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Broccoli Speaks: EON producer keen on franchise continuity

By |December 13th, 2021|News|

Barbara Broccoli was interviewed for The Hollywood Reporter recently and emphasised that she and her [...]

A Fitting End to the Craig Era: More verdicts on Bond 25

By |November 8th, 2021|News|

    All time high! Britain's leading film and sci-fi magazines, which have just hit [...]

Designing Double-O: How they styled Bond’s world

By |October 27th, 2021|News|

When you watch a 007 movie on the big screen in a cinema, you know [...]

Death is Forever: A fascination with mortality is a core 007 theme

By |October 19th, 2021|News|

(Warning: Spoilers Ahead). There have been a number of comments from critics and Bond fans [...]

Licence Reviewed: More verdicts on ‘No Time To Die’

By |October 18th, 2021|News|

  It is a big, bold and ambitious movie, and its ending has certainly taken [...]

Role of Honour: Daniel awarded a Walk of Fame Star

By |October 12th, 2021|News|

All Time High! It is one of the ultimate honours for an actor. The outgoing [...]

All Time High: Bond’s UK box office triumph

By |October 5th, 2021|News|

The latest figures have revealed that Daniel Craig's final movie as Ian Fleming's James Bond, [...]

No Time Goes High: Strong UK box office opening

By |October 3rd, 2021|News|

In news that will please all concerned in the production, and all Bond fans everywhere, [...]

Double-O Royale: ‘No Time To Die’ Premieres in London

By |September 28th, 2021|News|

The Royal World Premiere of No Time To Die, Daniel Craig's fifth and final adventure [...]

On Her Majesty’s Naval Service: Craig awarded Bond’s RN rank

By |September 25th, 2021|News|

Bond creator Ian Fleming made good use of his own memories of service with the [...]

Bond unpacked: New issue of ‘Radio Times’ has 007 interviews

By |September 22nd, 2021|News|

The new edition of the BBC's weekly listings magazine Radio Times (for 25 Sept - [...]

Bond explored: ‘Sunday Times’ Culture mag was 007 special

By |September 19th, 2021|News|

The 'Culture' section of the UK's Sunday Times newspaper (September 19) was a real treat [...]

Golden ear: BBC Radio-2 show celebrates the world of 007 music

By |September 17th, 2021|News|

For your ears only, 007. In anticipation of the upcoming release of the new 007 [...]

New issue of ‘SFX’ magazine has Bond 25 coverage

By |September 10th, 2021|News|

The latest issue of the popular British science fiction and and fantasy magazine, SFX, contains [...]

New issue of ‘Total Film’ has Bond 25 coverage

By |September 7th, 2021|News|

  The new September, 2021, issue of the UK's best-selling film magazine Total Film includes [...]

Bond is Back! UK’s media gears up for ‘No Time To Die’

By |August 30th, 2021|News|

You can sense the growing excitement in the air again. Given the upcoming premiere of [...]

Looking Back on Octopussy: part 7

By |August 23rd, 2021|News|

  To help celebrate what is nearly an incredible 40 years since the premiere of [...]

Looking Back on Octopussy: part 6

By |June 23rd, 2021|News|

To help celebrate what is nearly 40 years since the premiere of Octopussy, Roger Moore's [...]

Looking Back on Octopussy: part 5

By |May 22nd, 2021|News|

To help celebrate what is nearly 40 years since the 1983 premiere of Octopussy, Roger [...]

Looking Back on Octopussy: part 4

By |May 17th, 2021|News|

To help celebrate nearly 40 years of Octopussy, the late Roger Moore's sixth adventure as [...]

Looking Back on Octopussy: part 3

By |April 19th, 2021|News|

To help celebrate nearly 40 years of Octopussy, the late Roger Moore's sixth adventure as [...]

Looking Back on Octopussy: part 2

By |April 15th, 2021|News|

All Time High! To help celebrate nearly 40 years of Octopussy, the JBIFC is re-publishing [...]

Looking Back on Octopussy: part 1

By |April 11th, 2021|News|

All Time High! It is nearly 40 years since principal photography commenced on Octopussy, which [...]

He Loved Gold: 007 creator Fleming’s fascination with hidden treasure

By |March 31st, 2021|News|

It was a key moment in the big-screen movie version of Ian Fleming's famous novel. [...]

