James Bond cinematic installation to open in Sölden this winter

July 26, 2017

Since Spectre, James Bond and the Austrian ski resort Sölden are forever linked. Now, a cinematic installation on the mountain where parts of the last film were shot is destined to amaze visitors. The building, as seen on the concept sketch above, will be located next to the futuristic ICE Q restaurant which served as …

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Official: Bond will return to cinemas in November 2019

July 24, 2017

The news we have all been waiting for: James Bond will return! It’s official: James Bond will return to cinemas across the globe in November 2019 for the 25th time. The good news has been announced today by the official 007 website and its social media channels. The official statement read as follows: James Bond …

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Case closed – German court denies name change to “James Bond”

June 29, 2017

German court denied a man’s appeal to have his name legally changed to “James Bond” Agreed, the name James Bond is legendary. However, when author Ian Fleming created his literary hero in 1953 and thus laid the groundwork for a British icon, he simply took the dullest name he could find. It was that of …

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The console-Bond through the ages

January 19, 2013

While film tie-ins are expected these days, few games can attest to having their origins found in novels, and fewer still can claim to have outgrown those origins and become a success in their own right. James Bond has gone on to become a cinema sensation, most recently with the record-breaking Skyfall; as any good …

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Daniel Craig Double from Germany

January 2, 2013

His Name is Dongmann – Reiner Dongmann. His looks are so similar to Daniel Craig that one wants to adress him with the proper words: „Bond – James Bond!“ Rainer Dongmann from Duisburg-Walsum could be mistaken for 007 actor Daniel Craig and is in great demand as a double. Not for the films, but for …

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Bond Girl Glamour Highlights

December 20, 2012

Since I recently mentioned the number of dress changes of Fatima Blush in “Never say Never Again”, I was reminded of some Bond Girl Glamour Highlights from 50 years of 007 that I always regarded as outstanding. And without further ado, here they are in chronological order. Luciana Paluzzi as Fiona Volpe  in  “THUNDERBALL” Claudine …

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