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John Glen honored at Cineways Filmfestival 2017

12 Sep 2017

Five time James Bond Director John Glen was honored at the 6th CINEWAYS FILMFESTIVAL with two awards – a very emotional and magical experience While preparing the annual James Bond evening of the Cineways Filmfestival weeks before the actual day, I thought a lot about how the individual program points would leave a lasting impression

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Béatrice Libert honored at Cineways Filmfestival 2017

11 Sep 2017

Actress Béatrice Libert, one of the gorgeous Bond-Girls of ‘MOONRAKER’ (1979), was honored at the 6th CINEWAYS FILMFESTIVAL in Braunschweig, Germany It is always a pleasure to spend time with familiar faces from the Bond family and Belgian actress Béatrice Libert, who starred alongside Roger Moore in ‘MOONRAKER’, is one of those, whose face is

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‘You Only Live Twice’ at 50

12 Jun 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

12 Jun 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

02 Jun 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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