• 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 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 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
  • The JBIFC is very sad to report the death of the acclaimed stage and screen actor Albert Finney, who has passed away aged 82. Finney, who rose to acting fame as one of the 'New Wave' of British actors of [...]

    By Published On: February 9th, 2019
  •   Remember, remember, the month of November - gunpowder, treason and plot. Five years ago this November, just as many people in Britain were celebrating the defeat of the Guy Fawkes plot with traditional displays of fireworks, the big success [...]

    By Published On: November 4th, 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
  • Live and Let High! Current James Bond actor Daniel Craig, along with Naomie (Miss Moneypenny) Harris and two-times Bond director Sam Mendes, have all appeared in high positions in the Film 50 Power List 2017, which appeared in the UK's newspaper [...]

    By Published On: February 5th, 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 latest James Bond movie SPECTRE, released to huge box office success in 2015, has evidently left a special and lasting legacy in Mexico City. As many 007 fans will recall, director Sam Mendes and his hard-working crew created a [...]

    By Published On: November 1st, 2016
  • When James Bond author Ian Fleming first introduced the criminal network SPECTRE to his many readers in the novel Thunderball in 1961, he inadvertently created an organisation which has arguably become one of the most famous fictional crime syndicates in popular literature. [...]

    By Published On: June 5th, 2016
  • Sam Mendes, the director of two highly successful 007 movies with Daniel Craig, has said the next Bond director should come from 'a slightly unexpected direction' when it comes to the main storyline for the next James Bond movie. He also repeated [...]

    By Published On: May 30th, 2016
  • Now pay attention, 007. A new issue of the glossy Bond magazine MI6 Confidential has just been published, and contains some great coverage of the visual effects that go into a James Bond movie. In fact, issue no. 35 of [...]

    By Published On: May 26th, 2016
  • Sam Mendes, the director of two highly successful 007 movies with Daniel Craig, has been lined up to speak at the forthcoming Hay Literary Festival in May-June, 2016. He will discuss the craft of film-making. The Hay Festival is an annual event held [...]

    By Published On: April 29th, 2016
  • Former 007 star Timothy Dalton can be seen in a haunting new trailer for the latest series of the gothic horror TV series Penny Dreadful, the third season of which will hit U.S. TV screens on Sunday, May 1st, 2016. [...]

    By Published On: April 15th, 2016
  •   The latest issue of the American magazine Cinefex (no. 145, February, 2016), which celebrates the world of special and visual effects in movie-making, contains a detailed article on the production of Spectre. The magazine, which is available in retail [...]

    By Published On: March 28th, 2016
  • It was a double triumph for the latest 007 movie Spectre at the 2016 Jameson Empire Awards in London, with the latest Sam Mendes-directed James Bond adventure winning the Awards for 'Best Thriller' and 'Best British Film' in 2015. The Awards [...]

    By Published On: March 24th, 2016