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Brave New World: “GoldenEye”

GoldenEye (1995, Dir. Martin Campbell):  When I started to write these books in 1952, I wanted to find a name that didn’t have any sort of romantic overtones… I wanted a really flat, quiet name, and one of my bibles out here [in...

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Going Dark: “Licence to Kill”

Licence to Kill (1989, Dir. John Glen):  There was the shape of a body on Leiter’s bed. It was covered with a sheet. Over the face, the sheet seemed to be motionless. Bond gritted his teeth as he leant over the bed. Was there a tiny flutter...

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Sobered Up: “The Living Daylights”

The Living Daylights (1987, Dir. John Glen):  ‘She was a blonde. She was the girl who carried the cello in that orchestra. Probably had her gun in the cello case. The orchestra was to cover up the shooting.’ ‘Oh!’ said...

Roger Moore and Tanya Roberts in "A View to a Kill"

Short Circuit: “A View to a Kill”

A View to a Kill (1985, Dir. John Glen):  Suddenly Bond caught a trace of movement behind the men. An extra leg showed — a woman’s leg. Bond laughed out loud. The men grinned sheepishly and looked behind them. Mary Ann Russell, in a...

Sean Connery in "Never Say Never Again"

Bondage Revisited: “Never Say Never Again”

Never Say Never Again (1983, Dir. Irvin Kershner):  Johnny Carson: Who was the first Bond villain? Sean Connery (after a beat): Cubby Broccoli. — The Tonight Show, 1983 Some things will never change. Some things will always be the same....

Roger Moore and Maud Adams in "Octopussy"

Send In the Clown: “Octopussy”

Octopussy (1983, Dir. John Glen): As soon as he had walked through into the living-room and seen the tall man in the dark-blue tropical suit standing at the picture window looking out to sea, Major Smythe had somehow sensed bad news. Then, when the...

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By the Book: “For Your Eyes Only”

For Your Eyes Only (1981, Dir. John Glen):  Now Bond realized why M was troubled, why he wanted someone else to make the decision. Because these had been friends of M. Because a personal element was involved. M had worked on the case by himself....

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