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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Goldfinger Soundtrack Review | The Music of Bond Podcast #007

The Music of Bond is back with our Goldfinger soundtrack review. This week we talk about the history of the score, discuss favourite tunes and go through it track by track. Is it John Barry’s all-time masterpiece? Does it live up to the hype? Is it the kind of score you can make scrambled eggs…

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The Video Games of Bond Part 2 by Matthew Grice

Following up on his most fascinating Video Games of Bond Series, Matthew Grice revisits 4 Bond games of yesteryear from his childhood.  Matthew offers his personal recollections of these games, and I think many of us will remember having played a few of them ourselves. If you have any personal memories of playing these video…

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On The Tracks of 007: Bond Location Hunting | Podcast #119

This week we’re joined by 2 intrepid Bond location adventurers. First, we talk to Martijn Mulder, author of “On The Tracks of 007.” Widely regarded as the ultimate Bond travel bible, Martijn has tracked down a huge number of all-time classic 007 locations over the years. We’re also joined by Uwe Brosamle, who has used…

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What’s So Complicated about Writing Bond 25? by Jack Lugo

Disclaimer:  This an opinion piece.  The views expressed herein are my own and should NOT be attributed to Tom and Chris or to the podcast if you happen to disagree. – Jack Lugo Aside from anticipating some official word regarding Daniel Craig’s imminent return, another question about Bond 25 seems to have arisen from recent…

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Bill Conti Talks For Your Eyes Only | Podcast #118

We’re back from our month long trip to Shrublands! This week we return with a killer interview with For Your Eyes Only composer Bill Conti. You’ll hear the story of how he got the job, what it was like to work on the movie, and the story of a hilarious alternate score to the Citreon…

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An Appreciation for OHMSS by Sheila James

Note from the editor: Those of us who follow JBR on social media have become quite familiar with Sheila James and her love of OHMSS and all things Lazenby. I must first apologize to her because she sent me this blog post a long while back and I haven’t had a chance to get around…

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How to Introduce Friends to James Bond by Benjamin Clow

Admit it, if you’re reading this, you most likely are a Bond fan. You’ve probably lost count how many 007 posters are in your room, you make up excuses for wearing a suit in public and your ringtone is either Bill Conti’s A Drive in the Country (Yes, that’s me) or the Bond theme. You…

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Daniel Craig Lends His Support to UNMAS by Jack Lugo

On Thursday March 2nd, a new viral video starring Daniel Craig was unleashed. The suave 007 actor took to our screens accompanied by adorable puppies for a charitable cause. Craig has teamed up with Omaze to help the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) to generate awareness about landmines as well as to offer a donation…

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