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007 – in-between movies 3: Licence To Kill

Licence to Kill, the 16th Bond movie in the series, is a unique entry in the James Bond series for more than one reason. For one, it’s the first movie ever to not base its title on one of Ian … Continue reading

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007 – In-Between Movies 2: The Living Daylights

After most of the Roger Moore movies went heavy in the camp direction for the Bond series, The Living Daylights brings the franchise closer to its thriller roots. The story in The Living Daylights involves government hired assassins, deceptions, fake … Continue reading

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007 – In-between movies: On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

I wasn’t sure what else to call this month for my James Bond blogathon. This month I’m working on a major book edit – possibly even two edits if I find the time. As such, I’ll only be looking at … Continue reading

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007 – The Sean Connery Years 6: Diamonds Are Forever

Because I’m only focusing on the official Sean Connery Bond movies this month, I’m actually skipping one here. Between You Only Live Twice and Diamonds Are Forever, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service released in 1969. Connery declined to reprise the … Continue reading

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007 – The Sean Connery Years 5: You Only Live Twice

Shortly after watching my first ever full James Bond movie, I remember my dad telling me a bit about You Only Live Twice. He mentioned how MI6 faked Bond’s death in order to help him infiltrate the enemy. But until … Continue reading

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007 – The Sean Connery years 4: Thunderball

I’ve mentioned this in the previous three 007 posts, but Thunderball was originally intended to be the first James Bond movie.  Yet it’s the fourth official Bond movie, and the first that began production after Ian Fleming’s death in 1964. … Continue reading

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007 – The Sean Connery Years 3: Goldfinger

1964’s Goldfinger is often referred to as the quintessential Bond movie. Based on the novel of the same name, Goldfinger once again establishes a number of tropes followed in the series ever since. It became the first movie in the … Continue reading

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