Octopussy Listener Reviews | Podcast #106

You know what time it is… it’s time to hear your thoughts and feelings on the eighties film that’s wrapped in tentacles… Sir Roger’s penultimate 007 adventure… Octopussy!! Is it the perfect Sunday afternoon Bond or is it a joke too far? Is Sir Rog firing on all cylinders or should he have hung up…

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VARGR Review for Issues 5 & 6 by Jack Lugo

Warning: This review contains SPOILERS for the final issues of VARGR Apologies for taking so long to finish off this series review of VARGR.  I actually finished reading this compelling series as soon as the last issue arrived, but I didn’t have time to sit down and write a review.  Before I knew it I…

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The Octopussy International Circus Train by Marc Hernandez

In September 1982, I was 9 years old when the train scenes in Octopussy were filmed at the Nene Valley Railway (NVR), Peterborough close to where my family lived.  As a result it’s become my favourite Bond film. I have such great memories of growing up with it as a kid, enjoying it ironically as…

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Get your votes in for the next round of Bond Girl Battle!!

A fiery SPECTRE assassin or the daughter of a high-raking member of SPECTRE? A Bond girl who refuses to repent and immediately return to the side of right and virtue or a Bond Girl who has said the immortal words “I love you” to 007? FV: “When the time is right he will be killed.…

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Octopussy Review (Part 2) | Podcast #105

It’s time to get your Octopussy on as JBR reviews part II of Sir Rog’s penultimate 007 adventure! So how does this 80s thriller hold up? Is it all gorilla suits and clown suits or does Bond hold his own against a mad General and a man who might truly be crowned as the Goldenvoiced…

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Seeing Double: An Interview with Two Professional James Bond Lookalikes – Part Two by Matthew Chernov

Whether pretending to be a renowned genealogist in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service or a notorious Cuban Colonel in Octopussy, James Bond has impersonated many people throughout the 007 film series. In the real world, however, it takes more than a dubbed voice and a fake mustache to successfully imitate someone. Last week, I spoke…

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Octopussy Review (Part 1) | Podcast #104

Hey hey! It’s time for us to talk about one of the most divisive Bond films in the series. While many Bond fans deride the film due to clown suits and tarzan screams, others bask in it’s high adventure. So no matter where you land in the spectrum, be sure to put your feet up,…

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Heads You Die Review by Jack Lugo

  Heads You Die is the 7th novel in the Young Bond series and the second book written by Steve Cole after Charlie Higson’s monumental first five novels in the series.  This book picks up right after Cole’s last offering, Shoot to Kill, where Bond thwarted a dangerous Hollywood blackmail scheme. James (about 14 or 15)…

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Seeing Double: An Interview with Two Professional James Bond Impersonators – Part One by Matthew Chernov

Lookalikes are a familiar sight to most fans of 007. From the latex-masked Bond imposter who dies at the hands of Red Grant in the pre-title sequence of From Russia with Love, to the surgically-enhanced doppelgängers employed by Blofeld in Diamonds are Forever (not to mention the animatronic replica of Baron Samedi in Live and…

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The John Barry Sound | Bonus Podcast

James Bond Radio is back…just not quite how you probably expected. Sadly, due to scheduling issues we’ve had to delay our Octopussy review until next week. Boo! However, not to leave you in the lurch, we’ve cooked up a little bonus mini-episode for you thanks to special guest Warren Ringham. Following on from our previous…

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