Was James Bond Killed Off in A View to a Kill?

By Jack Lugo July 6th 2017 Like many other Bond fans around the world, the recent passing of Sir Roger Moore has made me want to go back revisit his Bond films.  As soon as they announced the double screening of The Spy Who Loved Me and For Your Eyes Only, I jumped at the…

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Reading Fleming: Live and Let Die

Editor’s Note: As a continuation of our Reading Fleming series, we have a review of Live and Let Die by Brandon Scott. Apologies to Brandon as he submitted this a long while back, but things got too busy for me to post this sooner.  If anyone cares to take on a review of Fleming’s Moonraker,…

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Bond Guests’ Return Mission to the Nene Valley Railway

09/202017 by Marc Hernandez Last week James Bond director John Glen, Production designer Peter Lamont and actresses Carole Ashby and Alison Worth returned to the Nene Valley Railway to help celebrate the railways 40th anniversary with many of the volunteers and staff who had helped out behind the scenes in 1982 during the filming of Octopussy…

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EASES THE TENSIONS-Molly Peters obituary

EASES THE TENSIONS Molly Peters obituary 15 March 1942 – 30 May 2017* by Ajay Chowdhury   In yet another week of sad departures, new came of the death of actress Molly Peters best known to Bond fans as Patricia Fearing in Thunderball (1965), the sexy nurse who is seduced by Sean Connery’s James Bond 007 in…

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Keeping the British End Up by Ajay Chowdhury

KEEPING THE BRITISH END UP Sir Roger Moore obituary by Ajay Chowdhury 05/30/2017 It is with great sadness that the global James Bond fan community has learned of the death of Sir Roger Moore at his home in Switzerland at the age of 89. Sir Roger will always be remembered as the most enduring actor…

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Sid Man Remembers Sir Roger Moore

5/25/2017 by Sid Man Our good friend Sid Man has submitted a special blog post about his memories of Sir Roger Moore. Sid Man has been fortunate enough to have appeared in both Skyfall and Spectre, but Sir Roger was the Bond actor he most admired while growing up.  I’ve been lucky enough to appear…

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The Legendary Sir Roger Moore Has Passed Away at Age 89

5/23/2017 By Jack Lugo It is with a great deal of sadness that we must report that legendary Bond actor Sir Roger Moore has passed away at age 89.  In a statement released by his children on his official Twitter page, it was revealed that the beloved icon succumbed to “a short but brave battle…

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WE KNEW HIS NAME Chris Cornell Obituary by Ajay Chowdhury

May 18th 2017 WE KNEW HIS NAME Chris Cornell Obituary by Ajay Chowdhury   Chris Cornell, singer and co-writer of ‘You Know My Name’, written for Daniel Craig’s 007 debut, Casino Royale, has died at the tragically young age of 52. Co-written with David Arnold, the track redefined what a Bond song could be in the Daniel Craig era, with…

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The Music of Bond: An Interview with Producer Lukas Kendall

Music of Bond : Interview by Jack Lugo Lukas Kendall is the founder and editor in chief of Film Score Monthly. Back in 2003 he had the unique opportunity to produce the remasters of the Bond soundtracks.  I recently interviewed Jeff Bond who wrote the liner notes to those releases, and Jeff was kind enough…

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The Music of Bond: An Interview with Jeff Bond

Interview by Jack Lugo His name is Bond, JEFF BOND.  Although he shares his last name with the hero of our franchise, Jeff Bond is neither related to the fictional hero nor to the ornithologist whose name was famously appropriated by Ian Fleming.  Jeff Bond is the writer and editor who worked on the liner…

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