JAMES BOND – SPECTRE with Jonathan Ross – Report

October 18 2015 53 years, almost 24 films, and James Bond is as much a part of the public consciousness now as he was when Connery first donned the tux in Dr No.  As an ardent Bond fan, I’m sure I’m in the same position as many other Bond addicts: counting down every day until…

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Book Review: Trigger Mortis

I spent a good part of last year reading all the Fleming Bond novels, and  I could honestly say that Anthony Horowitz has given us something quite special with Trigger Mortis. Not only has Horowitz written a thrilling original entry as a new Bond continuation novel, he’s also provided the readers with the closest experience I…

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JBR Profile: Warren Ringham – The Man Behind Q The Music Show

Warren Ringham is known to most JBR podcast listeners as the Trumpeter and manager of the James Bond tribute band, Q The Music Show.  The band is set to perform at an exclusive Oct 25th London event hosted by Martijn Mulder, author of On the Tracks of 007, the day before the premiere of SPECTRE.  I…

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Is it Time to Consider Expanding the James Bond Universe?

With just about every major entertainment brand actively seeking ways to further monetize their respective properties, it rarely comes as a surprise when a spinoff, an expanded universe film, or a related TV series comes to fruition. Disney’s acquisition of Star Wars has heralded a slew of highly anticipated projects for fans of that particular…

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Trigger Mortis: A Rational Look at the Anthony Horowitz Controversy

Anthony Horowitz’s recent interview in the Daily Mail has sparked a media firestorm for all the wrong reasons. Initially, Horowitz’s interview had been cited for his negative opinion of Skyfall and because he felt that Daniel Craig’s portrayal of Bond had become progressively “weak” after Casino Royale although he does note that Craig is a…

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