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007 – James Bond theme songs

One thing that’s been clearly established by the long-running James Bond movie series is the theme song. Ever since From Russia With Love, every movie’s featured a theme song, sung by vocal artists of varying levels of fame. Some movies … Continue reading

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007 – the Roger Moore Years 4: Moonraker

The general opinion of Roger Moore’s fourth outing as James Bond is quite mixed. Either you hate it, or you find it very entertaining despite its … oddities. There doesn’t seem to be too many people in-between those vastly different … 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 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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