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German Bond Girl Karin Dor passes away at 79


November 8, 2017


Known to millions of fans as Bond-Girl Helga Brandt in ‘You Only Live Twice’ (1967), Karin Dor was an icon of German film in the 1960s. Karin Dor, born as K√§therose Derr on 22 Februar 1938 in Wiesbaden, began her career at the tender age of 15 when she appeared as an extra in the …

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‘The Roger Moore Stage’ unveiled at Pinewood Studios


October 15, 2017


Sir Roger Moore, who sadly passed away in May, would have celebrated his 90th birthday this weekend. Pinewood Studios, home to the James Bond films since 1962, has now named one of their stages in his honor. The celebration was attended by over 300 cast, crew and family friends of the actor who had portrayed …

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Footage of cancelled 007 videogame surfaces


October 15, 2017


Back in 2005, shortly after the release of the 007 video game ‘Everything or Nothing’, a new title was in development that was supposed to bring 007 back to consoles with the likeness of Pierce Brosnan. There had been no James Bond film since ‘Die Another Day’ in 2002 but as far as the developers …

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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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‘Becoming Bond’ Review


May 22, 2017


How could a car salesman and model with no acting experience land the most famous film role in history? In ‘Becoming Bond’, HULU presents us with the answer. But is it the one we were looking for? As a Bond fan, you have read and heard much about George Lazenbys story over the years. You …

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