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We Can Do Better Than Tom Hardy as James Bond

We Can Do Better Than Tom Hardy as James Bond

What if, at some point in the film, we go to some sort of Wall of Remembrance and we see photos on it of Sean Connery, Roger Moore, George Lazenby, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan, Daniel Craig, all with their code names "James Bond" adorning their photos? And next to them all--Lashana Lynch? This clears the[...]

Time Bandits Highlander Best Sean Connery Roles That Arent Bond

Time Bandits, Highlander, Best Sean Connery Roles That Aren't Bond

Actor Sean Connery is one of the most venerable and versatile actors of the 20th century Having recently 90, he’ll forever be synonymous as the first to play Ian Fleming’s agent 007 James Bond Though it’s been nearly 40 years since he played the character on screen, Connery carved quite a career for himself on[...]

James Bond: Brits Favor Sean Connery Timothy Dalton in New Poll

James Bond: Brits Favor Sean Connery, Timothy Dalton in New Poll

Not surprisingly, the most beloved Bond is the original in Sean Connery The poll was taken from over 14,000 fans in a tournament style set up by the RT Based on the works of Ian Fleming, the world's most renowned British superspy was played by six actors in Connery, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton,[...]

007 Bond Binge: Diamonds Are Forever-Connery Is Back but at What Cost

007 Bond Binge: Diamonds Are Forever-Connery Is Back but at What Cost?

Diamonds Are Forever is the final appearance of Sean Connery as James Bond in an official, Eon-productions-sanctioned film He would, of course, appear in the "rogue" Bond film Never Say Never Again in 1983, but then, as now, the problem with his portrayal was Connery was getting a little bit long-in-the-tooth to be believably bedding[...]

007 Bond Binge: You Only Live Twice aka Ninjas in Volcanoes

007 Bond Binge: You Only Live Twice aka Ninjas in Volcanoes

Courtesy MGM[/caption]You Only Live Twice also finally broke Sean Connery, who refused to sign on to another Bond film after this one Part of this was due to behind the scenes pressure: he was constantly harassed and even stalked while filming in Japan But after making five movies in five years, he wanted to branch[...]

007 Bond Binge: Thunderball: Sharks Femme Fatales and Lawsuits

007 Bond Binge: Thunderball: Sharks, Femme Fatales, and Lawsuits?

Image Credit: MGM[/caption]In a pre-credits sequence, Bond (Sean Connery) famously escapes a scrape with the use of a jet pack Ironically, as fake and weird as this scene is, the jet pack was a real piece of technology developed by Bell Aircraft and piloted by a trained pilot in the sequence rather than Connery[...]

James Bond is Really A Horrible Guy According to The Novels

James Bond is Really A Horrible Guy, According to The Novels

Except that if you read Ian Fleming's original novels, you'll discover that Bond is actually a horrible, horrible man.[caption id="attachment_1156416" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Daniel Craig as James Bond, MGM[/caption] James Bond is a Scumbag The Bond of the movies is a debonair man of action and seducer of women mostly from his depiction by Sean Connery, Roger Moore,[...]

007 Bond Binge: Goldfinger Sets Up the Good & Bad Classic Bond Tropes

It provides some of the most iconic moments, best lines, and defined the look and feel of the best and worst of the films, especially during the Sean Connery era This is in so many ways also for better or worse, considering some of the tropes originating in this film that would become standards for[...]

Daniel Craig Is The Best James Bond We Have Ever Had

Daniel Craig Is The Best James Bond We Have Ever Had

I have been watching Bond my whole life, of course, my father was a huge fan, and Sean Connery is his Bond I never saw the appeal; the sly, smooth, quippy spy bored me and ditto for Roger Moore, who my father despised He didn't have the look in my eyes He looked less like[...]

The Disney+ Version of Darby OGill and the Little People is Garbage

The Disney+ Version of "Darby O'Gill and the Little People" is Garbage

Sean Connery was just as I remember him Janet Munro was the same, too But somehow the main characters had lost some of their edge, even their Irishness in some sense It felt blander, more dumbed down.At first, I thought this was some strange Mandela Effect, or perhaps just the worst impulses of nostalgia[...]

