sean connery Archives

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"? 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)[...]
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[...]
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
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
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
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[...]
Sean Connery Is Magneto
Even more, Sean Connery as now, as James Bond And while Connery never tried out for Magneto in the films, he was approached to play Sir Ian McKellan's other big role, Gandalf, but turned it down. Is this a stretch? I don't think so Because there's one hell of a giveaway at the end… Ba dah! Ba[...]
Jack Ryan: Shadow Dullard – Look! It Moves! By Adi Tantimedh
Nobody ever talks about how cool a hero Jack Ryan is or how great the books or movies were.  When people talk about The Hunt for Red October, they talk about Sean Connery playing a Russian submarine captain with a Scottish accent.  Nobody talks about the Jack Ryan movies, ever Ryan himself is a complete[...]