Casino Royale

A few years ago (I guess it’s been about that long) a little movie called Skyfall was released. The reviews were ecstatic, and the movie went on to become the highest grossing Bond film ever. 1,728 more words


MI6 Confidential, 007 Magazine out with issues

There are new offerings available from MI6 Confidential and 007 Magazine.

MI6 Confidential No. 45 focuses on For Your Eyes Only.

The 1981 film, the 12th in the series produced by Eon Productions, marked a major change in direction following 1979’s Moonraker. 214 more words

James Bond Films

Casino Royale Dreams in Venice, Burano, and Murano (Italy)

As my wife and I walked around Venice, we kept dreamily thinking of the adventures of James Bond and Vesper Lynd in Casino Royale. ( 1,326 more words


Surveying the Bond Competition - Part 1

Article by Mike Ripley

When I began to write Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, my ‘reader’s history’ of the boom in British thrillers in the 1950s and 1960s, it was clear that my starting point had to be the game-changer that was Ian Fleming’s Casino Royale in 1953. 2,544 more words

Casino Royale

The Facts of Death: Quantum of Solace, Part I

Quantum of Solace derives its peculiar title from Ian Fleming’s short story of the same name. In the Fleming story (which bears no relationship to the film), it refers to the minimal amount of comfort two people need to find in one another to preserve a healthy romantic relationship. 1,307 more words

The Facts of Death: Casino Royale, Part XIV

Thus we arrive at the closing moments of Casino Royale, in which Craig’s Bond fully embalms himself in the armor of his constructed persona, and steps out into the world to confront sinister villainy as a state-employed thug in elegant attire. 627 more words

‘Casino Royale’ in Concert at the Filene Center

For the first time in North America, Film Concerts Live! presents ‘Casino Royale in Concert‘ at the Filene Center on Sunday, 22 July, 2018… 44 more words

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