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 [...]

Spectre in Seven: Looking back on the creation of Craig’s fourth Bond film

By |June 26th, 2020|News|

  The UK's main ITV channel has been continuing with its short summer season of [...]

Skyfall in Seven: Looking back on the creation of Craig’s third Bond film

By |June 20th, 2020|News|

The UK's main ITV channel has been continuing with its summer season of Daniel Craig [...]

Try Another Day: slight change to U.S. Bond 25 release date

By |June 14th, 2020|News|

The eagerly-anticipated new James Bond film, No Time To Die, 25th in the iconic series [...]

Quantum in Seven: Looking back on Craig’s second Bond film

By |June 8th, 2020|News|

The UK's main ITV channel has a Bond season to mark the summer and, as [...]

Golden Buy: Replicas of ‘Goldfinger’ Aston Martin snapped up

By |June 2nd, 2020|News|

Do you have access to large amounts of private land, preferably somewhere in the desert, [...]

From ‘Q’ With Love: Bond’s gadgets in fact and fiction

By |May 27th, 2020|News|

Now pay attention, 007. Gadgets have always been a beloved part of the James Bond [...]

‘Goldeneye’ at 25: the Nene Valley Railway filming

By |April 29th, 2020|News|

Twenty-five years ago this month, in April, 1995, the Main Unit of the James Bond [...]

For Their Eyes Only: expert uncovers rare ‘Casino Royale’ script

By |April 27th, 2020|News|

The espionage author and best-selling thriller writer Jeremy Duns, who is also a leading expert [...]

007 and Counting: new book explores science of James Bond

By |April 20th, 2020|News|

Now pay attention, 007. Eyes Only. A special decoded message from 'Q' follows: The James [...]

Composer David Arnold reflects on Craig 007 era

By |April 14th, 2020|News|

The former James Bond music composer David Arnold recently presented a special multi-part series on [...]

Pure Gold: Honor Blackman, R.I.P.

By |April 6th, 2020|News|

The JBIFC is very sad to report that the Goldfinger actress Honor Blackman has passed away, [...]

Former 007 Sir Roger Moore Remembered

By |March 27th, 2020|News|

All time high! Sir Roger Moore, who was the third actor to play 007 in [...]

BBC History mag looks at spies who inspired Bond’s creator

By |March 24th, 2020|News|

Memo from 'M', for your eyes only: the new April, 2020, edition of the BBC [...]

New issue of ‘Starburst’ mag is James Bond special

By |March 23rd, 2020|News|

Double-o Heaven! The new issue of the popular UK sci-fi and fantasy magazine Starburst for [...]

Goodbye, Mr. Bond: Craig interviewed for GQ

By |March 17th, 2020|News|

Bond and beyond. James Bond actor Daniel Craig has been interviewed for the new April, [...]

New ‘Total Film’ is Bond 25 special

By |March 16th, 2020|News|

All time high. The new March, 2020, edition of the UK's best-selling movie magazine Total [...]

Radio Bond is Back!

By |March 14th, 2020|News|

Toby Stephens has returned as 007! He played James Bond for the ninth time in [...]

Bond’s Future: 007 cast interviewed in ‘Sunday Times’

By |March 9th, 2020|News|

Where next for 007? Naturally, as this appears to be Daniel Craig's farewell, there is [...]