• 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
  • The exciting cinema re-release of all the James Bond movies as part of the 60th Anniversary of the 007 movie franchise this year has been very popular with Bond fans, providing the fantastic opportunity to see the films on [...]

    By Published On: June 23rd, 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
  •   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
  • To help celebrate what is nearly 40 years since the 1983 premiere of Octopussy, Roger Moore's sixth smash-hit adventure as Ian Fleming's iconic creation, the JBIFC has made available in recent weeks four edited extracts from an on-set report we [...]

    By Published On: May 22nd, 2021
  • To help celebrate nearly 40 years of Octopussy, the late Roger Moore's sixth adventure as James Bond, the JBIFC have been publishing some edited extracts from an on-set report we carried in 007 magazine back in 1983. Here is a [...]

    By Published On: May 17th, 2021
  • To help celebrate nearly 40 years of Octopussy, the late Roger Moore's sixth adventure as James Bond, the JBIFC have been publishing some edited extracts from an on-set report we carried in 007 magazine back in January, 1983. Here is [...]

    By Published On: April 19th, 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
  • All Time High! It is nearly 40 years since principal photography commenced on Octopussy, which later received its Royal Premiere at the Odeon, Leicester Square, in London in June, 1983. The JBIFC takes the opportunity to look back at our [...]

    By Published On: April 11th, 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
  • Live and Let Drive! The new 30th series of the BBC's popular primetime motoring programme Top Gear, which has Chris Harris, Paddy McGuinness and Freddie Flintoff as the main hosts and started its latest run on Sunday, 14th March, includes [...]

    By Published On: March 15th, 2021
  • The JBIFC is very sad to report that Michael Lonsdale, the actor who played villain Hugo Drax opposite Roger Moore's 007 in Moonraker (1979), has died, aged 89. He passed away at his home in Paris. The award-winning and bilingual [...]

    By Published On: September 22nd, 2020
  • 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
  • Former 007 Pierce Brosnan, who played Ian Fleming's iconic creation in four James Bond movies for EON, has spoken in detail about love, loss, 007 and life after Bond. In an interview given to Chris Godfrey via 'zoom' for the [...]

    By Published On: July 1st, 2020
  • 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
  • All time high! Sir Roger Moore, who was the third actor to play 007 in the EON franchise, is still sorely missed. The latest issue of the UK's newspaper The Weekly News (21st March) contains an interview with the late [...]

    By Published On: March 27th, 2020
  • Recent Bond villains have come in all shapes and sizes, ranging from the bleeding-eye ruthlessness of Le Chiffre to the state-building schemes of Dominic Greene or the technological hacking skills of Raoul Silva. And, over the course of 24 on-screen [...]

    By Published On: March 2nd, 2020
  • What did Bond 1 really think about Bond 3's interpretation of 007? After he had completed Diamonds Are Forever (1971), and stepped aside from the role that turned him into a global star, Sean Connery remained notably reluctant to comment [...]

    By Published On: August 12th, 2019
  • The Annual James Bond Day this year will include a special screening of (00)3 James Bond 007 adventures at the BFI (British Film Institute) in central London, together with some special guests to introduce the movies, including David Arnold (pictured). [...]