No, Mr. Bond, I expect you to blog!
It’s been too long since we got together as fans. Deb Lipp attended my group cruise to The Bahamas when we visited sneak preview locations from Casino Royale. And now, Bond fans are cruising to Jamaica as well! Bond Cruise April! Come join us!
The Ski Channel (which, silly me, I did not know existed) thinks that movies should have more ski chases. Of course, The Spy Who Loved Me is used as an example, and with such a stellar example, who can argue?
This quote has been absolutely everywhere, so I guess it’s time to notice it: ‘Bond will always be anchored in the 1960s and in the values of the 1960s,’ he says. ‘Bond is an imperialist, misogynist sociopath who goes around bedding women and swilling martinis and killing people. He’s repulsive. ‘The movies have a formula, […]
The gossip columns are having a field day with pictures of Daniel Craig in a bathing suit, a tad less buff than his on-screen appearance in Casino Royale. 7 business lessons from 007 How realistic is the end of Quantum of Solace? You Only Live Twice sells for $84,000 at auction. The Fountainbleau hotel, where […]
This one is really funny: A Maxim article on the “unsung heroes” of Bond movies, really some amusing extras. Here’s Moonraker on a list of the Best Fictional Doomsday Devices. Here’s an eclectic list of Bond Bests & Worsts. Den of Geek has a very entertaining complaint about action movies, including QOS. I feel his […]
This list of faves and least faves, the staple of any Bond conversation, is described as a “Bluffer’s Guide to Bond.” Well, I suppose if you’re bluffing, it’s as good as any other. Writer Susan Hazlett is eloquent about the anticipation and excitement she feels just before a new Bond film opens. We feel you. […]
I was contacted by E! Online to comment on a comparison of Bond to Bourne. Of course, I’ve written here about it in the past (but the E writer didn’t realize that). I don’t think that Bourne is long-term competition for Bond, although yes, this year audiences like Bourne better. A recent Fandango poll would […]
A review of the new Aston-Martin featured in Quantum of Solace. The stereo doesn’t rock. Roger Moore says the new Bond movies are too violent. David Arnold has received an honorary degree from Bedfordshire University. Time Magazine reviews Bond and his booze. James Bond haiku. Enter a contest to win Penfold Hearts golf balls as […]
Quantum of Solace smashes all British box office records. CBn has a good interview with Barbara Broccoli. Olga Kurlyenko’s mother claims it was Daniel Craig who picked her as the actress to play Camille. The Communist Party in Russia thinks Kurlyenko is a disgrace. Whatever.