• 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
  •   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
  • In the first EON James Bond film, it was not Sean Connery who appeared in the famous gunbarrel that opened the movie: that honour fell to stuntman Bob Simmons, who could also claim to be the very first Bond stunt [...]

    By Published On: July 24th, 2020
  •   The UK's main ITV channel has been continuing with its short summer season of Daniel Craig Bond films and, as Spectre is rolled out as part of this, the JBIFC takes the opportunity to look back on Craig's fourth [...]

    By Published On: June 26th, 2020
  • The JBIFC is very sad to report that the American actor David Hedison, who played 007's CIA buddy Felix Leiter twice on the big screen, has passed away. He died on July 18, aged 92, in Los Angeles, California. Both [...]

    By Published On: July 23rd, 2019
  • The Bank Holiday weekend in Britain has a nicely 'Bondian' and Jamaican feel to it. Not only has production commenced on the latest EON 007 movie in Jamaica, but actor Toby Stephens is back as Ian Fleming's James Bond in [...]

    By Published On: May 4th, 2019
  • It is an incredible 45 years since the release of Live and Let Die, which had its UK opening at the Odeon Leicester Square on 5th July, 1973. It was the film, of course, that introduced the world to a new [...]

    By Published On: July 2nd, 2018
  • Bond is Back! The fourth and most recent Daniel Craig 007 movie, Spectre, will receive its UK terrestrial TV premiere on the ITV-1 network on News Year's Day, 2018, at 8.00pm GMT. It is two years since the film, which [...]

    By Published On: December 23rd, 2017
  • There is some very good news for fans of the late Sir Roger Moore's interpretation of James Bond. The daily diary that he kept while filming his debut 007 adventure Live and Let Die (1973), first published in 1973 but long [...]

    By Published On: December 3rd, 2017
  • The very sad loss of Sir Roger Moore (1927-2017) has been keenly felt across the movie world and especially amongst Bond fans. His passing has led to a number of tribute articles in the media on his Bond films, including serialisation in the [...]

    By Published On: May 31st, 2017
  • A number of beautiful and talented women worked with Sir Roger Moore on his seven smash-hit James Bond films, and three of his leading ladies have shared their thoughts about him in tribute. What comes across very strongly is the [...]

    By Published On: May 25th, 2017
  • The JBIFC is very sad to report that actor Clifton James, who played Sheriff J.W. Pepper in two James Bond movies during the 1970s, has passed away, aged 96. He died on Saturday, 15th April, in Gladstone, Oregon, USA, due [...]

    By Published On: April 18th, 2017
  • The James Bond films were created, of course, for the big screen and have often served as the ultimate cinematic experience, but we should not forget the fact that the 007 movies have also had a television presence in Britain [...]

    By Published On: September 18th, 2016
  • The very sad loss of four-times Bond director Guy Hamilton on Wednesday, 20th April, 2016, was keenly felt across the Bond world, especially by Sir Roger Moore. Guy Hamilton directed Roger in his first 007 adventure Live and Let Die in [...]

    By Published On: April 24th, 2016
  • The JBIFC is very sad to report that the man with the golden touch, director Guy Hamilton, who helmed four 007 movies - including the iconic and much-loved Goldfinger (1964) - has died. He passed away on Wednesday, April 20th, 2016, aged [...]

    By Published On: April 22nd, 2016
  • The JBIFC were very sad to learn of the death, at the age of 90, of the distinguished music producer and composer Sir George Martin, who was often known as the 'Fifth' Beatle. Sir George passed away on Tuesday, 8th [...]

    By Published On: March 9th, 2016
  • Roger Moore Born 14th October 1927 The longest serving actor in the role to date – and a record which is unlikely to be equalled? Born in Stockwell, South London, in 1927, the son of a policeman. He [...]

    By Published On: May 3rd, 2012
  • Date of Release World Premiere 5th July 1973 at the Odeon Leicester Square, London. Running Time 116 minutes James Bond Roger Moore Plot Dr. Kananga/Mr. Big and his [...]

    By Published On: April 8th, 2012