• 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
  • As Bond fans across the globe continue to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the EON James Bond movie franchise, many critics still point to the third smash-hit 007 movie Goldfinger (1964), as the film that embodied everything audiences came to [...]

    By Published On: November 6th, 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • (Warning: Spoilers Ahead). There have been a number of comments from critics and Bond fans alike that the ending to the new James Bond movie, No Time To Die, is somehow not in the 'Fleming tradition' and is 'unBond-like'. Some [...]

    By Published On: October 19th, 2021
  • Bond creator Ian Fleming made good use of his own memories of service with the British Royal Navy, and naval references featured at various points in the James Bond books. Now 007 actor Daniel Craig has something directly in common [...]

    By Published On: September 25th, 2021
  • It was a key moment in the big-screen movie version of Ian Fleming's famous novel. Auric Goldfinger, explaining his villainous career to James Bond, told 007: 'This is gold, Mr. Bond. All my life I've been in love with its [...]

    By Published On: March 31st, 2021
  • Former James Bond actor Timothy Dalton celebrated his 75th birthday on 21st March, and many happy returns were offered by his numerous fans across the globe. He made two James Bond movies, The Living Daylights (1987) and Licence To Kill [...]

    By Published On: March 22nd, 2021
  •   The JBIFC is very sad to report that the acclaimed actor Yaphet Kotto, best known to 007 fans as the larger-than-life villain 'Mr. Big' (AKA 'Dr. Kananga') in Roger Moore's debut Bond movie Live and Let Die (1973), passed [...]

    By Published On: March 16th, 2021
  • It will come as no surprise to many people that the release of the new James Bond film, No Time To Die, the 25th entry in the smash-hit franchise and Daniel's Craig's final appearance as Ian Fleming's 007, has been [...]

    By Published On: January 22nd, 2021
  • The UK's BBC Radio-4 have given Bond fans an early Xmas present by repeating some of the Toby Stephens 007 adventures, the highly-praised adaptations by Archie Scottney of the Ian Fleming novels, produced by Martin Jarvis and Rosalind Ayres Productions. [...]

    By Published On: November 23rd, 2020
  • She was the only woman to have been Mrs. Bond. The JBIFC is very sad to report that Dame Diana Rigg, who played Tracy opposite George Lazenby's 007 in On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), and also starred opposite Patrick [...]

    By Published On: September 11th, 2020
  • Sir Sean (Tommy) Connery, the first man to play James Bond in the EON franchise of 007 movies, has celebrated an astonishing 90 years of age, and the JBIFC would like to wish the award-winning actor very many birthday wishes. [...]

    By Published On: August 25th, 2020