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James Bond cinematic installation to open in Sölden this winter


July 26, 2017


Since Spectre, James Bond and the Austrian ski resort Sölden are forever linked. Now, a cinematic installation on the mountain where parts of the last film were shot is destined to amaze visitors. The building, as seen on the concept sketch above, will be located next to the futuristic ICE Q restaurant which served as …

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Official: Bond will return to cinemas in November 2019


July 24, 2017


The news we have all been waiting for: James Bond will return! It’s official: James Bond will return to cinemas across the globe in November 2019 for the 25th time. The good news has been announced today by the official 007 website and its social media channels. The official statement read as follows: James Bond …

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Case closed – German court denies name change to “James Bond”


June 29, 2017


German court denied a man’s appeal to have his name legally changed to “James Bond” Agreed, the name James Bond is legendary. However, when author Ian Fleming created his literary hero in 1953 and thus laid the groundwork for a British icon, he simply took the dullest name he could find. It was that of …

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‘You Only Live Twice’ at 50


June 12, 2017


As the early Bond films gradually reach thir respective anniversaries, 2017 marks the Golden Jubilee of ‘You Only Live Twice’ which premiered 50 years ago today Hijacked spacecraft, ninjas, a gigantic volcano lair and legendary gyrocopter “Little Nellie” – the fifth Bond film continued the tradition of 007’s extravagant and action-packed cinematic adventures. With a …

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“I forgot the gun” – The story behind the Connery poster mishap


June 12, 2017


Did you ever wonder why Sean Connery is not holding the iconic Walther PPK on the posters of ‘From Russia With Love’? The story behind the wrong gun will make you giggle The year was 1963 and work on the second Bond film ‘From Russia With Love’ had just been completed. Eager to publicise, the …

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Sing the Credits! A look at 007 end credits music


June 2, 2017


Almost as famous as the Bond films are their respective title songs. While the early films made use of them during titles and credits, the later ones broke with tradition. Bond music is both varied and versatile – musical score and title song often go hand in hand. Beginning with the third Bond film ‘Goldfinger’ …

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