The Living Highlights: 007 facts about Dalton’s Bond

By |March 22nd, 2021|News|

Former James Bond actor Timothy Dalton celebrated his 75th birthday on 21st March, and many [...]

Mr. Big has departed: Yaphet Kotto, RIP

By |March 16th, 2021|News|

  The JBIFC is very sad to report that the acclaimed actor Yaphet Kotto, best [...]

Live and Let Drive: BBC’s Top Gear Bonds with 007

By |March 15th, 2021|News|

Live and Let Drive! The new 30th series of the BBC's popular primetime motoring programme [...]

Rise Royale: Ana De Armas profiled

By |February 15th, 2021|News|

There is always tremendous media interest in new Bond women, and there will be some [...]

‘M’ Speaks on Bond 25

By |January 29th, 2021|News|

Ralph Fiennes, who reprises his role as MI6 head 'M' in No Time To Die, [...]

Try Another Day: New October release date for Bond 25

By |January 22nd, 2021|News|

It will come as no surprise to many people that the release of the new [...]

Broccoli adds name to British cinema letter

By |January 19th, 2021|News|

The James Bond producer Barbara Broccoli was one of the leading figures who added their [...]

Michael Apted, 1941-2021

By |January 9th, 2021|News|

The JBIFC is very sad to report that the Bond director Michael Apted has died, [...]

Sold! On Her Majesty’s Cougar Service

By |December 17th, 2020|News|

As many fans of George Lazenby's one-off James Bond adventure On Her Majesty's Secret Service [...]

For Your Ears Only: Welcome repeats of Radio Bond

By |November 23rd, 2020|News|

The UK's BBC Radio-4 have given Bond fans an early Xmas present by repeating some [...]

‘You will be shocked’: Rami Malek speaks on his Bond villain

By |November 9th, 2020|News|

What motivates a memorable Bond villain? Rami Malek has dropped strong hints that his mysterious [...]

Forever Bond: Sir Sean Connery (1930-2020)

By |November 1st, 2020|News|

The King is dead, but long live the King. The JBIFC is extremely sad to [...]

New ‘Total Film’ celebrates 007

By |October 26th, 2020|News|

007 and Counting... It has been a frustrating few months, but as we eagerly await [...]

Goldeneye in retrospect

By |October 15th, 2020|News|

In many ways the year 1995 was a watershed moment for the James Bond franchise. [...]

Try Another Day: Bond 25 now due in 2021

By |October 2nd, 2020|News|

  Deep concern over the Coronavirus pandemic and a seeming second surge of Covid-19 across [...]

Drax No More: Michael Lonsdale (1931-2020)

By |September 22nd, 2020|News|

The JBIFC is very sad to report that Michael Lonsdale, the actor who played villain [...]

Dame Diana Rigg (1938-2020)

By |September 11th, 2020|News|

She was the only woman to have been Mrs. Bond. The JBIFC is very sad [...]

Bond is Back! New poster released

By |September 1st, 2020|News|

Bond is Back! A great new poster for No Time To Die, featuring Daniel Craig [...]

Actor Royale: Many Happy Returns, Sir Sean

By |August 25th, 2020|News|

Sir Sean (Tommy) Connery, the first man to play James Bond in the EON franchise [...]

B25’s villain Safin: what can we expect?

By |August 18th, 2020|News|

We've been expecting you, Mr. Safin. What can 007 fans expect from Rami Malek's villain [...]

Bond on the Box: when 007 joined ITV

By |August 3rd, 2020|News|

How do you like your Bond viewings - on the big or small screen? The [...]

Stuntman Royale: Looking back on Bob Simmons

By |July 24th, 2020|News|

In the first EON James Bond film, it was not Sean Connery who appeared in [...]

Live and Let Live: Pinpointing 007’s residence

By |July 16th, 2020|News|

The best-selling author William Boyd, who penned the James Bond novel Solo back in 2013, [...]

Fukunaga Speaks: new issue of ‘Empire’ magazine previews Bond 25

By |July 10th, 2020|News|

Bond will be back - soon! While we patiently await the unveiling of the eagerly [...]

From ‘No’ With Love: Continuities in the first two 007 films

By |July 6th, 2020|News|

What was the impact of Dr. No and how did From Russia With Love build [...]

Brosnan Speaks: ‘Once you’re a Bond, it’s with you forever’

By |July 1st, 2020|News|

Former 007 Pierce Brosnan, who played Ian Fleming's iconic creation in four James Bond movies [...]