If EON was watching the Bourne series while writing QOS, then they were certainly watching the Dark Knight series while writing Skyfall! This is just meant to touch on the highlights or should I say lowlights of this movie, because to call out everything wrong with it would take ages. Please feel free to…

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RANT #3 The “Formula”

Much has been said by Barbara Broccoli (Babs for brevity's sake) about the James Bond “formula” and why it had to go after the “box office failure” of Die Another Day. This is a two part rant. First I defend the “formula” next I discuss how it became so maligned. I find her use of…

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RANT # 2  Purvis and Wade the same movie 6 times

I used to think Kevin Mclory’s idea of making Thunderball several different ways in order to create his own Bond franchise was nuts. That is until I realized Purvis and Wade have done just that since TWINE. Let me explain by first laying out their writing template, then explaining how it fits in each film.…

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Dirty Benny’s Weekly Rant

EDITORS Note: Dirty Benny's weekly rants became a staple of our forum January 2014. We've enjoy them so much we asked Benny to publish a few here on the main page. We hope you enjoy them as much as we have. You can see more of Dirty Benny's Weekly Rants here in our Classic Bond…

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Time for a New Bond?

#neverCraig #CrExit As it says in the good book you will hear of rumours and rumours of casting rumours.The 007 casting rumour mill has been full speed since our hero Daniel Craig said he rather slash his wrists than play Bond again, and if he did one more outing it would only be for the…