A Defense Against Bashing Bond

January 26th, 2018 by Jack Lugo A recent article in LADBible took aim at the James Bond franchise pointing to millennials who are “offended” by the film franchise.  While the article credits Daniel Craig with having “dragged Bond into the 21st century,” the focus of it seems to target many moments from the iconic franchise…

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James Bond Funko Pop! Vinyl Figures – A’Head’ of the Game

January 23rd, 2018 Editor’s Intro: Bond fans have long been clamoring for affordable collectible toys for some time, but aside from the recent line of Hot Wheels licensed toy cars, there hasn’t really been that much in the way of official products to collect.  There are the luxury figures put out by Big Chief studios…

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Die Another Day – The Good Side (A Very Short Blog)

January 17th 2018 Intro:  JBR listener Steve Spring recently suffered through a viewing of Die Another Day, and in true JBR spirit he set about the task of finding the good in the much maligned film.  Inspired by Tom and Chris and their willingness to accentuate the positive, Steve has put together the positive things…

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The Video Games of Bond – Part 3

Just in time for the Holidays, Matthew Grice has returned to the JBR blog with the next installment of The Video Games of Bond.  If you haven’t read the previous installments, you can check them out here: Part 1: http://jamesbondradio.com/video-games-bond-part-1-matthew-grice/ Part 2: http://jamesbondradio.com/the-video-games-of-bond-part-2-by-matthew-grice/ Matthew takes us on a journey through the history of the Bond video games…

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The Wardrobe of Bond – Part 2

by Sheila James Every girl is crazy about sharp dressed men and Bond actors are no exception.  In part 2 of The Wardrobe of Bond, here are my thoughts on Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan, and Daniel Craig.   Timothy Dalton’s style seems more casual in his films such as his all navy attire at the…

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The Wardrobe of Bond – Part 1

by Sheila James Nobody does it better or looks as great as James Bond. It is part of the Bond movie appeal to see well-dressed handsome men in this iconic role. I thought I would share thoughts on some of my favorite pieces of wardrobe. The first  three Bond actors display a classic look  that…

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The Future of Bond: Implications of a Deal with Apple or Amazon

The Future of Bond: Implications of a Deal with Apple or Amazon By Jack Lugo In an exclusive article published in the Hollywood Reporter, it has been revealed that both Amazon and Apple have emerged as potential suitors for Bond film distribution rights. Warner Bros. and Sony are still in the running with most insiders…

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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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