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Jane Seymour on ‘unbelievable’ Bond outfits


January 2, 2013

Jane Seymour says an “unbelievable” amount of money was spent on costumes for James Bond. She says the costumes on the set of James Bond were “unbelievable”. The actress played the coveted role of a Bond girl in the 1973 installment Live and Let Die, starring Roger Moore. The 61-year-old was just 20 when she …

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Former 007 actor Timothy Dalton urges Academy voters to back Bond


January 1, 2013

Former Bond star Timothy Dalton has called on Academy Awards bosses to honour Skyfall at the 2013 Oscars, insisting the latest 007 blockbuster is “right at the forefront” of modern cinema. The spy series has gained a slew of international nominations since 1962’s Dr No, but has only won two Oscars – for Best Sound …

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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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