In Praise of ‘Thunderball’: Bond back for more

By |October 15th, 2016|News|

One of the main teaser posters for Thunderball (1965) said it all: 'Look Out! Here [...]

In Praise of ‘Goldfinger’: Bond at his best

By |October 12th, 2016|News|

It was the glossy spy movie that created another box-office triumph for EON and United Artists [...]

Craig on Bond: ‘there’s no other job like it’.

By |October 9th, 2016|News|

Double-o heaven! Current James Bond actor Daniel Craig took the opportunity in an interview in [...]

Return Another Day: Horowitz to write a second 007 novel

By |October 5th, 2016|News|

In some exciting news for his many dedicated readers, it has been revealed that the best-selling [...]

In Praise of ‘From Russia’: Bond returns

By |October 2nd, 2016|News|

After the success of the first James Bond movie Dr. No and rising star Sean [...]

Lisa Dillon back as a Bond woman

By |September 29th, 2016|News|

The RADA-trained and award-winning British actress Lisa Dillon, who has taken roles in previous BBC [...]

In Praise of ‘No’: where it all began

By |September 25th, 2016|News|

The ITV channel in Britain has just kicked off its autumn Bond movie season, starting [...]

Bond is Back: new BBC Radio-4 adaptation of Fleming’s ‘Thunderball’

By |September 19th, 2016|News|

Later this year the fourth 007 movie Thunderball will celebrate its 50th anniversary, so it [...]

Live and Let High: when 007 conquered UK TV

By |September 18th, 2016|News|

The James Bond films were created, of course, for the big screen and have often [...]

Double-O Ten: celebrating a decade of Craig as Bond

By |September 9th, 2016|News|

The Name's Craig... Daniel Craig  With all the recent speculation and media rumours about Daniel [...]

All Time High: Craig offered huge sum to stay?

By |September 4th, 2016|News|

A brief, but interesting, news item from has claimed that James Bond actor Daniel Craig [...]

For Our Eyes Only: First Roger Moore Film Festival

By |September 1st, 2016|News|

Moore is Back! Ghosts, Golden Guns, and Terrorists on Oil Rigs have all challenged him over [...]

Glen on Bond: celebrating ‘Licence to Kill’

By |August 29th, 2016|News|

The Starburst International Film Festival held a true licence to thrill on Sunday, 28th August, when [...]

Golden Drive: new Aston Martin receives high praise

By |August 20th, 2016|News|

Now pay very close attention, 007: you'll be driving the new Aston Martin DB11, complete [...]

Licence Reviewed: Bond creator included in BBC radio programme

By |August 13th, 2016|News|

The James Bond creator Ian Fleming was one of the writers covered in a BBC Radio-4 [...]

Spymaker: The secret career of 007 writer Roald Dahl

By |August 7th, 2016|News|

He nearly sent 007 into space. Roald Dahl (1916-1990) was the author responsible for the original storyline for EON's [...]

Director Royale: Campbell and ‘Casino’ in retrospect

By |July 31st, 2016|News|

How time flies, Mr. Bond! It is amazing to think that Daniel Craig's first 007 [...]

Another ‘JB’? Ian Fleming’s alternative hero

By |July 24th, 2016|News|

The name's Blaize... John Blaize. This was the name that James Bond author Ian Fleming [...]

Golden High: From Pinewood With Love

By |July 17th, 2016|News|

Golden High, 007! Pinewood Studios, located in the county of Buckinghamshire in Britain, and the [...]

The Other Fleming: The clandestine world of Peter Fleming

By |July 10th, 2016|News|

As many people know, James Bond author Ian Fleming drew some of his inspiration for [...]

Bond terra firma: celebrating For Your Eyes Only

By |July 3rd, 2016|News|

Now pay attention, 007. Thirty five years ago this summer Roger Moore's fifth James Bond [...]

From M to R: Ralph Fiennes wows critics as Richard III

By |June 29th, 2016|News|

The acclaimed film and stage actor Ralph Fiennes, who became the new 'M' in Skyfall [...]

Adele performs ‘Skyfall’ at Glastonbury

By |June 27th, 2016|News|

The British singer Adele, who won an Oscar in 2013 for her theme song to [...]

From M to V: Judi Dench back as Victoria

By |June 22nd, 2016|News|

Dame Judi Dench, who very briefly reprised her role as 007's MI6 boss 'M' in Spectre, [...]

Barry, Bond and Thunderball: Looking Back on a Music Maestro

By |June 12th, 2016|News|

In his autobiography When the Snow Melts (published in 1998), the Bond producer Cubby Broccoli [...]

