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Final book by Sir Roger Moore coming September 2017


June 8, 2017


The sudden passing of legendary British screen actor Sir Roger Moore on 23 May was a blow to fans around the globe. It was equally a shock to London based publisher Michael O’Mara who will be releasing Moores final book this September In the poignantly entitled ‘A Bientot…’, Sir Roger Moore reflects on life and aging. Delivered, along …

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Adnan Khashoggi, Saudi owner of Bond yacht dies aged 81


June 7, 2017


While many of Bonds vehicles came from famous manufacturers and have been modified to suit his needs, there was one yacht lent to Irvin Kershner’s rival Bond film ‘Never Say Never Again’ which has a different story Built in 1980 by Italian yacht builder Benetti at a cost of $291million (2016 equivalent), the 86 meter …

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Fake leak? Telltale Games rumoured to make Bond game


June 6, 2017


It’s been a while since the last James Bond game, the critically slated ‘007 Legends’, hit shelves back in 2012. With the Bond license potentially revoked, Activision backed away from licensed games altogether. With no news on the development of further games, a recent leak provided a flicker of hope. It was on 04 May when Twitter user …

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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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