The great Roger Moore, the suavest 007 there ever was, has passed away. It seems apt to repost this fluffcast that I made about his first Bond film, the glorious Live and Let Die. You can read my appreciation of the film here.Read more "Live & Let Die (ROGER MOORE RIP)"
As a run-through for Bond, it might be the movie that convinces the 007 producers to pay attention to what Elba’s fans have been yelling for all this time.Read more "Bastille Day (trailer review)"
The Film? Spectre The Pitch: James Bond does James Bond stuff and looks thoroughly miserable doing it Number of Nominations: One. Which category? Best Song. Will it Win? Christ, I hope not By now you have probably heard Radiohead’s “Spectre”, the song that the band submitted to producers as a possible Bond theme … and […]Read more "Oscars 2016: Spectre"
This is Daniel Craig’s fourth go-around as Bond, and there’s something of a clearing-of-the-decks and a reset on the series.Read more "The Spectre of James Bond’s Past Haunts SPECTRE"
During World War II Lee served in the RAF and then the intelligence service, and afterwards hunted down Nazi war criminals. Whenever anyone questioned him about working as a spy, he would ask “Can you keep a secret?” People would of course respond yes. “So can I,” was his reply.Read more "R.I.P. Christopher Lee"
I reviewed the first Roger Moore Bond movie as part of MovieRob’s 007 December blogathon. My review of 007 Goes To Harlem Live and Let Die is here. I also did a short fluffcast on the film:Read more "007 Goes To Harlem: ‘Live and Let Die’"
M is for Miss Moneypenny By Niall McArdle Where would James Bond be without Miss Moneypenny, the wise and resourceful secretary to Bond’s boss, M? Two women are said to have inspired Ian Fleming to create the character based on three women he knew: Vera Atkins, Joan Bright Astley and Loelia Ponsonby. Miss Moneypenny may […]Read more "April A to Z: Miss Moneypenny, the Best Bond Girl? #atozchallenge"