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Pardon the intensely laboured Bond-pun in the headline. The reason: Sky TV is soon to be the only place you'll be able to catch Bond films on television, for the next year at least. BSkyB this week announced plans to launch Sky Movies 007, an entire HD channel dedicated to the Bond canon – having already bought the TV rights to the Bond back catalogue.

Discussing the move, our own Stuart Heritage noted: "If it treats the films anything like it treats Formula One – the world's dullest sport – then the films will be shown ad-free in blazing HD, supported by reverential interviews and featurettes that will only enhance the viewing experience. It'll be the best possible way there is to watch James Bond."

However, opinions among the Guardian's readers have been far from uniformly positive:

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