Posts tagged: James Bond

2020 is a Rough Year for the Women of ‘Goldfinger’

2020 has been rough for everyone, but especially rough for the women of the James Bond film Goldfinger. First came the death of Honor Blackman, a good egg who played Pussy …..

Behind the Scenes of ‘Skyfall’

See a photos from behind the scenes of the new James Bond movie Skyfall, and learn about stunt driver Ben Collins.

James Bond Stuntman Stepping on Alligators

See behind the scenes, as a stuntman runs across a bunch of alligators — again and again — for a shot in the James Bond film To Live and Let Die.

Ian Fleming Meets Raymond Chandler

Fans of thriller writers Ian Fleming (James Bond) and Raymond Chandler should enjoy this 1958 recording from the BBC.

Next James Bond Film Suspended

The BBC says that producers are worried about MGM’s financial problems.  Sam Mendes was in talks to direct, with a release date set for 2012 — the 50th anniversary of Dr. No.Maybe suspension is a good thing, given how dopey Quantum of Solace was. They should take all the time they need to get back to the magic of Casino Royale.

Happy 10th Deathday, Desmond “Q” Llewelyn

Desmond Llewelyn, the actor who played gadget wizard ‘Q’ in James Bond films for nearly four decades, died 10 years ago today — at age 85 in a head-on crash …..

James Bond Hates Foie Gras?

It seems to me that I distinctly remember James Bond liking foie gras. Nonetheless, here he was protesting it in Britain over the weekend.

G.I. Joe Doesn’t Exist, Really

We’ve added a profile of G.I. Joe, just in time for the movie being released this weekend.Histories of the doll make it pretty clear that G.I. Joe’s creation in 1964 was a direct response to Barbie’s popularity with girls. Hasbro freely admits they coined the term “action figure” because they were afraid boys wouldn’t play with “dolls.”