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James Bond at the Golden Globes *Spectre update*

January 24, 2016

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This is the full list of the Golden Globe award wins and nominations of the James Bond films. So far there are 12 nominations and 3 wins. The majority of the nominations is for Best Song. 1964 Winner Most promising newcomer Female Ursula Andress in “Dr No” Together with Tippi Hedren and Elke Sommer 1965 […]

“Happiest in the saddle”- Bond rides a horse

September 15, 2015

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You’d might wonder in which movies Bond rides a horse. Here’s the list. They are mainly Roger Moores (rather his stuntman). On her Majesty’s secret service (1969) The Spy who loved me (actually a camel) (1977) Moonraker (1979) Octopussy (1983) A View to a Kill (1985) The Living Daylights (1989) Never Say Never Again (1983)

Max

January 11, 2015

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It is my nephew’s birthday today. He is three years old now and his name is Max.  Therefore, I give you…. …the James Bond film characters called Max: Max Kalba Portrayed by Vernon Dobtcheff in The Spy who loved me (1977). Max Zorin Portrayed by Christopher Walken in A View to a Kill (1985) Max […]

Dick Tracy

September 29, 2014

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It was a tough situation for James Bond (Roger Moore) in San Francisco, back in 1985 and “A View to a Kill“, having survived a burning lift shaft and after carrying a weakend geologist down a fire ladder being faced with a murder charge. Bond has to drop his alias of James Stock of the […]

Bond/Ladies age difference

July 27, 2014

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This is a list of the age difference beteende Bond and the Bond girl, approx. It has been calculated like this: Formula: X (Bond girl actress birth year) – Y (Bond actor birth year) Roger Moore might have youthful looks but is often old enough to be the father of his leading lady. The only […]

The Guns of Navarone Connections

August 16, 2013

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It is impossible not to be keen on the various connections the James Bond films hold to other films and film series. One such film is “The Guns of Navarone” (1961). As mentioned in the post about Melina Havelock “For yor eyes only” screenplay writers Dick Maibaum and Michael Wilson set a large portion of the film in Greece as they […]

Middle names

August 3, 2013

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Precisely, what are the James Bond actors’ middle names? In fact sometimes their first names are their middle names. So be it.  Here’s the list: Thomas Sean Connery George Robert Lazenby Roger George Moore Timothy Peter Dalton Pierce Brendan Brosnan Daniel Wroughton Craig and of course… James David Graham Niven Robert Haakon Nielsen (Barry Nelson)

The Moneypenny actresses

June 11, 2013

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This is a full list of the actors who have portrayed Miss Moneypenny Lois Maxwell 1962-1985 Dr No From Russia with Love Goldfinger Thunderball You only live twice On Her Majesty’s Secret Service Diamonds are Forever Live and let Die The Man with the Golden Gun The Spy who loved me Moonraker For your eyes only […]

James Bond Release dates: UK, USA and Sweden

April 29, 2013

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When realising that my wife’s birthday is on the same date of the Swedish premiere of “Dr No”: 29 April, I just had to put together a list like this. So, here we go. All Bond release dates in United Kingdom, United States of America and my native Sweden. Mind you that the American ones […]

The M actors

April 2, 2013

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So, which actors have portrayed M? Here is the full list. Bernard Lee 1962-1979 Dr No From Russia with Love Goldfinger Thunderball You only live twice On her Majesty’s Secret Service Diamonds are Forever Live and let die The Man with the Golden Gun The Spy who loved me Moonraker Robert Brown 1983-1989 Octopussy A […]

The Oscar winning cast

January 22, 2013

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The Oscars are coming up and I thought you’d like to know which James Bond actors who have been awarded Oscars and those who were nominated. I think this is a full list. Let me know if anyone’s missing. (For James Bond films Oscar wins and nominations, click here) During Bond tenure Judi Dench “Shakespeare […]

Bond’s Aliases

December 10, 2012

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Sometimes 007 has to use aliases, another identity during his missions. Sometimes they are just made up identities and sometimes he’s impersonating someone else in the film This is a list of the two types. Aliases David Somerset (with wife Caroline) in “From Russia with Love” Mr Fisher in “You only live twice” Taro Torodoki […]

… and the Razzies

December 6, 2012

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The anti-Oscars called the Razzies is nothing to boast about. It might be of interest though, trivia wise. Pattern of the wins and nominations is American influence. I’d say. 1985 Worst actress Nominee “A view to a Kill” Tanya Roberts 1999 Worst supporting actress Winner “The World is not enough” Denise Richards 1999 Worst Screen […]

Guess you better slow that Renault down

December 5, 2012

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Before it was split in two, the 1984 Renault 11 TXE had four doors. It was driven by Roger Moore or rather Remy Julienne, a legend of carstunts, in “A View to a Kill“. The Renault 11 has a great resemblance to the Renault 9, launched in 1981 and is only different in appearance to […]