• 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
  • When you watch a 007 movie on the big screen in a cinema, you know that the architecture, artwork and design of the films have both reflected and influenced style and fashion for well over fifty years. In fact, one [...]

    By Published On: October 27th, 2021
  •   To help celebrate what is nearly an incredible 40 years since the premiere of Octopussy, Roger Moore's sixth smash-hit adventure as Ian Fleming's iconic secret agent James Bond, the JBIFC have in the last few weeks made available six [...]

    By Published On: August 23rd, 2021
  • To help celebrate what is nearly 40 years since the premiere of Octopussy, Roger Moore's sixth smash-hit adventure as Ian Fleming's iconic secret agent James Bond, the JBIFC have in the past few weeks made available five edited extracts from [...]

    By Published On: June 23rd, 2021
  • All Time High! To help celebrate nearly 40 years of Octopussy, the JBIFC is re-publishing some edited extracts from an on-set report we carried in 007 magazine back in January, 1983. The JBIFC's report was the first detailed account from [...]

    By Published On: April 15th, 2021
  • The UK's main ITV channel has been continuing with its summer season of Daniel Craig Bond films and, as Skyfall is rolled out as part of this, the JBIFC takes the opportunity to look back on Craig's third 007 adventure [...]

    By Published On: June 20th, 2020
  • Do you have access to large amounts of private land, preferably somewhere in the desert, or a road network in a secluded forest where you could dispose of an unwanted passenger? A recent report in the London Times newspaper, 'No. [...]

    By Published On: June 2nd, 2020
  • Now pay attention, 007. Gadgets have always been a beloved part of the James Bond universe, in both book and film, and the blur between fact and fiction is often commented on. Secret spy gadgets sent to British soldiers trapped [...]

    By Published On: May 27th, 2020
  • Twenty-five years ago this month, in April, 1995, the Main Unit of the James Bond franchise spent two busy days shooting at the Nene Valley Railway, near Peterborough in Cambridgeshire, for Pierce Brosnan's debut 007 adventure Goldeneye. The production's Second [...]

    By Published On: April 29th, 2020
  • Now pay attention, 007. Eyes Only. A special decoded message from 'Q' follows: The James Bond franchise has often been called 'spy-fi', as it has regularly fused spy fiction with science fiction. An exciting new book, The Science of James [...]

    By Published On: April 20th, 2020
  • Now pay attention, 007. It has been called the 'Most Famous Car in the World', and has become so strongly associated in the public mind with the James Bond film series that the car has retained a presence even in [...]

    By Published On: August 18th, 2019
  • From a view to a new thrill! Following on from some great publicity generated from the recent Royal visit to the B25 set at Pinewood, 007 aficionados have been given another welcome treat. Bond fans have been given their first [...]

    By Published On: June 26th, 2019
  •   Double-0 heaven and counting! In just one's year's time, on April 8th 2020, Bond 25 will be released to an eager world. Anticipation has risen to new levels in recent weeks when the production made use of locations in [...]

    By Published On: April 8th, 2019
  • It's Double-O Go! Although principal photography with Daniel Craig as 007 is yet to begin, some preliminary production shooting on Bond 25 has already commenced this week in Norway. A 'B25' crew, with a large number of support vehicles and filming [...]

    By Published On: March 27th, 2019
  • 007 and counting... As pre-production work begins to take shape on Bond movie no. 25, director Danny Boyle has chosen art production designer Mark Tildesley as his production designer on the new 007 movie, which is due to commence filming later [...]

    By Published On: July 22nd, 2018
  •   The exciting new Austrian-based James Bond exhibition '007 Elements', which opens on July 12th and promises to be the 'ultimate Bond experience' for visitors, has received an early review from the London Times newspaper. The new Bond experience, which the [...]

    By Published On: June 18th, 2018
  • From Austria With Love: further details have been revealed about the new James Bond Experience in Solden. Called '007 ELEMENTS', the Experience is a new James Bond cinematic installation built inside the summit of the Gaislachkogl Mountain in Solden. According [...]

    By Published On: September 19th, 2017
  • From Le Mans champions to the big-screen James Bond's favourite car and on to today's supercars, a beautifully produced new book, Aston Martin DB, written by motoring expert Andrew Noakes, will be a must-have buy both for 007 fans and more [...]

    By Published On: September 17th, 2017
  •   The recent screening of the third Sean Connery James Bond movie Goldfinger by the UK's ITV-4 channel (on 21st July) drew appreciative comments by reviewers in the weekly TV listings in British newspapers, and one critic was full of praise [...]

    By Published On: July 23rd, 2017