• 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Toby Stephens has returned as 007! He played James Bond for the ninth time in a BBC Radio-4 adaptation of Ian Fleming's The Man With The Golden Gun, directed by Martin Jarvis, who was also the voice of Fleming, and [...]

    By Published On: March 14th, 2020
  • 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
  • Moore is Back! Ghosts, Golden Guns, and Terrorists on Oil Rigs have all challenged him over the years, but the unflappable former 007 actor Sir Roger Moore still enjoyed every moment. And now we will have the opportunity to show our appreciation of [...]

    By Published On: September 1st, 2016
  • One of the more memorable features of Ian Fleming's final James Bond novel The Man With The Golden Gun was the way that the main assassin, Francisco 'Pistols' Scaramanga, used a gold-coloured pistol. This theme was given an even more [...]

    By Published On: June 10th, 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
  • 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 19th December 1974 at the Odeon Leicester Square, London. Running Time 125 minutes James Bond Roger Moore Plot Scaramanga, a KGB-trained freelance hitman who sometimes works [...]

    By Published On: April 9th, 2012