A Closer Look at A View To A Kill | Podcast #113

As a movie that divides opinion among Bond fans we thought we’d dig a little deeper into A View To A Kill this week. Before we turn the microphone over to the JBR listeners for our upcoming ‘Listener Review’ episode, we decided to seek out two proud defenders of the film. First up we have…

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Derek Watkins: The James Bond Trumpeter | The Music of Bond Podcast #003

On this week’s Music Of Bond, hosts Warren and Chris chat about a real unsung hero of the James Bond franchise – the 007 Trumpeter Derek Watkins. Derek has played on the soundtrack for every film from Dr. No to Skyfall, and has undoubtedly helped shape the sound of the films. We also speak to…

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A View To A Kill Reviewed (Part 2) | Podcast #112

JBR is back to conclude our review of the final instalment of Roger Moore’s Bond: A View To A Kill. This time it’s all about Screamin’ Stacey Sutton, Murderous May Day, big ole blimps and The Golden Gate Bridge. Also hear the full report from Q The Music’s recent gig at The Harlington Theatre. Stories…

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Meet John Williams (The Music of Bond)

Meet the co-host of our Music of Bond series, audiophile and all-round music lover – John Williams… Favourite Bond Film? It’s like asking me who my favorite supermodel is. From Russia with Love. Hands down. I think. It always changes. But. This is the Bond film I always come back to. It’s in the sweet…

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Composer John Altman Explains What Went Wrong with GoldenEye’s Score (EXCLUSIVE)

To call Eric Serra’s “GoldenEye” score an acquired taste is putting it mildly. Though some fans appreciate its originality, the vast majority find its synth-heavy sound lacks the rich orchestral flavor that’s been an integral part of the 007 film series since the very beginning. In fact, during James Bond Radio podcast #023, Tom Sears…

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My Word is My Bond by Roger Moore – Book Review by Jack Lugo

I originally wrote this review for my blog earlier in August of 2016. My initial plan was to do a combined review of all of Roger’s books, but time got away from me so I thought I’d publish my review here. At the time, I had no idea that Roger would be on interviewed on…

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A View To A Thrill – Celebrating Duran Duran’s Title Song by Marc Hernandez

JBR listener and Duran Duran fan Marc Hernadez has written an interesting blog for us about the title song to Roger Moore’s swansong –  a few careless memories from the summer of ’85, and the song’s legacy… 1. Prior to recording the title track to Roger Moore’s last film as 007 Duran Duran were already…

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Meet Dan Gale

  *Our newest recruit at James Bond Radio is audio/visual maestro, Dan Gale. Dan’s debut podcast documentary episode “TAPE SECRET: The Audiobooks of James Bond,” went down a storm with listeners. So in the usual James Bond Radio fashion, let’s hear Dan’s answers to the 007 Quickfire Questions… 1. Favourite Bond Film? The Living Daylights, it rides the lines…

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A View To A Kill Reviewed (Part 1) | Podcast #111

It’s the beginning of the end. Over the last 2 years we’ve been covering the Sir Roger Moore era of James Bond and it’s finally coming to a close with A View To A Kill. It’s a film that definitely divides opinion. It certainly has it’s lovers but also those who aren’t so keen. In…

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The James Bond Theme | The Music of Bond Podcast #002

Today on the Music Of Bond we look at the iconic James Bond Theme. We delve deep into the history of the tune and look at everything from the origins to the bitter battle for credit over who wrote it. We also look at the 2001 court case between Monty Norman and The Times, with…

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