007 Bond Binge: "From Russia With Love"

There's even an argument to be made that Daniel Craig's "James Blonde" is really more Robert Shaw as Red Grant than Sean Connery as 007.And what would From Russia With Love be without the love aspect? While Tatiana Romanova (Daniela Bianchi) is ordered to seduce Bond as part of a mission, and Bond goes into[...]

007 Bond Binge: Dr. No

007 Bond Binge: Dr. No

James Bond." When Sean Connery uttered that classic line as his first piece of dialogue in 1961's Dr No, he changed the course of cinema history forever The Bond franchise, now in its seventh decade, has produced 25 official films, several unofficial and spoof films, and remains one of the top film franchises of all[...]

Your Best James Bond Ill Take Ursula Andress Thank You. (OPINION)

Your Best "James Bond"? I'll Take Ursula Andress, Thank You. (OPINION)

Sean Connery was the first face of Bond, sauntering his way into movie theaters with Dr No in 1962 Connery, the eternally Scottish Man's Man, stayed on as Bond for nearly 10 years, appearing in From Russia with Love (1963), Goldfinger (1964), Thunderball (1965), You Only Live Twice (1967) and leaving the series (sort of)[...]

Bond&#8230James Bond To Take Over Stores Shelves From Funko

Bond…James Bond To Take Over Stores Shelves From Funko

Bond is one of those licences that they are very protective over. There should really be more stuff out there. I am also astonished that it took this long for Funko to get their hands on this one. But, they always do. And now we are going to get tons and tons of 007 Pops, […]

No Mr. Bond I Expect You To Stand On My Shelf&#8230

No, Mr. Bond, I Expect You To Stand On My Shelf…

The figure is based on how Sean Connery appeared as OO7 in Goldfinger The sculpt looks really good, but what may be the best things are the accessories You get a pistol, a small and large homer tracking device, Fort submariner wristwatch, a recovered German gold bullion bar, Fort Knox bullion bar, a secret note[...]

Getting The Bonds Back Together &#8211 Roger Moore On Rumored Project

Getting The Bonds Back Together – Roger Moore On Rumored Project

but it's a fun idea.Sir Roger Moore told the Sun that producers are trying to line up a film ala The Expendables, that would start previous James Bonds: Moore (89), Sean Connery (84), George Lazenby (75), Timothy Dalton (71) and Pierce Brosnan (65) Moore says that the hold up on the project is Connery who[...]

Alan Moores League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen To Get Film Reboot

Alan Moore's League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen To Get Film Reboot

Their first attempt in 2003 starred Sean Connery and opened #2 at the box office behind Pirates of the Caribbean only to get blasted by the critics and burn out at only $178 million Plans for a sequel at the time were killed and Connery retired from the industry shortly after.The new film will not[...]

Why Christopher Plummer Turned Down The Role Of Gandalf

Why Christopher Plummer Turned Down The Role Of Gandalf

The role was offered to Sean Connery and Christopher Plummer prior to the now almost synonymous face taking the part Plummer recently visited Conan where he talked about why he turned down the role, playfully hating McKellen for doing such a great job He also talks about why he never wants to retire and his[...]

Dave Sim Could Create And Publish James Bond Comics If He Wanted

Dave Sim Could Create And Publish James Bond Comics If He Wanted

No Sean Connery Bond for you, not even in Canada And Blofeld may not have a white cat...So, yes, Dave Sim could if he wanted, publish James Bond comic books It's just that most of us wouldn't be able to get copies.. legally.  On January the 1st, the character of James Bond entered public domain[...]

James Bond Aficionados Gather And Talk Best Bonds And Their Legacy At Comikaze

James Bond Aficionados Gather And Talk Best Bonds And Their Legacy At Comikaze

Travis Langley (author of Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Knight) Sean Connery played by Steven Jay Rubin (author of The James Bond Films: A Behind the Scenes History and The Complete James Bond Encyclopedia) George Lazenby played by Malcolm McNeill (international law attorney) Roger Moore played by William O’Neill (artist, initial creator of Hurricane Entertainment comic[...]