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Never Say Never Again

 As with Casino Royale (1967), I hide the DVD for Never Say Never Again in the Eon 50th anniversary box set so that Mel doesn’t suspect the awesome surprise I have in store for her this month. 2,384 more words

James Bond

David Beckham Sells Whisky

David Beckham is using his face in order to sell this blue bottle of stuff.

Here is the commercial:

Although it may look like it, it’s not aftershave… 293 more words


Die Another Day: Addendumconny.larsson@arbetsformedlingen.seconny.larsson@arbetsformedl

A while back, I wrote about Die Another Day, the 20th film in the James Bond-series. While I do not consider it my best work, I stand by my opinion that the movie is awful. 832 more words


Writing Spies: Five Dos and Don’ts

Piper is back to guest post once more. I’m scrambling to catch up after being flattened from travel/work. Le sigh. Also have to get my NaNo tools together. 1,188 more words

Kristen Lamb

The Tough Tightrope of Translation

I’ve been translating a 300-page novel into a 120-page screenplay, which is roughly akin to turning a house into a Ferrari. The stuff you have to turn over, toss out, transmogrify and terraform, just to get the same story into the new mode, is Herculean. 283 more words


From the silver screen to actual diamonds - meet the Halloween costumes of your dreams

Sorry polyester witch – these Halloween costumes blow everyone else’s efforts out of the water.

These are so much more than just costumes – they’re the real thing. 607 more words


What Keeps You Together?

I was filled with both sadness and happiness while listening to the story of Geoffrey Holder and Carmen de Lavallade with Elizabeth Blair on NPR this week and hearing about their 59 years of love, partnership and marriage. 433 more words