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It’s the Lotus that’s the submarine, Mr Bond


January 29, 2013

IT wasn’t so much Skyfall that was the problem for the driver of this 007-style Aston Martin DB5 as rainfall. Nearly 15mm of rain fell at Brize Norton on Saturday night leaving a ditch in Claypit Lane, Longcot, filled with a deceptively deep pool of water, as these drivers discovered to their cost. And when …

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Game Over for Activision


January 8, 2013

MI6-HQ.com confirms that Activision no longer hold the licencing rights to publish videogames based on the James Bond franchise. The development is somewhat of a surprise considering that when Activision took over the rights from Electronic Arts in 2006, it was said the deal would run through 2014. Activision have held exclusive rights to 007 games since September …

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Has Activision lost the Bond license?


January 6, 2013

With Skyfall being one of the most successful James Bond movies ever released and making millions at the box office, you’d think that Activision would want to hold onto the license for as long as possible. But interestingly, it seems like this might not be the case. It’s already been a distinct possibility for a …

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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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