• The new edition of the BBC's weekly listings magazine Radio Times (for 25 Sept - 1 October, 2021), just published in the UK, has a great Bond and Moneypenny front cover and devotes six pages to James Bond and No [...]

    By Published On: September 22nd, 2021
  • The latest issue of the popular British science fiction and and fantasy magazine, SFX, contains some coverage of the new James Bond movie No Time To Die, Daniel Craig's final adventure as 007. As many Bond aficionados know, the new [...]

    By Published On: September 10th, 2021
  • Bond will be back - soon! While we patiently await the unveiling of the eagerly anticipated new 25th James Bond film later this year, those keen for a few 'preview' teasers on the movie can read some interesting new comments [...]

    By Published On: July 10th, 2020
  • The UK's main ITV channel has a Bond season to mark the summer and, as Quantum of Solace (2008) is rolled out as part of this, we take the opportunity to look back on Daniel Craig's second James Bond adventure. [...]

    By Published On: June 8th, 2020
  • The espionage author and best-selling thriller writer Jeremy Duns, who is also a leading expert on the literary world of James Bond, has given a fascinating account of his re-discovery of a rare screenplay for the 1967 version of Casino [...]

    By Published On: April 27th, 2020
  • The former James Bond music composer David Arnold recently presented a special multi-part series on The Music of James Bond for the UK's Scala radio classical music station, and the final show included his views on the songs and soundtracks [...]

    By Published On: April 14th, 2020
  • Bond is Back! Break out the Vodka Martinis. It has become something of a tradition that Christmas-time in the past in the UK has regularly seen a James Bond movie as part of the TV festivities. This year will continue [...]

    By Published On: December 22nd, 2018
  • Ian Fleming has played 'a huge role' in his life and he said he is keen to acknowledge this. James Bond continuation author Anthony Horowitz proved to be a highly entertaining, thoughtful and self-deprecating guest when he was interviewed in [...]

    By Published On: June 4th, 2018
  • Now pay attention, 007. There's a new message from 'M'. Eyes only. Passed on from Station 'S' in Lincolnshire. Top priority. Message reads: An account of your first operation fetched high price. Stop. Telephone bid successful. Stop. Please be advised [...]

    By Published On: March 26th, 2018
  • To Bond or not to Bond? The acclaimed Shakespearean stage actress and British film star Dame Judi Dench, who very briefly reprised her role as 007's MI6 boss 'M' in Spectre, spent 60 minutes being interviewed before an audience at The [...]

    By Published On: June 13th, 2017
  • The JBIFC is very sad to report the death of acclaimed singer Chris Cornell, who was found dead on Wednesday evening (May 17th). The 52-year old co-wrote (with Bond composer David Arnold) and recorded 'You Know My Name', the main theme [...]

    By Published On: May 18th, 2017
  • A new documentary about Judi Dench, to be screened on the UK's BBC-2 TV channel on December 30th, will have contributions from 007s past and present, together with comments from Sam Mendes. The new programme, entitled All the World's Her [...]

    By Published On: December 12th, 2016
  • The Name's Craig... Daniel Craig  With all the recent speculation and media rumours about Daniel Craig's tenure as James Bond, and whether he will be reprising the role for Bond no. 25, it is perhaps worth reminding ourselves that it [...]

    By Published On: September 9th, 2016
  • How time flies, Mr. Bond! It is amazing to think that Daniel Craig's first 007 movie, Casino Royale, celebrates its tenth anniversary this year. Principal photography on the smash-hit film commenced in the Czech Republic in January, 2006, under the watchful eye of director [...]

    By Published On: July 31st, 2016
  • Dame Judi Dench, who very briefly reprised her role as 007's MI6 boss 'M' in Spectre, is going to reign again as Queen Victoria, two decades after she first portrayed Britain's nineteenth century monarch in the movie Mrs. Brown (1997). Her [...]

    By Published On: June 22nd, 2016
  • The JBIFC is very sad to report the passing of actor Burt Kwouk, aged 85, whose death was announced on 24th May in a brief statement issued by his family. Burt famously played Cato in seven Pink Panther movies and [...]

    By Published On: May 24th, 2016
  • The latest edition of the independent quarterly Cineaste (Spring, 2016), the respected American magazine devoted to the world of movies, has a detailed article on the latest Bond movie Spectre, and seeks to pin down and critically appraise the nature of Daniel [...]

    By Published On: April 2nd, 2016
  • by   Ajay Chowdhury, Q: How many Bond fans does it take to change a light bulb? A: One. But ten to complain how much better the original was…! There has been outcry, there have been protests, there have been websites and [...]

    By Published On: October 15th, 2012
  • This years new Bond car is also next year's new Aston Martin DBS. On the set of Casino Royale we ask, is this 007's coolest ever car? Story by Jason Barlow (First published in Car Magazine June 2006) So, ladies [...]

    By Published On: October 14th, 2012
  • [private] [/private] An overview of the production of the 21st Bond film.. Storm Front The first official slate on Casino Royale was struck on 30 th January 2006 in Modrany Studios in the Czech Republic. The first scenes shot were [...]