May 27, 2018

Observations and opinions from Jake Smith.

007 Days of 007: YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE (1967)

November 1, 2015 Jake Smith

Jake’s Take: One Image from You Only Live Twice (Lewis Gilbert, 1967) The image of SPECTRE’s volcano base inspires a brief consideration of Bond’s first meeting with Ernst Stavro Blofeld and the ever increasing stakes of the […]

007 Days of 007: THUNDERBALL (1965)

October 31, 2015 Jake Smith

Jake’s Take: One Image from Thunderball (Terence Young, 1965) An image from later in the film illustrates Sean Connery’s confidence in his role as well as the film’s wealth of wonderful women. “I think he got […]

007 Days of 007: GOLDFINGER (1964)

October 31, 2015 Jake Smith

Jake’s Take: One Image from Goldfinger (Guy Hamilton, 1964) The image of a girl painted in gold, in the film some consider the gold standard for the James Bond series. “Gold? All over?” In my previous posts […]

007 Days of 007: DR. NO (1962)

October 31, 2015 Jake Smith

Jake’s Take: One Image from Dr. No (Terence Young, 1962) Jake Smith examines an image that introduced filmgoers around the world to Ian Fleming’s suave secret agent, James Bond. “Bond. James Bond.” It was the introduction heard […]

Jake’s Take: 007 Days of 007

October 30, 2015 Jake Smith

Discuss: Jake’s Take Introduction to 007 Days of 007 Counting down the seven days until the release of SPECTRE, Jake Smith examines one image from each (official) Bond film from Dr. No to Skyfall On behalf […]

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