• 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • One year ago this month the world sadly lost Sir Roger Moore, the third actor to play James Bond and a true gentleman in every sense of the word. Still very sorely missed, Sir Roger was the first James Bond [...]

    By Published On: May 24th, 2018
  • The JBIFC is very sad to report that three-times Bond director Lewis Gilbert has passed away, aged 97. The award-winning director of such classics as Reach for the Sky (1956), Carve Her Name With Pride (1958), Sink the Bismarck! (1960) and Alfie (1966), Gilbert also helmed [...]

    By Published On: February 28th, 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
  • Bond is Back! To celebrate the life of Sir Roger Moore, the main studio MGM, the film restoration experts Park Circus, and EON Productions have announced in a joint statement that there will be special screenings of two of his 007 [...]

    By Published On: May 27th, 2017
  • Figures released by the British Film Institute (BFI) on Thursday, 28 January, show that the UK's film industry has reached new heights in the last year, with key studios such as Pinewood (the traditional home of 007), Shepperton, and Leavesden [...]

    By Published On: January 30th, 2017
  • This year will see the 40th Anniversary of Roger Moore's third 007 movie, the epic and hugely popular The Spy Who Loved Me (1977). Produced by Albert 'Cubby' Broccoli in a solo capacity after the break-up of his producing partnership with [...]

    By Published On: January 16th, 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 Spy Who Loved Me At the end of 1975, the newest design from the Lotus company was presented at the Earls Court Motor Show in London – the Esprit that had been created by Italian designer Giorgio [...]

    By Published On: May 7th, 2012
  • 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 7th July 1977, Odeon Leicester Square, London. Running Time 125 minutes James Bond Roger Moore Plot Megalomaniac Karl Stromberg plans to obliterate mankind [...]

    By Published On: April 10th, 2012