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007 experts and fans from around the world discuss the latest news and views on the James Bond universe

007 experts and fans from around the world discuss the latest news and views on the James Bond universe
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United States

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007 experts and fans from around the world discuss the latest news and views on the James Bond universe

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English

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Episodes

James Bond & Friends - Episode 008 (No Socks Please, We're British)

4/26/2019
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Dissecting the Bond 25 reveal event. In this special extended episode, we take apart the Bond 25 live reveal event. How did it all go down? What was expected and was surprising? Along the way we trip over a forgetful producer, the fate of an audio guy, fake tweets, a younger looking cast, why Naomie Harris was in Jamaica, the absence of Blofeld, Rami Malek's stare, Felix Leiter's precarious fate, the meaning of treachery, and why you should wear socks to avoid suspicion. The recording took...

Duration:01:40:45

James Bond & Friends - Episode 007 (Double Bourbons)

4/23/2019
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What were Bond's drinking habits across the books and how do they differ in the films? We discuss aspects of James Bond's drinks and along the way we mull over the loss of local flavour, drinks missing from the films, Bond's salad dressing recipe, chaining carte blanche's, following 007's trail in NYC, substitutions for illusive Kina Lillet (and how they blew a big marketing opportunity), how to mix a perfect Vesper, shaking versus stirring, brandless bourbon, Ian Fleming's gin, and when...

Duration:00:58:14

James Bond & Friends - Episode 006 (A Fish That Winks)

4/17/2019
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What films are most indicative of each actor's run at Bond? This episode of 'James Bond & Friends' is hosted by Paul Atkinson with guests David Leigh, Bill Koenig and James Page. With all quiet on the Bond 25 front, we assemble a panel to discuss a few timeless topics. Along the way we stumble on baby powder blue romper suits, film franchise formulas, MGM's 40-year financial slump, more licenced clothing suggestions, ageing 80s tech, clown suits, dated visual effects, drinking on the job,...

Duration:01:10:57

James Bond & Friends - Episode 005 (Everybody Dies)

4/11/2019
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What's the deal with the 'traditional' Bond production press conference? This episode of 'James Bond & Friends' is hosted by Paul Atkinson with guests Mark O'Connell, David Leigh, Bill Koenig and James Page. We discuss the kind of Bond film we are hoping for from Craig and Fukunaga, and expectations of a kick-off press conference any day now. Along the way we spoil the plot to several classics, uncover 'stealth writers' in our midst, curse local papers' photo editors, highlight the dangers...

Duration:01:03:12

James Bond & Friends - Episode 004 (Thai Boys)

4/2/2019
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What will happen to the series after Daniel Craig departs? This episode of 'James Bond & Friends' is hosted by James Page with guests Calvin Dyson, Mark O'Connell, and David Leigh. We chat about the possible options the series faces after Craig steps down after Bond 25, including the idea of rebooting the series and filming the books in order as period pieces, and the crunch timetable for the 60th anniversary. Along the way, we stumble upon Bond-trainees for baton passing, flirting with...

Duration:01:12:36

James Bond & Friends - Episode 003 (Over The Pinewood Hedges)

3/22/2019
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All the latest Bond 25 news discussion. This episode of 'James Bond & Friends' is hosted by James Page with guests Calvin Dyson, Mark O'Connell, and David Leigh. We chat about the latest Bond 25 news including the new 'working title', Danny Boyle's reasons for departure, Norway, and electric cars. Calvin reports from the Q The Music concert and we also discuss the state of 007 merchandise and the potential for future Bond games. Along the way, we stumble upon fake title ideas, a Bond...

Duration:00:53:28

James Bond & Friends - Episode 002 (Biscuit Boys)

3/17/2019
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Is Bond 25 a make or break film for Daniel Craig's legacy? This episode of 'James Bond & Friends' is hosted by James Page with guests Paul Atkinson, Calvin Dyson, and David Leigh. Originally recorded along with Episode 001, we found ourselves descending into general banter about the franchise and the over-arching aspects of how Daniel Craig’s tenure may end and whether Bond 25 is a make or break film. Along the way, we consider watching the films from a different perspective, leaving...

Duration:00:41:50

James Bond & Friends - Episode 001 (Prime Rib 007)

3/9/2019
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Is this thing on? The debut episode of 'James Bond & Friends' is hosted by James Page with guests Paul Atkinson, Calvin Dyson, and David Leigh. We catch up on the latest Bond 25 news and chat about the delays, script rewrites and how Craig's fifth and final outing may be shaping up. Along the way, we stumble upon the 007 sausage machine, official denials, Shatterhand double-bluffs, a musical, how to break up with a Bond girl, Netflix passwords, Italian overload, animated adventures,...

Duration:00:56:42