This two part examination of James Bond looks at how Ian Fleming’s character has remained popular for over 50 years.
Since Dr No was released in 1962, James Bond has captivated the cinema going public and delivered a character that is synonymous with Britain and sophistication. Originally from the pen of author Ian Fleming, Bond was immortalized by Sean Connery, who delivered what many to believe the best portrayal of Fleming’s fictional killer.
The Bond films have been incredibly successful, with allegedly one third of the world’s population having viewed at least one of the spy’s exploits over the years.
When the first James Bond film was released, the world was a very different place: The cold war was in full swing, Beatlemania hadn’t yet exploded on the music scene and the thought of exotic locations was a pipe dream for many. In the 1960’s the life »
- Niall Browne
Similar News ItemsStar Wars (1977)
- Star Wars 7 Might Include This Cool Nod To Han Solo's Past (From Cinema Blend. 22 October 2014, 2:50 PM, PDT)
- Disney loses 'John Carter' rights: What's next for the franchise? (From EW.com - Inside Movies. 22 October 2014, 2:03 PM, PDT)
- What are the Most Expensive Movie Trilogies of All Timec (From Rope Of Silicon. 22 October 2014, 12:37 PM, PDT)
George Lucas (I)
- Watch: 'Star Wars' Prequels Recut Into 2 Hour 40 Minute 'Turn to the Darkside: Episode 3.1' (From The Playlist. 22 October 2014, 12:00 PM, PDT)
- SXSW 2015 Sets Mark Duplass Keynote, First Wave Of Film Panels (From Deadline New York. 21 October 2014, 12:00 PM, PDT)
- Podcast: Ebola, George Lucas, Netflix, DVDs & Blu-rays and Much More (From Rope Of Silicon. 21 October 2014, 9:30 AM, PDT)
Mission: Impossible (1996)
- New clip and TV spot for John Wick starring Keanu Reeves (From Flickeringmyth. 18 October 2014, 10:39 AM, PDT)
- Paula Patton Showcases Rock Star Looks After Robin Thicke Divorce Filing—See the Pics, Plus Is She Dating Again? (From E! Online. 17 October 2014, 1:14 PM, PDT)
- 40 Great Horror Films for the Halloween Season Part 2 (From SoundOnSight. 17 October 2014, 6:17 AM, PDT)