• Now pay attention, 007. It's an amazing twenty years since Pierce Brosnan's final movie as James Bond hit our cinema screens. On 18th November, 2002, Brosnan's fourth Bond adventure Die Another Day had its Royal Premiere at the Royal Albert [...]

    By Published On: November 19th, 2022
  • In 2014 the JBIFC was very sad to report the death of actor Richard Kiel, aged 74, on September 10 in California. Richard, of course, had played the very tall and steel-toothed henchman 'Jaws' in two hugely successful James Bond [...]

    By Published On: November 12th, 2022
  • Bond author Ian Fleming was a big fan of hi-tech inventions and new gadgets, and some of his close associates shared his enthusiasm. In 2013, the year after Skyfall was released, a movie which sought to break away from 'gadgets' [...]

    By Published On: November 4th, 2022
  • Now pay attention, 007. A relatively rare transcript of an interview with Sean Connery can give us some interesting insights into how the first James Bond star viewed the challenges of being Ian Fleming's 007 and how the EON franchise [...]

    By Published On: October 31st, 2022
  • The year 2012 was a truly great year for James Bond fans. Not only was there interest in all things 'Bond' due to the late Queen 'parachuting' into the Olympics Stadium and Craig's third Bond adventure Skyfall soon became a [...]

    By Published On: October 23rd, 2022
  • It was a case of Castle Royale. Former James Bond star Daniel Craig attended a special investiture ceremony at Windsor Castle in England to receive his '007 Honour' from Princess Anne. The actor was made a 'Companion of the Order [...]

    By Published On: October 19th, 2022
  • Why do some of James Bond's enemies seek to be 'friends' with the MI6 agent? The word 'frenemy' was not invented for the Bond films, but there are some key moments over the course of the 25-film franchise when such [...]

    By Published On: October 16th, 2022
  • The JBIFC is very sad to report that the highly talented and popular Scottish actor Robbie Coltrane has died, aged 72. He passed away on Friday, 14th October, in a hospital near Falkirk in Scotland. A graduate of Glasgow School [...]

    By Published On: October 15th, 2022
  • Sixty years ago this month, in October, 1962, a new kind of action movie, and a new kind of hero, took cinema box offices by storm, to the evident relief and delight of Bond producers Albert R. Broccoli and [...]

    By Published On: October 7th, 2022
  • Now pay attention, 007. As one age ends, another one begins. With the passing of Queen Elizabeth II and the accession of King Charles III to the throne, both the United Kingdom and Ian Fleming's fictional creation James Bond [...]

    By Published On: September 17th, 2022
  •   As the 60th Anniversary cinema re-release of the 007 films reaches The World Is Not Enough (1999), Pierce Brosnan's third adventure as Ian Fleming's secret agent, and Garbage is also lined up as one of the performers for the [...]

    By Published On: August 18th, 2022
  • The year 2022 is the 60th Anniversary of James Bond on the Big Screen and there have already been some great events to help celebrate 007's longevity and global fame, such as the re-release of all the James Bond movies [...]

    By Published On: July 30th, 2022
  • The JBIFC is sad to report that the singer and songwriter Monty Norman, associated in so many people's minds with the iconic main James Bond theme first heard in Dr. No (1962), has died aged 94. In the Autumn (Fall) [...]

    By Published On: July 13th, 2022
  • Bond producer Barbara Broccoli has responded to some brief questions posed to her about the future of 007 and the EON franchise, and about the selection process for a new actor to replace Daniel Craig. According to Deadline, the well-known [...]

    By Published On: July 4th, 2022
  • The exciting cinema re-release of all the James Bond movies as part of the 60th Anniversary of the 007 movie franchise this year has been very popular with Bond fans, providing the fantastic opportunity to see the films on [...]

    By Published On: June 23rd, 2022
  • It has already left readers both shaken and stirred. The new James Bond novel With a Mind to Kill, the third and final entry in a trilogy by the best-selling author Anthony Horowitz, has been given very positive and enthusiastic [...]

    By Published On: June 5th, 2022
  • Bond is Back! The eagerly anticipated new James Bond novel, With A Mind To Kill, the third of a trilogy by the best-selling author Anthony Horowitz, has now been published in the UK by Jonathan Cape. It will undoubtedly prove [...]

    By Published On: May 26th, 2022
  • Fans of the Hammer Horror and Bond film actor Christopher Lee were given a very golden treat by BBC-4 in the UK on Sunday 22nd May when the channel devoted an evening to commemorate the later actor's birth a century [...]

    By Published On: May 22nd, 2022
  • Roger Moore's fourth James Bond movie Moonraker (1979), the eleventh in the smash-hit EON series, generated huge financial returns at the global box office, but it was very different to Ian Fleming's original third novel (1955). In fact, apart from [...]

    By Published On: May 9th, 2022