The Men with their Golden Guns

By |June 10th, 2016|Members, News|

One of the more memorable features of Ian Fleming's final James Bond novel The Man [...]

Ian Fleming’s Spectre in Retrospect

By |June 5th, 2016|News|

When James Bond author Ian Fleming first introduced the criminal network SPECTRE to his many [...]

Expect the Unexpected: Mendes speaks on Bond’s future

By |May 30th, 2016|News|

Sam Mendes, the director of two highly successful 007 movies with Daniel Craig, has said the [...]

Writer Royale: Fleming Bond letters book now in paperback

By |May 28th, 2016|News|

The recent coverage of the latest James Bond movie Spectre also saw much interest once [...]

New issue of ‘MI6 Confidential’ magazine

By |May 26th, 2016|News|

Now pay attention, 007. A new issue of the glossy Bond magazine MI6 Confidential has [...]

Burt Kwouk, 1930-2016

By |May 24th, 2016|News|

The JBIFC is very sad to report the passing of actor Burt Kwouk, aged 85, [...]

Bond Three on Bond Six: Moore speaks on Craig speculation

By |May 22nd, 2016|News|

Seven-times James Bond Sir Roger Moore has commented on all the media speculation about Daniel [...]

Operation Thunderball: Connery’s American Radio Slots

By |May 19th, 2016|News|

Sir Sean Connery's fourth smash-hit 007 movie Thunderball celebrates its 50th birthday later this year [...]

The Other Blofeld: Looking back on Telly Savalas

By |May 14th, 2016|News, Villains|

The recent resurrection, or reinvention, of Ian Fleming's sinister Bond villain Ernst Stavro Blofeld by [...]

Spy Another Way: Naomie Harris speaks on her new film and Moneypenny

By |May 10th, 2016|Girls, News|

Actress Naomie Harris, who played Eve Moneypenny in Skyfall and reprised the role in Spectre, [...]

To Fleming With Love: Bond author discussion at literary festival

By |May 7th, 2016|News|

A popular annual literary festival held in Kent, England, will have this year an 'Ian Fleming [...]

Bondmaker: Mendes to speak on filmcraft at Hay literary festival

By |April 29th, 2016|News|

Sam Mendes, the director of two highly successful 007 movies with Daniel Craig, has been [...]

Memories of Guy: Sir Roger Moore on Guy Hamilton

By |April 24th, 2016|News|

The very sad loss of four-times Bond director Guy Hamilton on Wednesday, 20th April, 2016, was [...]

A Golden Touch: Guy Hamilton, 1922-2016

By |April 22nd, 2016|News|

The JBIFC is very sad to report that the man with the golden touch, director [...]

On Her Majesty’s Service: The BBC’s brief bond with 007

By |April 17th, 2016|News|

Not many people realise that Ian Fleming's James Bond once saw a very brief BBC-TV incarnation, and this [...]

Licence to Chill: new trailer for Dalton’s ‘Penny Dreadful’ season 3

By |April 15th, 2016|News|

Former 007 star Timothy Dalton can be seen in a haunting new trailer for the [...]

From JB to GB: More details on 007 duo’s adaptation of Deighton story

By |April 14th, 2016|News|

You read it here first. Back in January, 2014, the JBIFC exclusively revealed that the James [...]

Operation Thunderball: Looking back on making Bond 4

By |April 10th, 2016|News|

Later this year will mark the 50th birthday of Thunderball (1965), Sean Connery's fourth movie [...]

From Bond to BAFTA: Broccoli adds new role

By |April 5th, 2016|News|

James Bond producer Barbara Broccoli is adding an important new role to her considerable portfolio. [...]

Shaken and Stirred: Cineaste mag inspects Spectre

By |April 2nd, 2016|News|

The latest edition of the independent quarterly Cineaste (Spring, 2016), the respected American magazine devoted to [...]

Bond’s Venus: In Praise of Ursula Andress

By |March 31st, 2016|News|

It was a stunning entrance, a scene in Dr. No (1962) that fed the imaginations of [...]

Cinefex Explores Spectre’s Special Effects

By |March 28th, 2016|News|

  The latest issue of the American magazine Cinefex (no. 145, February, 2016), which celebrates [...]

Issue no. 34 of ‘MI6 Confidential’ published

By |March 26th, 2016|News|

Double-O heaven! The latest issue of the glossy James Bond magazine MI6 Confidential has just [...]

Double-O Win at Jameson Empire Awards

By |March 24th, 2016|News|

It was a double triumph for the latest 007 movie Spectre at the 2016 Jameson Empire [...]

From Fleming With Love: his secret ‘file’

By |March 20th, 2016|News|

The recent coverage of the latest James Bond movie Spectre also saw much interest once [...]