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The World Is Not Enough – The Most Travelled James Bond

November 2, 2015

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The latest James Bond film SPECTRE sees oo7 visit some incredible locations, including Mexico City and Altaussee, Austria. However, James Bond has always been an international traveller, his adventures taking him to the farthest corners of the planet (and occasionally off it) all in the name of saving the world. But just how far has oo7 […]

TIME TO SAVE THE WORLD AGAIN? – The wristwatches of James Bond

September 7, 2015

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Omega recently announced the release of their new Spectre Seamaster 300m – which follows up on the Seamaster Aqua Terra that was announced earlier in the year – both of which will adorn Daniel Craig’s wrist in the upcoming James Bond film, SPECTRE. Interestingly, both the Aqua Terra and the Spectre Seamaster have a decidedly retro […]

BOND AND BEYOND: Sir Sean Connery at 85

August 25, 2015

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Today is Sir Sean Connery's 85th birthday, and to celebrate, I thought I'd take a look back at Connery's relationship with James Bond, the character that made him famous.

BOND GIRLS ARE FOREVER – Seven Bond Girls To Host UNICEF Charity Event In Oslo

July 27, 2015

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It’s rare that I get excited about a Bond themed event, but this is somewhat of an exception. On August 20, seven of the most beautiful and glamorous James Bond ladies will be in Oslo for one unforgettable event entitled ‘BOND GIRLS ARE FOREVER’. The former Bond Girls will bring their classic charm and glamour […]

THE MAN WHO FLEW TO EARTH – James Bond Stunt Performer Directs Incredible Stunt Documentary

July 25, 2015

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With the latest Bond adventure, SPECTRE, due to hit our screens this October, it’s worth remembering that so much of what makes Bond great comes down to the dedicated stunt performers who allow 007 to do the impossible and to save the day. Roy Taylor is one of those stunt performers, whose credits include SPECTRE, […]

READY FOR ACTION – Anthony Sinclair unveil their first ready-to-wear Conduit Cut suit

May 7, 2015

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We’ve all dreamed of being Bond. Admit it, you’ve done the gunbarrel in the mirror and uttered the immortal line in your best Sean Connery accent. Sadly, for many of us, the thrill of the adventure, the exotic locations, the fast cars and beautiful women are all tantalizingly out of reach, forever consigned to fantasy. […]

KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE – Costume Designer Arianne Phillips & Mr. Porter’s Toby Batemen at the Savile Row Pop Up Store

January 20, 2015

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Kingsman: The Secret Service has managed to pull off a film merchandising first by teaming with online luxury menswear retailer Mr. Porter to create the Kingsman Collection, comprising of suiting, clothing, and accessories, as used in the actual film. I was fortunate enough to get a chance to visit the Kingsman Collection pop up store […]

FLEMING: THE MAN WHO WOULD BE BOND – Sky’s Miniseries Comes To DVD

April 9, 2014

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“You see mister Bond, we are not so different, you and I.” No, it’s not a line from one of the nefarious villains Fleming’s 007 adventures, but the underlying theme of Sky’s new miniseries, “Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond”. Whilst it is true that there are many similarities between Bond and his creator, […]

JAMES BOND, 007 – 50th ANNIVERSARY: TOP 10 BOND MOMENTS

January 24, 2013

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What with being caught up with all the splendid events surrounding the 50th Anniversary of the James Bond film franchise, I completely forgot to post this. So, although the 50th anniversary was last year, let’s just put that aside and celebrate my top ten moments from the last 50 years where Bond has shown that nobody […]

Casino Royale – How Daniel Craig’s Bond triumphed over expectations.

June 2, 2011

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When Pierce Brosnan took over the role of James Bond in 1995, some said it was a role he was destined to play. Tall, dark and handsome, he’d even been married to a former Bond girl, Cassandra Harris, who sadly passed away in 1991. After Cubby Broccoli met Brosnan on the set of For Your […]

John Barry – Film’s greatest composer passes away.

January 31, 2011

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John Barry, one of cinema’s greatest composers, has passed away today, aged 77. His passing is truly tragic and the film industry has lost one of its genuine legends. Any Bond fan knows John Barry and his more than considerable contribution to helping create that cinematic legend. His scores for eleven of the James Bond […]

James Bond Style – MI6-hq.com launch a stylish new section.

October 19, 2010

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As I’m sure many of you are aware, I’m quite a fan of James Bond, oo7. So, I was extremely flattered to be asked to contribute to the spanking new style section of the excellent MI6-hq.com, the largest unofficial James Bond site on the net. Whilst the style section is still in its infancy, it’s […]