Week 1 - Casino Royale

Ian Fleming’s Casino Royale is my first exposure to the Bond universe. I have yet to see the movies and had not read any of the books prior to this. 241 more words

Interview with Gerald Wadsworth, James Bond Artist

Since 2010, Gerry Wadsworth has been painting in watercolor and for the past two years has been working on “An Homage to James Bond” – a series of visual interpretations of books of Ian Fleming and the James Bond films. 3,349 more words

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Diamonds Are Forever (1971)

Grantland’s Chris Ryan makes a great point here about the way in which the James Bond franchise has changed, for better or worse, to not only gel with modern viewers but to fit the current model of blockbuster franchising. 992 more words


Casino Royale (2006)

Truth be told, the only James Bond movies that I have seen in full are the ones starring Daniel Craig in the iconic role. Confession be made, I have no interest at all in checking out the earlier instalments of this long-running franchise for whatever bits n pieces I’ve seen from previous entries in the series never really intrigued me enough to sit through all of it. 649 more words

Film Review

10 Greatest Pure Action Films

The action genre is so huge that it’s very hard to pick out the ten best films and the fact that they are part of multiple sub-genres only makes it harder. 1,144 more words

10 Greatest

Interview with Richard Schenkman Founder of 007 Magazine - 'Bondage'

This week we caught up with Richard Schenkman, founder of ‘Bondage‘ magazine – the original Bond fan publication, which ran until 1989. Schenkman brought behind the scenes news and details to American Bond fans – the first of it’s kind – which began as one or two sides of a sheet of mimeograph paper, and grew into a professional magazine. 1,980 more words

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Film Club Leaderboard: April Edition

The first foreign language film in Film Club’s short history proved to be a popular choice. Directed by Guillermo del Toro, Pan’s Labyrinth scored a solid 8.1/10 from our members, and has instantly landed in the top half of the table. 658 more words